Specialties

With many on-staff and visiting specialists, Lakewood Health System covers a wide range of specialties. As a leader in healthcare, we take pride in the exceptional breadth of services and level of care provided.

We currently have specialists in the areas of:

  • Dentistry
  • Diabetic Education/Nutrition
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology 
  • Orthopedics
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • General Surgery
  • Urology

Call 218-894-8259 to talk to a specialist scheduler.

Click any of the links on the left to learn more about our specialty areas.

Or, click on the links to the right to learn more about our specialists.

Medical Staff
Pediatrician
Neil Bratney, MD
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Melissa Buss, PMHNP
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
LuAnn Gammon, LICSW
General Surgeon
Craig Henson, MD
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Jody Jenson, PMHNP
Dermatologist
Barry LaBine, MD
General Surgeon
Jay Lenz, MD
Physician Assistant - Dermatology
Kristin Mellgren, PA-C
Rheumatologist
Kathy Riordan, MD
Surgeon
Paul Rud, MD
Certified Nursing Specialist
Debra Tastad, CNS, BC
Nurse Practitioner
Kelly Thompson, NP-C
Nurse Practitioner
Kelly VanVickle, NP-C
Certified Nurse Midwife
Jennifer Waytashek, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife
Jessica Wilmes, CNM
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