Frederick Thomas Strobl, M.D.

Frederick Thomas Strobl, M.D.

I have enjoyed over the years working with my patients to improve their neurologic health. I am still seeing patients who began with me during my first year with the clinic.

New patients are by physician referral only.

I enjoy golf, travel and reading.

specializing in

Alzheimer’s disease
Brain protection
Head injury/Concussion management
Parkinson’s disease

Primary Office

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
Golden Valley/Main Office

4225 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55422

Hospital Affiliations


Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Education, Certifications, Memberships

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York, 1968
Recipient of Lockheed Leadership Scholarship – a four year, full tuition academic scholarship – chosen by Admissions Committee for Scholarship, Leadership and Civic Affairs.  RPI’s highest scholarship.  Lockheed gave 10 scholarships annually, one to each of those it deemed the best engineering schools in the United States (eg, RPI, CalTech, MIT, Carnegie, Case)
Princeton University Scholarship, 1967
National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame:  Scholar-Athlete Award, 1967
Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering with Distinction; Minors in Computer Science and Control Systems, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1971
Elected Eta Kappa Nu (EE Honorary)
Doctor of Medicine – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis , 1975
Accepted into and completed accelerated program graduating in three years instead of four.  Did research with Mechanical Engineering Department on Bronchial Elasticity and Flow Dynamics.
Awarded the Upjohn Award, given by Medical School Faculty to “That Member of the Senior Class Who Shows Exceptional Promise for Making an Outstanding Contribution to Medicine”, 1975
Scholastic Standing Committee – alternate student member, 1973-1975
Medical Internship – Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1976
Medical Residency – University of Minnesota Neurology Program, Minneapolis, 1979
Rotations at Hennepin County Medical Center and St. Paul Ramsey
Chief Resident at University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center
Shapiro Award – Given to the highest ranking Neurology Resident at the University of Minnesota based on competitive national testing.  Ranked 93rd percentile or approximately 6th highest resident in United States, 1978
Scholarship to study Electromyography at the National Hospital for Nervous Disease, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK, 1977
Electroencephalography Fellowship – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, 1979

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Board of Neurologic Rehabilitation
Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners

 American Academy of Neurology
 American Medical Association
 Minnesota Medical Association
 Hennepin County Medical Association
 Minnesota Association of Neurosciences
 American Electroencephalographic Society
 American Medical Electroencephalographic Society
 American Society of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
 Hennepin County Medical Society Foundation for Health Care Evaluation
 Ethics Committee (Metropolitan Medical Center, St. Francis, Ridgeview Medical Center)
 Young Presidents Organization (YPO)
 World Presidents Organization (WPO)

Publications, Directorships, Boards, Additional Positions

Director, Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology Board of Directors, 1990-2015

Chairman, President and co-Founder of CNS, Inc (CNXS), 1982-1996
Begun as a medical electronics manufacturer which designed, manufactured, distributed and marketed neurophysiologic devices for operating and emergency rooms, ICUs, brain processing/dementia, nerve research and diagnosis, sleep analysis.  The OR devices showed a 70 – 90% reduction in stroke in certain high-risk surgeries.  Eventually became the manufacturer, distributer and marketer for Breathe Right® Nasal Strips.

Dr. Strobl is the author of the novels Presidential Migraines© and the newly released Greek Flu©, which was an Award-Winning Finalist in the Fiction: Thriller/Adventure category of the 2012 International Book Awards.  See, Dr. Fritz Strobl: Author of the Jack Stevens Novel Series, for more information about Presidential Migraines©, Greek Flu© and other upcoming Jack Stevens novels.