HealthPartners Specialty Center

Saint Paul Office

Neurology, Infectious Disease Medicine · 31 Providers

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Review of Dr. Mendez


Dr. Mendez has done two surgical procedures on my neck and I found him to be very caring and kind. His whole team is wonderful. He listened to my concerns and I am happy with the results. My sister also had surgery with Dr. Mendez, she had a serious medical issue and the surgical results were outstanding. I would recommend him to future patients.
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Review of Dr. Sahara


I felt that she did a fairly thorough job of examining me for troublesome moles, but she chose to do a shave on one of my moles. She must not have been careful with respect to sterilization of the area or the equipment because the shave was infected the moment that I removed the bandage two days later. I self treated the infection as the cost of my visit was over $1k (for a 30 minute visit plus pathology on one shave) and I had no desire to spend more money for them to treat the infection. It took over a month and a half for the wound to heal. Naturally, because I self treated rather than spend more money, the clinic would not allow any adjustment on their billing and offered no apology for having caused the infection. I won't be going back!!
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Review of Dr. Banica-Wolters


Very likely based on my limited understanding of how neurologists typically work, I'd say she's at least one cut above the rest. Everybody deserves, at the bare minimum, her very human, caring standard of patient treatment.
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Review of Dr. Tuttle


Dr Tuttle performed a major 6+ pound breast reduction surgery for me last year. I’m still healing, but so far I am incredibly happy. My body feels proportionate, my back, neck, and knee pain are literally reduced 90%!!! Her manner is sensitive, efficient, honest, and thorough. I loved the staff at Woodwinds, the process was frankly amazing. Aromatherapy, warm bed to get you ready... highly recommend!
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Review of Dr. McIver

- in Minneapolis, MN |

Dr McIver epitomizes professional and skillful healthcare. It is not hyperbole to say that his skills as a doctor are remarkable. Dr McIver performed surgery on me YESTERDAY. The surgery lasted approximately two hours to remove a tumor from my backside. The benign tumor had been causing me more pain and discomfort. From the recovery room until this moment I have felt very little pain(absolute minimal use of pain meds - 1 vicadin so far). Overall I feel great! I could not be more pleased!
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Review of Dr. Skarda

- in Saint Paul, MN |

Had both my Mother and Aunt start seeing Dr Skarda after their Dr retired over ten year's ago. They both love her. She is kind, caring, listens to their concerns. She has fantastic people skills and has kept them both alive and well. Catching anything wrong quickly. Because of Dr Skarda excellent care my Mother is 94 and my Aunt is 90 years old and both are doing great, thanks to Dr Skarda catching any problems with their health quickly and getting them the help they needed. She is awesome
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Review of Dr. Heinrich

- in WI |

I recommend Dr. Heinrich. She is professional, confident, kind, and forward thinking. She has helped me through a very tough situation. She has considered all of my thoughts and concerns with impressive precision and confidence. And her staff is incredibly kind and caring. ??
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Review of Dr. Tuttle

- in WI |

Dr. Tuttle and her team made everything about the process simple, clear, and easy for me. Although I anticipated a long and rough recovery, I'm happy to report that I'm three months post-op and pretty much healed! Everyone I encountered at the clinic, from the receptionist to the nurses to Dr. Tuttle, was each very professional, knowledgeable, and courteous. If there was a grade higher than A+, or a way to give more than 5 stars, Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeons in Woodbury would get it from me!
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Review of Dr. Haake


Dr. Haake took the time and explained what he was doing as far as testing, and what to expect next. He showed personal interest. He was kind and understood our concerns.
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Review of Dr. Suwan

- in Saint Paul, MN |

Dr. Surwan was professional and thorough. He explained the procedure clearly explaining the risks. He gave me the information I needed and allowed me to make the decision to proceed. He was respectful and listened. I never felt rushed. Once we decided to proceed he demonstrated experience and patience throughout. He explained things, but did not give me a step-by-step description of the procedure, which I appreciated. His assistant was also very professional and reassuring. Top grades.
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194 Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Ablation Or Excision Of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Or Cyst Drainage Or Aspiration
  • Abscess Or Fluid Incision And Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anemia And Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antrostomy And Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (Abg)
  • Aspiration Or Injection Of Thyroid Cyst
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (Csf) Shunt - Insertion, Repair Or Removal
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colectomy
  • Collagen Injection
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (Cpap)
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery Of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • De Quervain'S Release
  • Decortication And Pleurectomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (Diep) Flap
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction Of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction Of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diagnostic Nasal And-Or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair Or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eeg (Electroencephalogram)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Electrocardiogram (Ekg)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Ent Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis Of Adhesions (Loa)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision Of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision Of Facial Bone
  • Excision Of Metacarpal And Carpal
  • Excision Of Parotid, Sublingual, Or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision Of Skin Cancer
  • Excision Of Skin Lesion
  • Excision Of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision Of Tracheal Tumor Or Stenosis
  • Excision Or Destruction Of Palate Or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision Or Destruction Of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, Or Destruction Of Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue (Incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eye Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy Or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture Care
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Glossectomy
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head And Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy Or Excision Of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hiv Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision And Removal Of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (Incl. Enterectomy)
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (Avm) Repair
  • Intranasal Or Sinus Procedure
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (Incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laryngectomy And Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy And Laryngotomy
  • Liposuction
  • Liver Function Test
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy Or Excision
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction By Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Diaphragmatic And-Or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional And-Or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Removal Or Destruction Of Rectal Or Intestinal Tumor (Incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy And Control Of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shaving Of Skin Lesion
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin And Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision For Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery For Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy Or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Umbilical Or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vestibule And Floor Of Mouth, Excision Or Destruction
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement


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HealthPartners Specialty Center accepts 22 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service
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