Nancy Hutchison, MD
Nancy A. Hutchison, MD is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Specialist and the Medical Director of Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship for the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Minneapolis, Minn. Dr. Hutchison graduated first in her medical school class at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at North Carolina Baptist Hospital and PMR residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Hutchison has quality and programmatic oversight for cancer rehabilitation and cancer survivorship for the Allina Hospitals and the Courage Kenny Sports and Physical Therapy. Under her direction AllinaHealth cancer rehabilitation program has become STAR (Survivorship, Training and Rehabilitation) Program® Certified and her team won the 2013 Allina Award of Excellence. Her duties include directing over 80 STAR Certified™ Clinicians in cancer rehabilitation, more than 40 Certified Lymphedema Therapists and creating survivorship provider networks within Allina Health.
Dr. Hutchison has received a number of awards for her work including the 2009 Allina Hospitals and Clinics Uncommon Caring Award, the 2010 Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Robert and Yvonne MacDonald Distinguished Employee Award. She is known for creating a standard of excellence and uniform protocols for cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema care across Allina Health. She received certification as a Lymphedema Therapist from the Klose Training Institute in 2007, advanced certification by the Lymphology Association of North America in 2008 and STAR™ Clinician Certification by Oncology Rehab Partners in 2011. Dr. Hutchison served as the Chair of the National Lymphedema Network Medical Advisory Committee from 2010-2013. She is named as one of the Top Doctors by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and Top Doctors for Women by Minnesota Monthly.