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CentraCare Specialty Clinic - Baxter

CentraCare Specialty Clinic - Baxter
7418 Forthun Road
Baxter, MN 56425

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Main: 218-454-4725
Fax: 218-454-4726

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Service Line

  • Brain & Spine Care
  • Heart Care
  • Kidney Care
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology
  • Wound Care

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

These patients from the Brainerd-Baxter area were patients at CentraCare. Learn more about their experiences.

Brain and Spine Care:

Zach Kruchten

Heart Care:

Jay Kline

Doug Rach

CentraCare Specialty Clinic - Baxter offers a variety of specialty care services all together in one convenient location.

Brain and Spine Care

CentraCare Neurosciences helps patients with brain, spine and nerve disorders. Our specially trained neurosurgery team cares for patients with:

  • Acute back and neck pain
  • Brain tumors
  • Aneurysms and other vascular malformations

Meet our neurosurgery providers, Joseph Chabot, DO, and John Baker, APRN, CNP, who see patients in Baxter.

Heart Care

The CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center is dedicated to the prevention, discovery and management of cardiovascular disease. In Baxter, we care for patients with:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm problems
  • Pacemakers/ICDs
  • Valve disease
  • Vascular issues
  • Risk factors related to heart or vascular problems

Kidney Care

Nephrologists care for patients with acute and chronic Kidney disease.

CentraCare Kidney Program offers the following services at our Baxter location:

  • Renal replacement therapy, including chronic hemodialysis at 10 locations throughout Central Minnesota, including Brainerd and Staples
  • Kidney transplant follow-up care
  • Evaluation and treatment for complications of chronic kidney disease, hypertension and electrolyte disorders
  • Evaluation of recurrent kidney stones

Plastic Surgery

As one of the Upper Midwest's leading providers of advanced medical skin care and cosmetic services, Midsota Plastic Surgeons offers these services at our Baxter location:

  • Botox and fillers
  • Consults and post-op appointments for breast, body, facial and other cosmetic procedures
  • Minor procedures such as lesion removal and laceration repair


CentraCare Rheumatology physicians provide care in Baxter for arthritis and auto-immune diseases, such as gout and lupus.


As the only full-service urology clinic in Central Minnesota, CentraCare Clinic - Adult & Pediatric Urology provide services for:

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Bladder and kidney cancers
  • Prostate disease
  • Prostatitis
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Vasectomy and reversals
  • Male and female sexual dysfunction related to urologic conditions
  • Transvaginal mesh complications and other urology-related procedures involving complex reconstruction

Wound Care

CentraCare Wound Center offers specialty wound care management in an outpatient setting. The center uses a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to treat those suffering from slow-to-heal or non-healing wounds.

Serves patients with:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Venous ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Wounds still present after recent revascularization procedures
  • Wound or tissue damage as a result of radiation therapy in the past
  • Bone infections
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • Wounds that haven't healed within 30 days

Treatment options:

  • Vascular evaluation
  • Wound debridement
  • Cellular- or tissue-based product application
  • Compression therapy
  • Pressure off-loading
  • Specialty wound care dressings and negative pressure wound therapy