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Welcome To The Carlson Clinic of White Bear Lake

Welcome! We know that choosing a doctor for you and your family can be a difficult decision, but we want to make sure you know that you are making a great decision in choosing our office for your healthcare needs.

To our valued patients and community members, 

Our clinic is still open and will stay open as long as we can because there is no higher priority than keeping you safe and healthy. At this time, even more than ever, our patients and community need their immune systems FUNCTIONING at TOP CAPACITY! You need your adjustment to make sure your body has 100% capacity to heal should you come in contact with any virus or sickness.

In addition to our normal high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, we are taking extreme measures to ensure your safety and confidence in our clinic. We’ve increased our frequency of cleaning with appropriate disinfectants as well as increased access to antibacterial hand sanitizer. All equipment and surfaces are being sanitized between uses. This includes but is not limited to doorknobs, chairs, credit card processors, toys in our kid’s area, etc. We understand concerns about contact with other patients, and although we cannot guarantee you will be the only one in the office, we can get you scheduled during our slower patient times. In addition, if you are sick or showing symptoms, please stay home to recover.

Thank you for trusting us with your health and please know that we are prepared to navigate through these challenging circumstances with your safety and well-being in lead of everything we do. 

– The Carlson Clinic of White Bear Lake


Doctors You Can Trust

Dr. Dustin Carlson DC

Dr. Dustin Carlson D.C.


Dr. Carlson was born and raised in White Bear Lake, MN. Dr. Carlson has been in private practice here since 2003. His undergraduate studies were completed at the University of Minnesota; College of Biological Science. He then attended Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis Missouri, where he received his doctoral degree. In addition, he has advanced training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego and is certified in whiplash and motor vehicle injuries.

Dr. Carlson is an avid golfer, and is also certified to treat golf specific injuries. With assistance from local PGA professionals, he helps patients learn a healthy golf swing. Dr. Carlson is very active in the community, holding annual fundraisers for our local food shelves, Toys for Tots, Humane Societies, Educational foundations, the YMCA and many other charities. Dr. Carlson is also a member of the White Bear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, The White Bear Lake Rotary Club, Board Member of The Downtown White Bear Lake Mainstream Board, The Minnesota Chiropractic Association and The American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Mitch Green D.C.


Dr. Green grew up in Louisiana and Oklahoma before settling down in Newburgh, Indiana. Dr. Green received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He went on to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa where he graduated magna cum laude with a Doctorate of Chiropractic.

Dr. Green believes that each patient is unique and different, so it is important to have the knowledge of multiple adjusting techniques in order to properly treat each patient. Dr. Green is proficient in Diversified, Activator, Flexion-Distraction, Thompson Drop, and the Palmer Package.

Dr. Mitch Green DC
Dr. Gretchen Keene DC

Dr. Gretchen Keene D.C.


Dr. Gretchen Keene grew up in Prescott, Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas with her Bachelor of Science and from Northwestern Health Sciences University with her Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Keene has had many different opportunities in the Twin Cities, both as an intern and an associate doctor, and now she is very excited to be working at The Carlson Clinic.

When Dr. Keene was in high school, her mother opened a childcare center. She grew up helping children and families grow. After experiencing the benefits of chiropractic as a teenager, Dr. Keene knew she could help people through the natural healing of the chiropractic adjustments. Dr. Keene’s experiences and training in different techniques allow her to adjust anyone age 0-100+! She loves spending time with her family, and is looking forward to meeting yours.

Dr. Katy-Cecilie Johannessen, D.C.


Dr. Katy-Cecilie Johannessen grew up in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. She graduated with distinction from the University of Minnesota with her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition with an emphasis in Food Science. She then graduated summa cum lauda from Northwestern Health Sciences with her Doctorate of Chiropractic.

As a teenager, Dr. Katy decided during a conversation with her mom to become a chiropractor while they both were waiting to get adjusted. She believes that chiropractic care is important for everyone. After experiencing the healing power of chiropractic firsthand from being treated for a concussion, she devolved a deeper passion for helping patients heal from their pain through chiropractic care. When she is not in the office, she is usually spending time with her family, volunteering, playing the piano, or reading a book.

Dr. Katy-Cecilie Johannessen, D.C.
Dr. Zachary Post DC

Dr. Zachary Post D.C.


Dr. Post grew up living in Minnesota, just outside the Twin Cities. He attended St. Paul College earning multiple degrees in Massage Therapy, including an AAS in Sports Massage. He utilized and expanded his soft tissue skills for many years providing health, wellness and mobility to people of all ages and conditions. He then continued and expanded his education by attending Northwestern Health Sciences University where he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic.

Dr. Post believes that everybody and every body has the power to heal itself and prevent pain and sickness. He fosters his passion to help people feel better, move better, function better, and overall live better. He continues to expand his tools and skills to provide the best care he can to anyone in need. When not in the office, Dr. Post enjoys camping, hiking, reading comics, listening to music and playing the guitar.


Staff You Can Trust