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Jennifer Harrington, M.D.

Jennifer Harrington, MD

Jennifer Harrington, MD

Dr. Jennifer Harrington is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota.

She is a renowned plastic surgeon who utilizes her experience, advanced surgical training, unsurpassed technical skills and sound aesthetic judgment to help patients of all walks of life achieve their unique vision of who they are through appearance-enhancing procedures.

She is well-known for bringing the highest standards of medical excellence to procedures of the breast, body and face. Her extensive experience performing breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tuck, liposuction, brow lift and facelift attracts patients from across the Midwest.

Dr. Harrington serves as Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Memorial Hospital, level 1 trauma center, and is a nationally recognized trauma healthcare specialist whose dedication and compassion have led her to travel the world — including Africa, Guatemala and Peru — to reconstruct and correct deformities of underprivileged children. Her reconstructive surgery skills earned her a reputation of excellence across the nation when she reattached the arms of a two-year-old boy following a devastating accident.

Awards and Accolades

mag-mnmonthlyDr. Harrington has been featured in numerous publications and was named one of the “Best Doctors for Women” by Minnesota Monthly magazine. She has also been honored with a “40 Under 40” award by the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal and included in the Minneapolis / St. Paul Magazine “Top Docs” issue 11 years in a row.

Dr. Harrington performs surgery at some of the best medical facilities in Minneapolis and St. Paul, including St. John’s Hospital, the West Health Surgery Center, Minnetonka Surgery Center, and the North Memorial Medical Center, where she also serves as the Director of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Harrington’s Education

Dr. Harrington earned her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Riverside and her Doctor of Medicine degree at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She served a general surgery residency at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester and a fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Minnesota.

She has been serving the aesthetic and reconstructive needs of plastic surgery patients at her state-of-the-art Harrington Plastic Surgery practice for more than 16 years. Dr. Harrington, a board-certified plastic surgeon, is a proud member of several professional organizations, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the American Medical Women’s Association and the American Medical Association.


Board Certifications:

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2001
American Board of Plastic Surgery, Recertification, 2011
Additional Qualifications: Trained in Micro-vascular and Hand Surgery


University of California at Riverside, BS in Biochemistry
University of California at Riverside, Masters in Biochemistry
Medical School, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Plastic Surgery Fellow, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus


American Board of Plastic Surgery
Minnesota Academy of Plastic Surgeons
American Medical Society
Mayo Alumni Association
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
University of Minnesota Alumni
Women’s Medical Association

Current Positions:

Harrington Plastic Surgery, Private Practice, 2000-present
University of Minnesota, Adjunct Professor, 2000-present
North Memorial Hospital, Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006-present
Minnesota Medical License, 2000-present


North Memorial MD News, 2015
Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine / Top Doctors, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Minnesota Monthly Magazine / Best Doctors for Women, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine / Forty under Forty, 2003-2004

Hospital Affiliations:

North Memorial
3300 Oakdale Avenue North
Robbinsdale, MN 55422-2926

West Health
2855 Campus Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55441

St John’s Hospital
1575 Beam Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109

Maplewood Surgery Center
1655 Beam Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109

Maple Grove Hospital
9875 Hospital Drive
Maple Grove, MN 55369