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 Dr. Timothy J. Ehlen

Dr. Timothy J. Ehlen


Areas of Care:

  • LASIK Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Ophthalmology

Timothy J. Ehlen, M.D., is a comprehensive ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgery. He has been a member of our respected team of doctors since 1998.

Dr. Ehlen received his undergraduate B.A. degree in chemistry from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. After a year of post undergraduate work in the discipline, his true calling for medicine became apparent. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. After an internship at Hennepin County Medical Center, he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota, and received additional training in LASIK refractive eye surgery. He maintains a position at the University of Minnesota as a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology.

Dr. Ehlen is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of OphthalmologyMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Minnesota Medical Society and the Twin Cities Medical Society.

Dr. Ehlen and his wife of 18 years enjoy spending time with their four children, ages 12, 10, 8 and 3. Dr. Ehlen and his wife are involved in many volunteer activities in their community, school and church. Dr. Ehlen enjoys coaching his children from the very young levels, as he can be seen at a hockey arena or a soccer field most days of the year. He also has a love for the outdoors, where he enjoys running, biking, downhill skiing, golfing, yard work and backyard fires with friends and family.

Dr. Ehlen sees patients at our Maple Grove, Plymouth, St. Anthony and Wayzata locations.


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