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Dr. James M. Smith (Emeritus)

Dr. James M. SmithAn industry innovator, Dr. James M. Smith is committed to exploring technology and processes that improve results for patients. Dr. Smith was a first-class board-certified plastic surgeon and had a special interest and training in improving body proportions. His family keeps him involved in local and regional activities. He combined his love for traveling and transformed lives through plastic surgery by bringing his surgical expertise to under-served people in Guatemala through HELPS International.

Background

Undergraduate: College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN-1971
Medical School: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN-1974
General Surgery Residency: University of Minnesota-1974-81
Plastic Surgery Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN-1981-83
Founded Midsota: 1983

Board Certified

American Board of Surgery-1982; recertified-1995
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-1986

Community & Personal Involvement

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgery
Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Dr. Paul W. Schultz (Emeritus)

Dr. Paul W. SchultzDr. Paul W. Schultz was a renowned board-certified plastic surgeon with special interest in highly detailed areas of facial rejuvenation and hand surgery. His exceptional ability to perform extremely intricate plastic surgeries and heart for the underserved has earned him a distinguished international reputation in the profession. Committed to giving back, Dr. Schultz served as the medical director for HELPS International where he set up weeklong clinics in remote villages of Guatemala and volunteered his unique skills set to deliver results patients never imagined possible. Dr. Schultz joined Midsota Plastic Surgeons in 1987. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and golf. Dr. Schultz is a very active volunteer with much time given to his local church.

Background

Undergraduate: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN-1972
Medical School: Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, MN-1976
General Surgery Residency: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA-1976-81
Plastic Surgery Residency: Mayo Clinic-1982-83
Hand Surgery Fellow: Mayo Clinic -1984
Clinic Staff: Division Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, IL-1984-87
Joined Midsota: 1987

Board Certified

American Board of Surgery-1982
American Board of Plastic Surgery-1985
American Board of Plastic Surgery, added qualifications in surgery of the hand 1990-Present

Community & Professional Involvement

HELPS International
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
Minnesota Academy of Plastic Surgeons
Mayo Alumni Association
Mayo Hand Club
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Dr. Henry P. Yang

Dr. Henry P. YangDr. Yang is a board certified plastic surgeon with considerable experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He was an Instructor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Utah. Dr. Yang performs a wide range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries. His cosmetic interests include facial surgeries, breast augmentation, breast lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and body contouring surgeries. Dr. Yang’s reconstructive surgery interests and experience include breast reconstruction, facial fractures, facial reconstruction after skin cancer removal, and wound management. When not at work, Dr. Yang likes to spend time with his wife and three daughters traveling, hiking, biking, fishing, and just enjoying the outdoors.

Procedures Performed

Breast Surgeries (Enhancement/Implants, Breast Lift, Reduction, Male Breast Enlargement), Body Contouring (Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Thigh Lift, Body Lift, Arm Lift), Facial Surgeries (Facelift, Neck Lift, Brow Lift, Nose Reshaping, Eyelid Tuck, Ear Tuck), Reconstructive Surgery (Breast Reconstruction, Facial Fracture, Skin Cancer Removal and Repair), Wound Care and Closure, Laceration Repair, Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, and Removal of Skin Growths.
If you don’t see the procedure you’re interested in, please ask us when you call.

Background

Undergraduate: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1983-1987
Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1987-1991
General Surgery Residency: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1991-1997
Plastic Surgery Residency: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 1997-1999
Clinical Instructor: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 1999-2001
Private Practice 2001-2011, Denver, CO
Joined Midsota: 2011

Board Certified

American Board of Plastic Surgery 2001, recertified 2011

Community & Professional Involvement

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons
HELPS International

Dr. John M. Houle

Dr. John M. HouleA highly-qualified board certified surgeon, Dr. John M. Houle has the expertise to perform a full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, including breast augmentation, reduction and reconstruction as well as labiaplasty, body contouring and aesthetic facial surgery. He is the only surgeon in the area that offers muscle sparing microsurgical breast reconstruction using abdominal tissue. An astute listener and careful planner, Dr. Houle takes the time to understand his patient’s goals, educate them on the process and deliver lasting results. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and participating in outdoor recreation.

Procedures Performed

Fat transfer, abdominoplasty, panniculectomy, umbilicoplasty, blepharoplasty, Botox, brachioplasty, breast augmentation, breast implant removal/exchange, breast capsulectomy, correction of inverted nipple, nipple/areolar reconstruction, nipple reduction, areolar reduction, mastopexy, DIEP flap breast reconstruction, latissimus muscle flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap, breast reduction, burn evaluation, earlobe reduction/repair, facial fractures, browlift, browpexy, trans bleph browpexy, cheek implant, chin implant, genioplasty, fillers, gynecomastia, hand/upper extremity injuries including tendon repair, ganglion cyst excision, trigger finger release, Cortisone injections, Botox to hand, carpal tunnel release, laceration repair, laser skin resurfacing, lesion removal, cyst removal, lipoma excision, tissue expansion, Moh’s repair/closure, skin cancer excision, lip vermilion reduction/lift, liposuction, labiaplasty, rhinoplasty, septoplasty, otoplasty, scar revision, skin grafting, tattoo removal, thigh lift, upper body lift, lower body lift, buttock lift, pectoral implants, buttock implants, wound evaluation.

Background

Undergraduate: University of Minnesota – Duluth 1996
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin 2000
Plastic Surgery Residency: Southern Illinois University 2006
Joined Midsota: 2006

Board Certified

American Board of Plastic Surgery-2008

Community & Professional Involvement

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
MN Society of Plastic Surgeons
Stearns-Benton County Medical Society

Dr. Evelyn J. Erickson

Dr. Evelyn J. Erickson, MD, FACSEvelyn J. Erickson, MD, FACS, surgically treats women’s concerns about their breasts and bodies with skill and compassion. She has been in practice for more than 20 years and combines sound surgical judgment with artistry in her work. Dr. Erickson specializes in a variety of breast procedures, including reduction, augmentation, revision of a prior augmentation, mastopexy, reconstruction, nipple /areolar reconstruction, revision of a prior breast reconstruction and fat grafting. She has the expertise to care for teenagers and young women with developmental breast issues such as lack of growth on one side leading to asymmetry or problematic breast shape. Her breast care not only addresses asymmetry for this group but for others as well. Her body contouring practice addresses the needs of individuals who have lost a great deal of weight, and also helps women whose bodies have been impacted by childbearing and weight fluctuation over the years. Dr. Erickson has devoted time to physician leadership at Midsota Plastic Surgeons, having served as Vice President on the Executive Committee for over a decade.

Procedures Performed

Breast procedures including breast reduction, breast augmentation, revision of prior breast augmentation, mastopexy, breast reconstruction, nipple / areolar reconstruction, revision of prior breast reconstruction, correction of inverted nipple, nipple reduction, areolar reduction, and fat grafting.

Body contouring procedures including abdominoplasty, liposuction, panniculectomy, lower and upper body lifts, thigh lifts and brachioplasty.

Varicose vein surgery, scar revision, burn treatment, earlobe repair, laceration repair, skin grafting, and wound evaluation.

Background

Undergraduate: University of Utah, Salt Lake City 1982
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 1986
General Surgery Residency: University of Utah, Salt Lake City 1986-1991
Chief Resident in General Surgery: University of Utah, Salt Lake City 1991-92
Plastic Surgery Residency: University of Utah, Salt Lake City 1992-94
Private practice: Midsota Plastic Surgeons, P.A. 1994-present

Board Certified

American Board of Surgery, Diplomate -1993-2003
American Board of Plastic Surgery – primary certification 1996
American Board of Plastic Surgery – recertification 2004
American Board of Plastic Surgery – recertification 2014

Community & Professional Involvement

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association of Women Surgeons

Dr. Thomas L. Satterberg

Satterberg_Thomas2Dr. Thomas Satterberg is a highly qualified, board-certified plastic surgeon with more than two decades of experience delivering results for a variety of patients. Attentive to details, Dr. Satterberg specializes in the intricacies of hand surgery. His expertise also includes breast lifts, breast reduction, body contouring and other reconstructive procedures. A leader in the medical field, he has served as chief of surgery for St. Cloud Hospital. Dr. Satterberg is a dedicated hard worker known for his utmost honesty and professional integrity. A native of Minnesota, he enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, fishing, camping and experiencing the Scandinavian culture and heritage with his family.

Procedures Performed

Abdominoplasty, panniculectomy, blepharoplasty, brachioplasty, breast implant removal, correction of inverted nipple, mastopexy, breast reduction, burn evaluation, earlobe reduction/repair, facial injury/fracture, browlift, browpexy, gynecomastia, hand/upper extremity injuries including tendon repair, ganglion cyst excision, trigger finger release, Cortisone injections, Botox to hand, carpal tunnel release, laceration repair, varicose vein excision, lesion removal, cyst removal, lipoma excision, tissue expansion, Moh’s repair/closure, skin cancer excision, skin tag excision, wart removal, plagiocephaly evaluation, scar revision, skin grafting, tattoo removal, thigh lift, wound evaluation.

Background

Undergraduate: Michigan State University-1977
Medical School: University of Minnesota-1981
Internship: University of Minnesota-1981-82
General Surgery Residency: University of Minnesota-1982-88
Plastic Surgery Residency: University of California, Los Angeles-1988-90
Joined Midsota: 1990

Board Certified

American Board of Surgery, Diplomat-1990
American Board of Plastic Surgery-1992
Surgery of the Hand -1994

Community & Professional Involvement

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Hand Surgeons

Dr. Paul M. Heath

DR. PAUL M. HEATHDr. Paul M. Heath founded Midsota Plastic Surgeons with Dr. James Smith in 1983 to improve the care and experiences of plastic surgery patients. A seasoned professional with over three decades of surgical experience, Dr. Heath has comprehensive training and first-hand knowledge on a range of facial and body procedures. In addition to his superior surgical training, Dr. Heath took the time to earn a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas to improve the patient experience at Midsota. He studied how other service industries created a first-class customer experience and brought these concepts to the enhance treatment of plastic surgery patients at Midsota. Dr. Heath enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters and is very involved in local school and church activities.

Procedures Performed

Fat transfer, abdominoplasty, panniculectomy, umbilicoplasty, blepharoplasty, Botox, breast augmentation, breast implant removal/exchange, breast capsulectomy, correction of inverted nipple, nipple areolar reconstruction, areolar reduction, nipple reduction, mastopexy, breast reconstruction, breast reduction, cleft lip repair, earlobe reduction/repair, browpexy, trans bleph browpexy, cheek implant, chin implant, Moh’s repair/closure, skin cancer excision, liposuction, rhinoplasty, septoplasty, otoplasty, scar revision, skin grafting, thigh lift, upper body lift, lower body lift, buttock lift.

Background

Undergraduate: Greenville College, Greenville, IL-1972
Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA-1976
General Surgery Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN-1976-81
Plastic Surgery Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN-1981-83
Business: MBA University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN -1999
Founded Midsota: 1983

Community & Professional Involvement

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Council Member, Minnesota Chapter of American College of Surgeons
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgery
Minnesota Medical Association
Stearns-Benton County Medical Association
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

PATIENT REVIEWS

“I want to say Thank you to Dr. Heath and the staff at Midsota. Every time I came into the center I was welcomed. Dr. Heath made me feel very comfortable discussing my options for breast reduction. I was kept well informed and felt very safe and secure during the procedure and all of my office visits.”

Rita N.

“The beautiful job Dr. Houle did with my DIEP flap reconstruction surgery was the final chapter in my successful survivor story of breast cancer. Thank you for restoring my feeling like a “whole” woman again.”

Janet

“Dr. Yang did an absolutely amazing job on my lower eyelid surgery. I am so completely happy with the results. Thank you is all I can say! Recommending to anyone considering!”

Karen P.

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