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Mellgren joins Lakewood Dermatology as physician assistant

Kristin Mellgren, physician assistant, is the newest member of Lakewood Dermatology’s medical staff in Staples.

Originally from central Minnesota, Mellgren graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physician assistant studies. Mellgren is a member of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Mellgren has five years of experience in the dermatology field, including general dermatology and minor surgical procedures.

Mellgren will begin seeing patients at Lakewood Dermatology in Sartell on Aug. 19. Dermatologist Dr. Barry LaBine sees patients at the Staples clinic one day a month, and Mellgren will see patients there in the future.

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