Meet Our Providers

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Feel Secure With Our Team

Feel Secure With Our Team

Midwest Dental Anesthesia maintains a staff of expert anesthesia providers. Each provider has the education, certifications, and experience to ensure comfortable and safe procedures. We look forward to making your appointment stress-free.
Midwest Dental Anesthesia maintains a staff of expert anesthesia providers. Each provider has the education, certifications, and experience to ensure comfortable and safe procedures. We look forward to making your appointment stress-free.

Dr. Heather Robinson

DDS, FASDA, DIPLOMATE ADBA

Meet Dr. Heather Robinson

Dental Anesthesiologist

Dr. Heather Robinson received her doctoral training from Northwestern University Dental School, completed a general practice residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and completed her anesthesia residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Robinson received extensive pediatric and special needs patient population training in the Special Care Dentistry Clinic at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Robinson provides for children as young as 15 months, and has performed thousands of procedures, working closely with anxious parents, patients, and care providers. Dr. Robinson is a board certified diplomate of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. She is BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified and is a dual board certified anesthesiologist. Born and raised in the St. Paul community, she has over 21 years of experience in providing dentistry services in Minnesota’s Twin Cities metropolitan area. In her personal time, Dr. Robinson enjoys playing knee hockey and basketball with her son, figure skating, running, and watching her son play his various sporting activities including baseball, football, and hockey.

Meet Dr. Heather Robinson

DDS, FASDA, Diplomate ADBA

  • 13 years as a General Dentist
  • 8 years as an Anesthesiologist
  • ADBA Board Certified
  • NDBA Board Certified
  • CPR, ACLS, PALS, & BLS
  • Doctoral Training – Northwestern University Dental School
  • General Practice Residency – Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Anesthesia Residency – Loma Linda University Medical Center
Dr. Heather Robinson received her doctoral training from Northwestern University Dental School, completed a general practice residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and completed her anesthesia residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Robinson received extensive pediatric and special needs patient population training in the Special Care Dentistry Clinic at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Robinson provides for children as young as 15 months, and has performed thousands of procedures, working closely with anxious parents, patients, and care providers. Dr. Robinson is a board certified diplomate of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. She is BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified and is a dual board certified anesthesiologist. Born and raised in the St. Paul community, she has over 21 years of experience in providing dentistry services in Minnesota’s Twin Cities metropolitan area. In her personal time, Dr. Robinson enjoys playing knee hockey and basketball with her son, figure skating, running, and watching her son play his various sporting activities including baseball, football, and hockey.

Experience

Certifications

Education

Meet Dr. Kari Cleland

Dental Anesthesiologist

DDS

Dr. Kari Cleland is a hospital-trained dentist anesthesiologist specializing in office-based anesthesia services. She received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., where she received the Horace Wells anesthesia award. She completed her anesthesia residency at Jacobi Medical Center, the only Level I Trauma Center in the Bronx, New York City. There she garnered trauma, special needs, and pediatric experience in both hospital and office-based settings. She is BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified, and is board eligible. Dr. Cleland played Division I soccer at Austin Peay State University and is PADI Advanced Open Water Certified as a scuba diver. She spends her free time running marathons and triathlons with her husband, and also enjoys spending time with her cat, Faye Valentine.

Dr. Kari Cleland

DDS

Meet Dr. Kari Cleland

DDS

  • 4 years of anesthesia experience
  • BLS Certified
  • ACLS Certified
  • PALS Certified
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Howard University College of Dentistry
  • Anesthesia Residency – Jacobi Medical Center
Dr. Kari Cleland is a hospital-trained dentist anesthesiologist specializing in office-based anesthesia services. She received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., where she received the Horace Wells anesthesia award. She completed her anesthesia residency at Jacobi Medical Center, the only Level I Trauma Center in the Bronx, New York City.There she garnered trauma, special needs, and pediatric experience in both hospital and office-based settings. She is BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified, and is board eligible. Dr. Cleland played Division I soccer at Austin Peay State University and is PADI Advanced Open Water Certified as a scuba diver. She spends her free time running marathons and triathlons with her husband, and also enjoys spending time with her cat, Faye Valentine.

Experience

Certifications

Education

Society & Board Involvement

We’re an Active Member of the Following Assocations

Diplomate

American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists

Fellow

American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Diplomate

American Dental Board of Anesthesiology

Diplomate

National Dental Board of Anesthesiology

Member

Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia