NPS Surgeons 2017


Our Surgeons

Pictured Left to Right

Dr. Thomas Rishavy, Dr. Dean Weber, Dr. Andrew Baertsch, and Dr. Jay Fowler

Our three senior partners at NPS are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS).  Dr. Fowler, our newest surgeon, is board eligible.  All perform the full scope of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries. All hold privileges at Essentia Health, St. Luke's Hospital and Lakewalk Surgery Center ambulatory surgical center adjacent to Northland Plastic Surgery. 

Our plastic surgeons staff the Essentia Health Miller-Dwan Burn Center, treating all burn care inpatients and conducting several outpatient wound care clinics each week. They are on call 24 hours a day, everyday, for trauma and burn injuries, responding to all emergency rooms. 


Dr. Baertsch
Serves on the Board of Directors for the Lakewalk Surgery Center.
Serves as Medical Director of the Lakewalk Surgery Center.
Founder and active member of Eduplast.
Founder of Northland Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Weber
Serves on the Essentia Health Medical Staff Peer Review Board.
Serves on the Board of Directors for the Lakewalk Surgery Center.
Serves as Medical Director of the Essentia Health Miller-Dwan Burn Center.
Formerly served as Chief of Staff of Essentia Health - Miller-Dwan Medical Center.

Dr. Rishavy
Serves on the Integrity Health Network Quality Improvement Board.
Volunteers as plastic surgeon for Global Medical Foundation, Operation Smile and Peacework International.

Dr. Fowler
Volunteers as a plastic surgeon on mission trips.

All Are Regular Contributors to:
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF)
Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
American Cancer Society (ACS)

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  •  breast implant
  •  Skin5
  • Cosmetic5
  • Cosmetic6
  • Cosmetic7
  • SkinCare6
  • Mixed8
  • Reconstructive5
  • Meeting Dr. Weber was a wonderful experience. He is thorough and answered all of my questions. The receptionist was really sweet. And the lady in the financial department, (I think her name is Tina) she is such a doll! My experience here was absolutely wonderful.
  • "I can move better than before. My legs have more flexibility and it is easier to walk. These procedures have been very effective - they have made me happier and my scars look better than ever." ~ Ashley
  • "My experiences at Northland Plastic Surgery have been very positive. They have gone above and beyond to make sure I always received the necessary treatments." ~ Candy
  • "The surgery effectively removed the folds of my eyelids which had impaired my vision. Northland Plastic Surgery is an immaculate facility with efficient and friendly staff. I will recommend NPS to others." ~ Richard