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Maja Z. Katusic, M.D.

  1. Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Maja Z. Katusic, M.D., is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, with a special clinical interest in autism spectrum disorder and developmental delay.

Her clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in comprehensive medical evaluation and management of children from infancy through 18 years of age who present for a wide range of developmental or behavioral concerns, including autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, intellectual disability, learning difficulties, ADHD, and disruptive behavior.
  • Evaluating children through Mayo Clinic Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics to determine how to best serve the needs of her patients and their families.
  • Utilizing a compassionate, patient and family centered approach when formulating the plan of care for your child and your family.

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Katusic is actively involved in research, with a special focus on investigating risk factors and outcomes in autism spectrum disorder. She is also passionate about education of medical students, residents, and her patient families about the field of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.

  1. Attention-deficit and disruptive behavior disorders
  2. Autism spectrum disorder
  3. Intellectual disability
  4. Learning disorders
  1. 2020
    Fellow - Developmental-Behavioral PediatricsBaylor College of Medicine
  2. 2017
    Resident - PediatricsMedical College of Wisconsin
  3. 2014
    Medical School - Doctor of MedicineTulane University School of Medicine
  4. 2010
    BS - Major: Science Pre-Professional Studies Minor: Science Technology and ValuesUniversity of Notre Dame


  1. 2021
    Developmental Behavioral PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2017
    Pediatrics (Archived)American Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Speaker of the Quarter award for the Pediatric resident noon conference series Mayo Clinic
  2. 2022
    Minnesota Top Doctor 2022 Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  3. 2021
    Mayo Clinic Above and Beyond RecognitionMayo Clinic
  4. 2019
    Chief FellowBaylor College of Medicine Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics fellowship program
  5. 2013
    Gold Humanism Society Member: Elected by peers in recognition of compassion and professionalism in patient care. Awarded to 20% of senior medical school class.Gold Humanism Honor Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association and Zumbro Valley Medical Society
  2. 2019 - 2020
    Chief FellowBaylor College of Medicine Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics fellowship program
  3. 2019 - present
    MentorAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  4. 2018 - 2019
    Subspecialty Fellowship Trainee DelegateDevelopmental Behavioral Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Trainees
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics