Dr. Paul J. Spencer, D.O.
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine 1986 * Internship in General Practice: Richmond Heights General Hospital 1987 * Residency in Family Medicine: University of Minnesota 1990 * Certification: American Board of Family Medicine 1990
Dr. Spencer is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; in addition to full medical training, he has studied musclo-skeletal (joints, neck, back) medicine. In addition, he is board certified in Family Medicine after training at the University of Minnesota.
I have practiced family medicine in the east metro area since 1990. I became president and owner of AALFA Family Clinic in 1996. Spending time with my wife and six children is my greatest joy in life.
I enjoy the broad range of family medicine and the opportunity to get to know my patients and their families. The areas of the practice that I find most enjoyable include pediatrics, obstetrics, infertility, and sports medicine.
- Clinical Associate Professor: University of Minnesota Medical School
- American Osteopathic Association
- Certified Medical Consultant for Natural Family Planning
- Member American Academy N.F.P
Dr. Mary M. Paquette, M.D.
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Medical School: University of Minnesota 1993 * Residency in Family Medicine: HealthSpan Family Medicine Program 1996 * Certification: American Board of Family Practice
I am a family physician with OB who has practiced in the St. Paul area since 1996. I joined AALFA Family Clinic in 2000. My husband and I work opposite days, so we may share in the care of our four children. I strive to provide the full range of family medicine, including obstetrics. My practice is particularly focused on the care of women and children. A significant portion of my practice focuses on infertility, recurring miscarriage, and abnormal cycle management.
Professional Associations * American Academy of Family Practice * Certified Medical Consultant for Natural Family Planning * Catholic Medical Association
Dr. Matthew J. Paquette, M.D.
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Medical School: University of Minnesota 1992 * Residency in Internal Medicine: Abbott-Northwestern Hospital 1995 * Chief Resident: Abbott-Northwestern Hospital 1995-96 * Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
I have practiced Internal Medicine in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area since 1996. From Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, I moved to AALFA Family Clinic in 2001. Married to Mary Paquette, M.D., father of four children; family and faith are important anchors in my life.
I enjoy a broad range of practice in Internal Medicine.
Professional Associations * American College of Physicians
Dr. Kathleen Kobbermann, M.D.
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Medical School: University of Minnesota, 1998 * Residency: University of Wisconsin Fox Valley Family Practice, 2001 * Certification: American Board of Family Medicine 2002
I specialize in family practice medicine including obstetrics. From 2001-2008, I practiced in New Ulm, Minnesota in a multi-speciality group. I joined AALFA Family Clinic in December, 2008. As a physician, I enjoy taking care of families and providing a wide range of care at every stage of life. I have special interests in the care of women and children, obstetrics, infertility and abnormal cycle management.
Away from the clinic, I enjoy family life with my husband and our five children.
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- Trained Medical Consultant in Natural Family Planning
- American Academy Fertility Care Providers
- Catholic Medical Association
Cheryl McKee, PA-C, MPAS
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Professional Education: Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, Augsburg College 2004 * NCCPA - National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants * Creighton Model Fertility Care System – Certified Practitioner & Medical Consultant
I have been serving patients and their families as part of the healthcare team at AALFA Family Clinic since the fall of 2004. My specialty is Family Medicine. As a P.A., I take thorough histories, perform physical exams, interpret lab test results, prescribe treatments and educate my patients. I collaborate closely with my supervising physician and refer to specialists as needed to provide the best care to my patients. I find it rewarding to work with women who struggle with infertility, PMS, irregular menstrual cycles, repetitive miscarriage and polycystic ovarian disease. I also provide care in the areas of well-child checks, diabetes care and simple office procedures.
My husband, Mark, and I with our three children live in St. Paul. We are active participants in our parish and a lay Catholic community in West St. Paul. For fun, we enjoy spending time with family and friends, going on walks, hiking, camping and gardening.
- American Academy of Physicians Assistants
- Minnesota Academy of Physicians Assistants
Patrick G Spencer FNP-C, MSN, RN
Education, Training, and Certifications:
* MSN from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
* BA in Nursing College of St. Thomas 1985
* Certified as Family Nurse Practitioner through ANCC
* Military Service – 20 years
* United States Air Force, Major, Retired
I have been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 1996. I worked in various Family Practice Clinics in the USAF and after retiring in 2005, I worked as a FNP at AALFA Family Clinic for 2 years. Before returning to AALFA full time in 2015, I worked in an Urgent Care/Walk-in Clinic Setting.
My nursing experience in the USAF includes female surgical ward, outpatient oncology, in and out patient pediatrics, labor and delivery, postpartum and newborn nursery units.
I am blessed to practice at AALFA where I enjoy a broad range of family medical care and strive to help patients obtain optimal health habits.
Faith and family are my greatest blessings.
* Curatio Board Member - Apostolate of Catholic healthcare professionals
Dr. Matthew Anderson, M.D., OB/GYN
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Medical School: University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1978 * Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1982 * Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1984
I was in private OB/GYN practice in Burlington, Iowa for 22 years. In 2003, my wife and I moved to Minnesota to be nearer to 3 of our 4 children and 10 of our now 14 grandchildren. I joined AALFA in December, 2010 and now practice OB/GYN here. I work at the St. John's and St. Joseph's hospitals for inpatient obstetric and gynecologic care. I provide a full range of OB/GYN care including high risk obstetrics, infertility, laparoscopy, vaginal surgery and tubal ligation reversals. I also provide all manner of outpatient gynecology. Obstetrics and gynecology is my calling from God and a profession I love.
I cherish the life-affirming focus of AALFA and am glad to be included with the doctors at AALFA.
- American Medical Association
- American Association of Prolife Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Hippocratic Registry of Physicians
Sarah Slattery, PA-C, MPAS
Education, Training, and Certifications: * Professional Education: Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, St. Catherine University 2015 * NCCPA- National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants * Creighton Model FertilityCare System Practitioner Intern * Certified Medical Consultant for natural family planning
I recently joined the healthcare team at AALFA in May 2016. I specialize in obstetrics and gynecology, working closely with Dr. Matthew Anderson in the clinic and surgery. My primary areas of focus are infertility, recurrent miscarriage, endometriosis, PCOS, and outpatient obstetrics and gynecology. I also teach couples the Creighton Model form of natural family planning. It is a blessing to work at AALFA, where my interests in pro-life women’s health can unfold.
I live with my husband and three children in St. Paul, MN. Walks by the river, reading, my faith, and time with my family and friends fill me with joy.
* Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants