COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update Learn More

Walter N. Ellis, DPM

  • About
    • Specialties: Podiatrist-Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Board Certified:

      Podiatrist-Foot Surgery

    • Gender: Male
    • Languages: English
    • Medical School
      College of St Scholastica Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    • Internship
      Cook County Hospital Dr. S. Hoffman and Associates Fort Leonard Wood Army Hospital Hines V.A. Orthopaedic Food Service Loretto Hospital Thorek Hospital and Medical Center
    • Residency
      Lincoln West Hospital MN Southwest Podiatric Surgical Residency

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO