Minnesota State Chapter

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Incorporated March 2015

Executive Officers

President: Girish Luthra, MBBS
Past Presidents: Bradley C. Linden, MD; Todd Kellogg, MD; Howard McCollister, MD; Charles Allen Svendsen, MD FASMBS
Vice President/President Elect: Jayson Dock, MD
Treasurer: Juan Jose Blondet-Teixeira, MD FACS
Secretary: Avri Bock, PA-C
Integrated Health Chair: Open
Access to Care State Representative (STAR): Geoffrey Fasen, MD
Integrated Health Access to Care State Representative (STAR): Hannah Osterndorf, LD


Girish Luthra, MBBS
3931 Louisiana Ave. S.
Suite W200
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Chapter Meetings

No chapter meetings are scheduled at this time.

Chapter News

  • 2023 Meeting planned for April 21 at Allina Commons. The topic of the meeting will be: You had a sleeve, now what? Keynote speaker: Dr. Brian Smith, MD. Professor of Surgery University of California, Irvine
  • Shifting tides of Health Care system acquisition of practices. Health East Group now owned by the University of MN and Fairview Health.
  • We have experienced BCBS limitation of access to care that many other states have seen.

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