Rachel is from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, and graduated magna cum laude from St. Olaf College (in Northfield, Minnesota) in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. While at St. Olaf, Dr. Bies was involved in cardiac physiology research, and after graduation moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to continue her research at Emory University. She returned to Minnesota for medical school, graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2005. Dr. Bies remained at the University for her pediatric residency training, and completed a year as chief resident.
She is board certified in pediatrics, and joined Wayzata Children’s Clinic in 2009 where she is a past president. Her clinical interests include caring for medically complex children and the medical home model of care. Rachel and her husband live in Plymouth, and in her spare time she enjoys reading, relaxing at the lake, and connecting with family and friends.
Mpls-St. Paul Magazine Rising Star Top Dr 2019, 2018, 2017
Sun Newspapers Best Pediatrician 2018, 2014