Heather Carlson DO
“While I love to visit new places and to meet new people, I love having my hometown of Mankato to come home to. I am really happy to be practicing medicine in the area and to be around friends and family.”
About Dr. Heather Carlson
Joined the Mankato Clinic in 2009.
“I love that I get to be a part of a family that is just starting or growing larger. I also love that I can provide healthcare for someone who first comes to see me as a teenager for painful periods, continues to see me through college and marriage, and sees me as she starts and grows her family, and then continues to see me afterward.”
Personal Information & Interests
In her free time Dr. Carlson enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, hiking, swimming, camping, and traveling.
Expertise & Clinical Interests
Dr. Carlson’s clinical interests include minimally invasive surgeries including laparoscopic hysterectomies and vNOTES hysterectomies and procedures. vNOTES is a surgical method that offers women a faster recovery with less pain and no visible scars.
- Medical Degree
- Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
- Metro Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Board Certification(s)
- American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr Carlson is amazing, it feels like I have known her my whole life and she truly listens and investigates any questions or concerns and this was my first visit with her.