Minnesota Eye Institute
3401 S Broadway St
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 759-2020


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dr kent carlson

Dr Kent Carlson
Title/Education: Ophthalmologist
Hometown: Litchfield, Minnesota
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pam carlson

Title/Education: Business manager, RN pre-op
Years of Service: 15 years
Hometown: I grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota and moved to Alexandria in 1992.
Hobbies Interests: I enjoy spending time with my husband and 3 children. I also enjoy running, biking, reading, and traveling.
Comments: I had Lasik surgery with Dr Carlson in 2000 and still love my vision!


Title/Education: Office Manager
Years of Service: 11 years
Hometown: Luverne, Minnesota
Hobbies Interests: Spending time with family, camping, snowmobiling, and going on winter vacations with friends.

Sue Paulson

Sue Paulson
Title/Education: RN Coordinator, Surgery Center
Years of Service: 8 Years
Hometown: A small town in northern Minnesota and have lived in Alexandria since March 1986.
Hobbies Interests: Camping, hunting, fishing, knitting, and spending time with my family.


Title/Education: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Years of Service: 11 years
Hometown: I grew up in southern Minnesota and have lived in Alexandria for 33 years.
Hobbies Interests: Spending time with family and friends, I love fitness activities, and I'm a hospice volunteer. I also enjoy do it yourself projects.


Title/Education: LPN
Years of Service: 8
Hometown: Alexandria
Hobbies Interests: I enjoy animals, downhill skiing, and spending time with family and friends.
Comments: I had Lasik 8 years ago and I'm very happy with my results!


Kerry Keller
Title/Education: CST - Certified Surgical Technologist. Graduated from SCSU and had atdditional schooling at SCTC and Inver Hills Community College. I have been assisting in surgery for 20 years.
Years of Service: Since 2010
Hometown: Alexandria although I have lived in many cities in Minnesota.
Hobbies Interests: I love trying new things and spending time with family.
Comments: I had Lasik surgery with Dr Carlson. It was the best choice I have ever made. I would recommend it to everyone.


Title/Education: Receptionist
Years of Service: 14 years plus
Hometown: Alexandria
Hobbies Interests: Good movies, music, dance, and traveling.
Comments: Dr Carlson did cataract surgery on my eyes shortly after I started working for him and he used multifocal lenses which worked out great!


Title/Education: Registered Nurse
Years of Service: I've been a nurse for 34 years. Since 2014 I've been working as a temporary or casual status at Minnesota Eye Institute.
Hometown: Alexandria
Hobbies Interests: Golf, hiking, biking, skiing, and volunteering
Comments: I enjoy traveling to see my children and grandchildren who live all around the world.