For as long as she can remember, Kate Hecker knew that she would someday be a physician. Perhaps she was influenced by her grandfather, a general practitioner in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, where she grew up, perhaps not.
She graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee in 2010 and then attended the University of Minnesota for her residency in pediatrics. Late this summer, Dr Hecker joined the providers of PYAM and it seems her destiny has been fulfilled.
Eager to begin practicing, she joined the staff during the always hectic school physical season. When not busy at work, she is busy with her husband Aaron, and sons, Trey (age 4) and Jax (age 2). Her many interests include: baking, yoga, volleyball, and of course playing with her sons, whom she says “are amazing.”
Dr. Hecker is now seeing patients in the Saint Paul & Maplewood office. Please join us in welcoming her to Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine.