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Media Release: Midsota Plastic Surgeons to join CentraCare Health

1406 Sixth Avenue North | St. Cloud, MN 56303

December 22, 2016

Contact: Ann Weismann
CentraCare Health
320-251-2700, ext. 71391
[email protected]

St. Cloud, Minn. – As of January 1, 2017, Midsota Plastic Surgeons will join CentraCare Health. By partnering with CentraCare, Midsota will expand its opportunities for providing advanced medical aesthetic skin care, reconstructive surgery and other surgical services.

The new partnership allows CentraCare Health to better care for people in the region by providing a full continuum of primary and specialty care services. The partnership also will ensure Central Minnesota has strong plastic surgery services for years to come.

Midsota Plastic Surgeons will retain its name, but will include CentraCare Health in its logo. The clinic’s physicians, staff, location, phone number and clinic hours will not change.

“Patients will continue to receive the high quality, personalized and private care they have come to expect from Midsota,” said Paul Heath, MD, President, Midsota Plastic Surgeons. “Both Midsota and CentraCare Health adhere to the highest standards to protect patient information.”

“CentraCare Health is pleased to partner with Midsota Plastic Surgeons, one of the leading plastic surgery providers in the Upper Midwest,” said David Tilstra, MD, president of CentraCare Clinic. “We have had a strong relationship with Midsota for many years, partnering on breast reconstruction for cancer patients, care of children with cleft lip/palate and burn care. Our past relationship makes this formal coming together a natural progression.”

About Midsota Plastic Surgery

Midsota Plastic Surgeons was founded in 1983 by Jim Smith, MD, and Paul Heath, MD. Today Midsota Plastic Surgeons has grown to a total of six plastic surgeons. It has four clinics, located in St. Cloud, Baxter and Alexandria.

About CentraCare Health

CentraCare Health is a not-for-profit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota. Our collaborative network includes hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville and Sauk Centre, six nursing homes, senior housing in six communities, 20 clinics and four pharmacies.


“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.”


“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.