Little Falls Orthopedics

CHI St. Gabriel’s Health : Little Falls Orthopedics

Physician Assistants

John S. Carpenter, P.A.-C

John S. Carpenter, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant Certified

John is a 1984 Graduate Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan with a BS - M/P.A. degree. His professional organizations include MN Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery. John has been employed at Little Falls Orthopedics since 1984. John is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants.

Craig Pooler, P.A.-C.

Craig Pooler, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant Certified

Craig is a 1992 graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa receiving a BS-PA degree. His professional organizations include the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Craig has been employed by Little Falls Orthopedics since July of 1996. Craig is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Molly Meinert, P.A.-C.

Molly Meinert, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant Certified

Molly is a 2005 graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania receiving a Master of Science in Health Sciences/Physician Assistant degree. Molly joined our staff in August 2007. She is a member of the National Association of Physicians Assistants. Molly is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Nancy LaDue, P.A.-C.

Nancy LaDue, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant Certified

Nancy is a 1995 Graduate of the University of North Dakota and a 2004 graduate of A.T. Still University where she received her Masters Degree. Nancy joined our staff in the summer of 2008. She is a member of the National Association of Physicians Assistants and is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants.

LuAnn Hintze, RN, P.A.-C

LuAnn Hintze, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant Certified

LuAnn received her nursing degree from Rochester Community College in Rochester, MN, and her Certificate of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks, ND. She joins the Little Falls medical community from Central Lakes Medical Clinic in Crosby, MN. LuAnn has extensive operating room and clinical experience, assists with surgery in the operating room at St. Gabriel’s Hospital, sees patients at the Little Falls Orthopedics (LFO) clinic and provides outreach services at LFO’s satellite clinics in Albany, Long Prairie, Melrose, Sauk Centre and St. Cloud.