Dr. Brian Carlsen, MD

Dr. Brian Carlsen, MD

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Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(2)

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Dr. Brian Carlsen, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Carlsen

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carlsen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Carlsen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • 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
  • Liposuction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Ucla Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlsen's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlsen to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Carlsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Mark Morrey's orthopedic skills and Dr. Brian Carlsen's plastic surgery skills were stretched beyond imagination to save my Mom's arm. Amputation appeared likely. These doctors worked night and day for months, no exaggeration, giving her their all+. Their care and success is surely an original...more
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