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Aron Adkins MD

  • Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
  • Fellowship in diabetes and metabolism, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, MN. 
  • Special interests: thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer, bone and adrenal disorders, pituitary disorders, diabetes and others
  • Started at SCRMC in 2014.

Michele Armstrong MD

  • University of Texas Medical School
  • Special interests: family medicine, women's health, obstetrics, dermatology
  • Started at SCRMC in 1997

Semi Ayub MD

  • Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan
  • Internship at Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan
  • Medical officer at Rahat Memorial Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Internship at Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota
  • Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Minnesota
  • Special Interests: musculoskeletal complaints, rheumatic conditions, lupus , gout, arthritis, joint pain and similar issues

Holly Bailey PhD, Psychologist

  • Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Pre-Doctorate Internship, Tewksbury Hospital, MA
  • Post-Doctorate Fellowship, Tewksbury Hospital, MA
  • Barnert Hospital, Paterson NJ
  • Special Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Phobias, Panic Attacks, PTSD, Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse/Dependence, Parenting/Discipline for young children and teens, Spirituality, Trauma, Mood Swings, Adolescent Sex Behavior Disorders, Psychological Testing
  • Started at SCRMC in 2008

Gurdesh Bedi MD

  • Neurology Residency, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.
  • Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Diplomate in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • Fellow and Diplomate of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). 
  • Special Interests:Subspecialty training in Neuromuscular Medicine. Diagnosis and management of Nerve, Muscle and Spine disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, neck and back pain, and neuropathy amongst others.

St Croix Neurology, offers consulting and managment services for : headaches, back and neck pain, epilepsy, stroke, neuropathy, seizures, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, muscle spasticity, dizziness and gait imbalance and stroke.

EMG/EEG Testing

New therapeutics:  Botox®, Qutenza®, Neurology Infusion Center

Peter Benson MD

  • University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, Dallas, TX
  • Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Medical Director Maple Grove Hospital Laboratory
  • Deputy Medical Examiner, Hennepin County ME Office
  • MEDTOX Laboratories 2011

Marsha Beyer MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Special interests: family medicine, women's health, obstetrics, pediatrics
  • Started at SCRMC in 1987

William Beyer MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • DOT Certified Medical Examiner
  • Special interests: family medicine, behavioral and mental health
  • Started at SCRMC in 1986

Jennifer Beyer MD, Psychiatrist

  • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Medical School, University of Texas, Houston, TX
  • Psychiatry Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Yale Child Study Center, New  Haven, CT
  • Special interests: Children 2 yrs though adults
  • Started at SCRMC in July 2012

Rachel Brang PA-C

  • BS in Biology, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
  • Physicians Assistant Studies, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Joined St. Croix Orthopaedics in 2012
  • Special interests: assist physicians in surgery and hold post-operative clinics
  • Started at SCRMC in 2012

Joseph A. Browning MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Chief Resident in Internal Medicine: Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease: University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease

Jeanine Brunclik MD

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School
  • Special interests: family medicine, women's health and obstetrics
  • Started at SCRMC in 2006

Bradley Byker CRNA

Carissa Carlson PA-C

  • Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies,  Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
  • Special interests:  preventive medicine, women's health and medicine, pediatrics, developmental disabilities, and diabetes care
  • Started at SCRMC in 2009

Mark Catlin MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Medical Director Three Rivers Pathology in Minnesota.
  • Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Board Certified Cytopathology
  • MEDTOX Laboratories 2007

 

Chokchai Chareandee MD

  • Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship in Nephrology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship in Nephrology Transplant, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • Started at SCRMC 2007

Glenn Ciegler MD, PhD

  • University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana College of Medicine
  • PhD in biomaterials (artificial bone) University of Illinois
  • St. Croix Orthopaedics
  • Special interests: joint replacements, arthroscopy and outdoor sports activities
  • Started at SCRMC in 2012

Melanie Creger MA, LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)

  • Bachelors Degree, Social Work, University of Minnesota
  • Masters Degree, Counseling Psychology, St. Mary's Graduate Center, Minneapolis
  • Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor  (AODA)
  • Special Interests: gambling addiction, marriage and family counseling, adolescents, play therapy, treating mood and dissociative disorders, codependency, eating disorders, bariatric support, gay/lesbian, grief, sexual abuse, women’s issues
  • Started at SCRMC in 2007

Erin Dehn PA-C

  • University of Nebraska--Omaha, Physician Assistant Studies
  • NCCPA Certified
  • Started at SCRMC in 2009

Stephen Dennis DO

  • University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME
  • Rotating Internship EW Sparrow, Lansing, MI
  • Deaconess Hospital Residency, Evansville, IL
  • Board Certified Family Medicine
  • Special interests: emergency medicine, osteopathic manipulation
  • Started at SCRMC in April 2012

Jonn B Dinnies PA-C

  • Drexel University School of Medicine/Allied Health, Philadelphia, PA
  • Owned and operated Luck Medical Clinic
  • HealthPartners Medical Group/Luck Medical Clinic
  • Special Interests: family medicine, urgent care, and sports medicine.
  • Certified DOT Medical Examiner
  • Polk County Cornor
  • Started at SCRMC in 2014

T. Bruce Ferrara MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Pediatric Residency and Internship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Fellowship in Neonatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics and Neonatology
  • Started at SCRMC in 1994

Patricia Fettes PhD, Psychologist

  • Purdue University
  • VA Medical Center and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Internship and Fellowship Programs
  • Special Interests: general psychology, health psychology, chronic pain, mood and anxiety disorders, insomnia, eating disorders, smoking cessation
  • Started at SCRMC in 1999

David Folden MD

  • University of North Dakota Medical School
  • North Suburban Eye Specialists
  • Special interests: comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract and refractive surgery
     

Geoff Gorres MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • US Naval Hospital Internship and Residency, Pensacola, FL
  • Board Certified in Family Practice and Emergency Medicine
  • Special Interests: emergency medicine and specialty family practice
  • Started at SCRMC 2011

Faith Gustafson PA-C

  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Special interests: family medicine, women’s health
  • Started June 2012

Jeffrey Hall MD

Chief Medical Officer

  • University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha, NE
  • DOT Certified Medical Examiner
  • Special interests: family medicine, pediatrics, adult medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in 2001

Melissa Hall MD

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School
  • Special interests: family medicine, obstetrics, women's health, pediatrics
  • Started at SCRMC in 2001

Patrick Hedlund MD

  • University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI
  • Special interests:  family medicine, obstetrics including c-sections, pediatrics
  • Started at SCRMC in 1987

Thomas Hinck MD

  • University of MInnesota Medical School
  • Broadlawn Hospital of Des Moines Residency
  • Special Interests:  emergency medicine and family medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in 1986

Jason Hoechst CRNA

Inieke Ikpe MD

  • St. George’s University School of Medicine, St. George’s Grenada, West Indies
  • Special interests: family medicine, obstetrics, preventive care
  • Started at SCRMC in August 2012


John Ingalls MD

  • University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Special interests:   family medicine, geriatrics, emergent care
  • Started at SCRMC in 2011

Leah Jacobs FNP

  • Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Special interests: family medicine, women, infants and children
  • Started at SCRMC in 2011


Steven Johnson MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Internship
  • University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, Radiology Residency
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MRI Fellowship
  • Board Certified in Radiology
  • Started at SCRMC in 2007

Matthew Johnson MD

  • University of MN School of Medicine
  • North Suburban Eye Specialists
  • Special interests: glaucoma specialist, advanced cataract surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Started at SCRMC in 2013

Brent Kapfer CRNA

North Metro Anesthesia’s Brent Kapfer, CRNA, FAAPM

  • Provides epidural steroid injections for patients with chronic pain as an adjunct to SCRMC’s Pain Clinic.
  • Works with patients who have spine-related low back/neck pain due to arthritis, a car accident, or a disc hernia,
  • Works occasionally with patients with musculoskeletal pain.

As part of SCRMC’s multidisciplinary approach to managing pain, Kapfer’s services are integrated with the providers involved in a given patient’s care.

Steve Karo PA-C

  • Alderson-Broaddus College-Master Physician Assistant Studies, Philippi, WV
  • Special interests: family medicine, pain medicine, orthopedics, sports medicine, rheumatology
  • Started at SCRMC in 2010

Allison Karun MD

  • University of South Dakota Vermillion Medical School
  • Special interests: obstetrics, women's health, post-menopausal care, pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, vaginall vault prolapse and laparoscopy
  • Started at SCRMC in 2007

Enver Khan MD

  • Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Fellowship in Transplant Nephrology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Special interests: chronic kidney disease, mineral and bone disease, kidney transplantation, glomerular diseases and proteinuria.
  • Started at SCRMC in 2012

Talha Khan MD

  • Medical School, Dow Medical College, Karachi Pakistan
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship in Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Started at SCRMC in 2014

James Kravig MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Special interests: gastroenterology
  • Started at SCRMC in 1985

Arne Lagus MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Special interests: family medicine, geriatrics, sports medicine, eye care, dermatology
  • Started at SCRMC in 1966

Mark Lobanoff MD

  • Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia
  • North Suburban Eye Specialists
  • Staff member, University of Colorado’s Department of Ophthalmology
  • Special interests: cornea specialist, ophthalmic and refractive surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology

Amy Ludwikowski MD

  • Rural Medical Education Program, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Spanish language proficiency, Medical Spanish Course
  • DOT Certified Medical Examiner
  • Special interests: family medicine, women's health, obstetrics, mental health, opioid dependence treatment, adult/pediatric sexual assault treatment and counseling
  • Started at SCRMC in 2009

Rebecca Lyman MD

  • Medical College of Wisconsin Medical School
  • DOT Certified Medical Examiner
  • Special interests: family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology pediatrics, adolescent care, colposcopy, cryotherapy, LEEP procedures
  • Started at SCRMC in 1996

Sheffey Massey DO FACEP

  • Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • National Association of EMS Physicians
  • Started at SCRMC in February 2014

Charles W. Mayo II MD, Psychiatrist

  • Medical School, University of MN
  • Internship: Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown NY
  • Psychiatry Residency, Menninger Clinic, Topeka KS
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship,  Menninger  Clinic, Topeka, KS
  • Special interests: Holistic/Integrative Psychiatry and Mind/Body Medicine. 
  • Board Certified Psychiatry
  • Started at SCRMC March 2013

Patrick McDonough MD

  • St. Mathew's University, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Family Medicine Residency, Mayo Graduate School of Medical Education, Rochester, MN
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
  • Special Interests:  non-invasive orthopedics, nutrition and fitness, musculo-skeletal disorders , ultrasound guided treatments, concussion management
  • Started at SCRMC in 2010

Steven Meisterling MD

  • Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Trained in sports medicine at American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Special interests: general orthopaedics, joint replacements, fracture injuries of the hip, knee and ankle, arthroscopy and sports medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in 2012

Katie Moriarty MD

  • Medical School: University of Minnesota
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital New Haven, CT
  • PHD in Investigative Medicine, Yale University New Haven, CT
  • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease, University of MN  Minneapolis, MN
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease

Glenn Nickele MD

  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Fellowship in Cardiology: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine--Cardiovascular Disease,  National Board of Echocardiography, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Cetification Board of Cardiac CT

Claudio Nunes MD

  • Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Medical School, Rio de Janeiro
  • Latin American Training Program, University of Miami
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Special interests: general surgery, endoscopy, varicose veins (Venefit), sclerotherapy, EGD, wound care
  • Started at SCRMC in 2007

Wendy Nunes MD

  • University of Missouri--Columbia School of Medicine
  • Special interests: general urology-adult and pediatric, urologic oncology, stone disease, incontinence, sexual dysfunction, infertility, and trauma
  • Started at SCRMC in 2007

Danielle Panik PA-C

  • Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
  • DOT Certified Medical Examiner
  • Special interests: family medicine, pediatrics, preventive medicine, wound care and medical missions.
  • Started at SCRMC in 2013.

Janet Peterson NP

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Special interests: family medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in 2005

Todd Peterson CRNA

Hans Rechsteiner MD

  • University of Minnesota-Minneapolis Medical School
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Special interests: general surgery, endoscopy
  • Started at SCRMC in 2005

Danielle Redburn DPM, FACFAS

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland
  • Surgical training: Kern Residency Program, Southeast Michigan Surgical Hospital, Warren, MI
  • Special interests:  foot and ankle surgery, wound care, PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections, sports medicine, diabetic foot care, and shoe gear
  • Started at SCRMC in 2008

Thomas Rieser MD

  • Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
  • Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Fellowship in Spinal Surgery, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, CA
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Started at SCRMC 1987

Joseph Ruegemer MD

  • University of Minnesota undergraduate degree
  • M.S. Degree in Genetics and Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Medical Degree with honors from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD
  • Residency in Otolaryngology
  • United States Air Force flight surgeon
  • Chief, Department of Surgery, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska
  • Special Interests: adult and pediatric disorders of the ear, nose, and throat, including endoscopic sinus surgery, snoring, sleep apnea, chronic ear infections and allergies
  • Started at SCRMC in January 2009

Jeffrey Sanderson MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School; Minneapolis, MN
  • North Suburban Eye Specialists
  • Special interests: comprehensive ophthalmology, blepharoplasty
     

Kelly Schmidt C-NM, FNP

  • University of Minnesota Midwifery Program
  • Special interests: midwifery services for normal pregnancies, family practice and women's health
  • Started at SCRMC in 1997

Daniel Schneider MD

  • Southern University of Illinois Medical School
  • Baystate Medical Center Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University ofChicago-Loyola Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine-Hematology
  • Started at SCRMC in 2005

William Schultz MD

  • Medical School, State University of New York Health Science Center
  • FAA-certified Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (Class 1,2,3 pilots)
  • Special interests:  family medicine, geriatric medicine, pediatrics, "travel" medicine, aerospace medicine, flight physicals
  • Started at SCRMC in 2007

Vicki Skarda DO

  • University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences-Des Moines, IA
  • Special interests: family medicine, osteopathic manipulation for back injuries, diabetic care
  • Started at SCRMC in 2001

James Sotis MD

  • Ross University School of Medicine
  • Special interests: family medicine, sports medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, adult medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in 2010

Jennifer Stanek PA-C

  • BS in Biology at the University of MInnesota
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant, Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, Illinois
  • Board Certified National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Started at SCRMC in 2013

Mark Stock FNP

  • Metro State University, St. Paul, MN Family Nurse Practitioner Program
  • AANP Certified
  • Started at SCRMC in 2011

David Sullivan MA, LAc DIPL Ac, MAc

  • Masters Degree, Acupuncture, Minnesota College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Special interests: tai chi qigong
  • Started at SCRMC 2007

Ronda Thompson ANP, GNP

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Special interests: geriatric and adult medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in 2011

Jill Ties MD

  • Medical School, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency, Gunderson Health System
  • Special interests: general surgery, breast surgery, endocrine and laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy
  • Started at SCRMC in 2013

Seeing patients at the St. Croix Falls Clinic

Jennifer Tretsven CRNA

April Wallace PsyD, Psychologist

  • Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
  • St. Michael's Hospital Psychology Internship Program
  • Special Interests: general psychology, pregnancy issues, infant and child loss, autism, play therapy, therapeutic groups, EMDR
  • Started at SCRMC in 1999

James Wallace MD

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Special interests:  children's medicine--general pediatrics and asthma management, internal medicine--cardiovascular disease, diabetes
  • Started at SCRMC in 1998

Erika Wight PhD, Psychologist

• BA in Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
• Doctorate of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA
• Predoctoral internships, St. Vincent de Paul Villages and Job Corps., San Diego, CA
• Postdoctoral work: Gerard Academy Residential Treatment Center and Mayo Clinic Health System Psychiatric Services Unit, Austin, MN
• Special interests: general psychology, children/adolescents/adults, anxiety, mood disorders, grief, substance abuse/dependence, psychological assessment, stress and anger management
• Started at SCRMC in August 2012.

Mingzhu Xu MD

  • West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, China
  • Special interests: general internal medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in July 2012.

Michael Zirbes CRNA