Dr. Busian graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Florida with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in June 2011. He did his Family Medicine Residency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He belongs to the American Osteopathic Association, is an Eagle Scout, and has received the American Heart Association Life Saver Award.
Dr. Busian is originally from Morris, MN. He enjoys reading, outdoor activities, hunting, fishing, movies, athletics and traveling.
Jessica Butanis, D.O.
Dr. Jessica Butanis is a native Minnesotan. She was born and raised in Little Falls, MN. She attended college at St. Mary’s College of Maryland where she played collegiate tennis. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry. Dr. Butanis graduated from medical school at Des Moines University in 2014 and stayed in Des Moines to complete her residency training in Internal Medicine. She enjoys cooking, running, and exploring the outdoors with her husband & 3 daughters.
Dr. Butanis is passionate about treating a variety of chronic medical conditions, she is particularly interested in diabetes and osteoporosis. She also incorporates lifestyle medicine in the treatment of chronic disease – this includes discussing evidence-based recommendations regarding nutrition, exercise, and sleep habits.
Brian D. Carlsen, M.D.
Dr. Brian Carlsen is a native of Minnesota and graduated from high school in Ashby, MN. He attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN where he received his B.A. Degree magna cum laude. He then continued his education at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND, where he received his M.S. Degree in Biochemistry. After completing his M.D. Degree at the University of Minnesota, he completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA.
Dr. Carlsen joined the Alexandria Clinic, P.A. in August 1993. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
He and his wife, KrisAnn, along with their children, reside in the Miltona area. He enjoys music, sports and other recreational activities.
Dr. Aaron Crowser
Dr. Aaron Crowser grew up in Alexandria and graduated from Jefferson High School. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his residency training at La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine in La Crosse, WI. Prior to coming back to Alexandria, he practiced family medicine and urgent care for 10 years with Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI. His professional interests include acute care and wilderness medicine. He joined Alexandria Clinic in early 2018
Jacob Cruze, DPT
Alomere Health Rehabilitation
Jake Cruze was raised in Willmar. He started his undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota in Duluth, graduating from the U of M Twin Cities, with a major in Biology. He graduated from St. Catherine University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has since had experience in both geriatric and orthopedic therapy.
Jake loves to bike and golf. He has run a few marathons and enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children.
Leah Cruze, DPT
Alomere Health Rehabilitation
Leah Cruze grew up in Spirit Lake, IA. She attended the University of Iowa receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science as well as her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She has special interests in orthopedics, women’s health, and pediatrics.
Leah’s husband, Jake, is also a physical therapist at DCH/HOS. They fell in love with Alexandria and moved here in 2014 from the Twin Cities. Leah loves spending time with her husband and three daughters. She enjoys being active outdoors, running, hiking, and cycling as often as she can.
Richelle Dack, DPT
Alomere Health Rehabilitation
Richelle Dack grew up in Chisago City, MN. She attended Iowa State University and graduated with her BS in Exercise and Sport Science in 2003. She then attended Washington University in St. Louis and graduated in 2006 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After graduation, she worked at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park for 2 years working with a variety of patient populations. She then worked at National Dizzy and Balance Center in the Twin Cities for 6 years gaining valuable experience working with patients struggling with vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance. Richelle obtained her Herdman Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation in 2012. She has been with Alomere Health since 2017 and specializes in vestibular rehabilitation, falls prevention, and concussion rehabilitation.
Richelle resides in Alexandria with her husband and 4 children. She enjoys reading, exercising, spending time outdoors and with family and friends.
Scott Dack, PA-C
Family Medicine, Physician Assistant
Scott is a Minnesota native. He obtained his undergraduate education from MN State University, Mankato, with degrees in Athletic Training and Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. He has a Master’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Exercise Science and a second Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Iowa. Scott has worked as an athletic trainer at various levels including high school, collegiate (Division I, II and III), the Northwoods League (summer baseball league), NFL-Europe and the NFL. As a Physician Assistant, he started out in orthopedics and later was lured into a primary care/sports medicine clinic and has since been in primary care. He also has experience in the urgent care setting. Scott has professional interests in primary care sports medicine/orthopedics, preventive medicine, and acute care. He enjoys running, resistance training, fishing, spending time with his wife and (soon to be) four children. They reside in Alexandria.
Skyler Dahlseng, D.O.
Dr. Skyler Dahlseng grew up in Lowry, MN. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Winona State University before attending medical school at A. T. Still University in Kirksville, MO. He completed residency training at the University of Iowa–Des Moines Internal Medicine program. Dr. Dahlseng enjoys the broad scope of care within internal medicine, special interests include preventive medicine and care coordination between the realms of hospital and clinic medicine.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Dahlseng enjoys camping and exploring with his wife and four children. He is excited to become a part of the community in Alexandria and joins the hospitalist team at Alomere in July 2020.
Paul A. Dale, M.D.
As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, I am committed to providing state-of-the-art surgical and nonsurgical orthopedic care to ensure each patient receives individualized treatment and compassionate service. I focus on adult reconstructive surgery including knee, hip, and shoulder replacement procedures. I also specialize in the revision of previous replacement surgeries. I have been a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons since 1995, and with ongoing training, continue to offer the latest in adult reconstructive care to my patients. In my spare time, I enjoy hunting, snowmobiling, marathon running, and spending time with my wife and family.
Education & Training
Undergraduate Degree: Physiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical Degree: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Orthopaedic Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Member, International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
Member, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
Member, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
Member, Norwegian American Orthopaedic Society
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Director, Alomere Health Joint Replacement Center
Past Instructor, MIS Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hip Replacement
Clinical Investigator, Genesis II Mobile Bearing Knee System