Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare and Carris Health care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to helps us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO

Pulmonology

Respiratory Care

“As easy as breathing” isn’t easy for everyone. We want to help.

Pulmonology focuses on the evaluation and treatment of diseases and conditions of the lungs, respiratory system and breathing problems.

Respiratory conditions evaluated and treated by pulmonologists include:

  • Asthma
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung and breathing problems
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis

Pulmonology Visiting Physicians

Carris Health - Willmar Main Clinic: 320-231-6361

Park Nicollet:

Carris Health - Redwood Hospital: 507-637-4631

Mayo Clinic: