Diane Madlon-Kay, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Diane Madlon-Kay

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-333-0770

Office Address:
Smiley's Family Medicine Clinic
2020 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407

MD, New York Medical College

Residency, Madigan Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency

MS, University of Minnesota


Diane Madlon-Kay, MD, MS, trained in an army family medicine residency and served five additional peace-time years. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency faculty in 2005, she taught at Regions Hospital. In addition to conducting her own research projects, Madlon-Kay is active in several practice-based research networks. Her primary area of clinical and research interest is maternal-child health, specifically newborn jaundice. 


Maternal child health, practice-based research networks, evidence-based medicine



Madlon-Kay DJ, Munib S. Autism screening and MMR vaccination in children of Somali refugees. International Journal of Clinical Medicine Research. 2016;3(1):17-9.

Madlon-Kay DJ, Kasi S, Malik N. Developmental screening of Somali children: use of the parents’ evaluation of developmental status (PEDS) questionnaire. Int J Clin Med. 2016;3(1):13-16.

Faisal M, Madlon-Kay DJ. For what gastrointestinal disorders in adults are probiotics effective? Evidence-Based Practice. 2015;18(10):9-10.

Townsend L. Madlon-Kay DJ. Is it safe to add long-acting B-2 agonists to inhaled corticosteroids in patients with persistent asthma? J Fam Pract. 2015;64(6):370-1.

Zayed S, Madlon-Kay DJ. Growth hormone for treatment of idiopathic short stature in children. Am Fam Physician. 2015;92(1):64.

Madlon-Kay DJ. Dizziness. In: Smith MA, Shimp LA, Schrager S, eds. Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and Prevention. Sixth edition. Lange; 2014:145-8.



  • Family medicine, Women's health, Children's health