Carla Schultz, MD, joins the team with a focus on internal medicine and wellness.
Internist Carla Schultz, MD, recently joined Stellis Health to care for adults 18 and older.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Schultz to our medical team and our community,” said Brent Wilde, CEO of Stellis Health. “His teaching expertise and approach to providing holistic healthcare with joint patient-physician decision-making is a perfect fit for Stellis Health.”
Stellis is located in Buffalo, Albertville-St. Michael and Monticello.
“I want my patients to feel heard and valued,” says Dr. Schultz. “My goal is to help patients live the best life possible with the support of medication and treatment where appropriate. My style is collaborative, not paternalistic. When asked what patients could expect when they met her in the exam room, Dr. Schultz said, “You can expect effective care and support if you have a quick illness or injury. If you establish a longer-term relationship with me it may take a few visits to make sure all issues have been resolved and you have action plans I will be very interested in hearing your story – where you are from, where you live, what you do for work and fitness is so important to your health!I also sometimes ask patients questions that are easy to see in their medical records, such as “What medical problems have you had in the past?” ” It’s not because I can’t read it myself. It’s because I want to hear patients’ perspectives and glean their understanding.
In addition to routine checkups and wellness visits, Dr. Schultz offers menopause treatment, weight loss medication, non-drug wellness (including lifestyle recommendations and herbal supplements). plants), preoperative physical examinations and medication management. Dr. Schultz has found that many patients are frustrated with the changes to their bodies that are part of aging, including joint pain, metabolic changes, and memory issues. “Sometimes there are medications or supplements to address these issues,” says Dr. Schultz. “Other times, I advise patients to learn how to deal with aging safely as comfortably as possible.”
Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Schultz has been a faculty physician in the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of the Resident Primary Care Pathway at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) for the past six years. She was also an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School during the same period. Named Top Doctor by Minnesota Monthly in 2022, Dr. Schultz also received the Medical Staff Honor Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Care at HCMC in 2021. Dr. Schultz completed her residency at HCMC where she served as Chief Resident. She attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis and received her bachelor’s degree in biology Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota in Duluth.
On a personal note, Dr. Schultz grew up in Minnesota and has a large extended family in the area. In her free time, she takes Spanish lessons via Skype with a teacher in Nicaragua and enjoys using small kitchen appliances to cook for her family. With her husband, two young children and her yellow lab, they enjoy spending time outdoors in regional parks and on the North Shore. She is very involved in her local church, plays piano and bassoon, and enjoys hiking, biking, playing tennis, and cross-country skiing. And, she jogs regularly, completing a few 5Ks each year for the health benefits.
To make an appointment with Dr. Schultz, call 763.271.3800. To find out more, visit stellishealth.com.
About Stella Health, Pennsylvania
For more than 70 years, Stellis Health has provided comprehensive medical care for all ages in the communities we call home. We are neighbors who take care of their neighbors with locations in Buffalo, Monticello and Albertville-St. Michael. With more than 60 primary and specialty physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, Stellis Health is a steadily growing independent group practice, adding more physicians and expanding services, including women’s health, orthopedics, and nursing. emergency in the evening, on weekends and on public holidays. Named a Best place to work in 2022 by the Star Tribune, Stellis Health is proud to be recognized for creating one of the best work environments in the state of Minnesota.
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