Meet The LX Medical Team
AUNDRIA RIGGEN, PA-C
Co-Founder and Owner
Aundria Riggen has been working as an advanced practice provider for nearly 10 years. For over 6 years she has been a leader in urgent/acute care medicine. She is dedicated to her patients and is very involved in teaching the next generation of medical providers. She was recently awarded “Preceptor of the Year” by St. Catherine’s University. She also spent 3-years in orthopedic surgery and is highly trained in medical procedures, joint injections, and musculoskeletal issues.
Aundria also believes feeling great goes hand-in-hand with looking your best. She is fully certified in BOTOX and Dermal fillers. She is dedicated to staying up-to-date in all things related to health, beauty and wellness.
A mother of two, she understands just how frustrating the healthcare system can be, both for herself and her kids, to get fast, reliable, and quality medical care. She’s finally doing something about it through co-founding LX Medical alongside her husband.
JAMES RIGGEN, PA-C
Co-Founder and Owner
James Riggen has been an advanced practice provider for 10 years, 8 of which has been dedicated to emergency medicine. From Level-1 trauma centers to rural critical hospitals, he has experienced the full spectrum of acute care medicine. He strives to give the highest level of medical care alongside a top notch bedside experience. James worked for 18-months in pediatric neurology, and 18-months in general surgery, as well.
Outside of the specialty of emergency medicine, James has thoroughly enjoyed applying his original undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences to IV Therapy and all its benefits from faster recovery from acute illness, to day-to-day peak performance and anti-aging.
TEAL FOSTER, DNP
Teal Foster is a Family Nurse Practitioner who holds her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Augsburg University. She has served in a variety of settings including Family Practice, Sports Medicine, Prenatal Care Services and Telehealth.
Prior to completing her FNP, Teal served as a Registered Nurse in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine at a large Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. She holds certifications in Adult and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (ACLS & PALS), Critical Care Nursing (CCRN) and is credentialed in Botox injections.
One of Teal’s passions includes care access, which led to her desire to work with LX Medical. She believes that in order for our community to have improved access to healthcare, we need to meet them exactly where they are at, whether this is in person or via telehealth.
Teal also holds holistic healthcare as a foundation of the care she provides and believes that every encounter should be individualized based on patient background, goals, and specific life situation.
ERIC STEUCK, CRNA
Eric is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at a Level 1 trauma hospital. Prior to this, he had 8 years of RN experience including cardiac/neurology ICU. He received the top award for excellence in clinical practice anesthesia school. He is lead of the pediatric anesthesia team, and a member of the cardiac anesthesia team.
The LX Medical Advisory Board
ADAM QUINN, MD
Medical Advisory Board
Adam is a fellowship trained family practice physician with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He strongly believes in the practical approach to medicine, patient education, preventative strategies, and continuing to move healthcare forward in new and innovative ways.
- Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine
- CAQ in Sports Medicine including concussion care, injuries, wellness, prevention, diagnostics, and non-surgical management
- Advanced Trauma Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
PAUL ALLEGRA, MD
Medical Advisory Board
Paul is a board certified emergency medicine physician. He has played the role of medical director for several hospital systems, and sits on the medical board of directors for the American College of Emergency Physicians. Other highlights/associations: International Federation of Emergency Medicine. Board Member, American College of Emergency Physicians. Is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Mark Lobanoff, MD
Dr. Lobanoff is considered by many to be one of the top LASIK surgeons in the United States. Patients have traveled from 30 states, 13 countries and three continents to have their LASIK surgery performed by Dr. Lobanoff.
More recently, Dr. Lobanoff has become a world-renowned expert in the newest form of LASIK; Alcon’s Contoura topographic-guided LASIK. He has lectured on this new technology across the United States and Europe. Surgeons from across the U.S. travel to Minnesota to learn Dr. Lobanoff’s techniques first hand. He is currently involved in 3 research trials on Contoura and is developing software to make the surgery even more effective.
Andrew Barta, PA-C
Andrew joined MNGI Digestive Health (previously Minnesota Gastroenterology) in 2010.
He is a member of the American Academy of Physician assistants, the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants.
Diagnosis and treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Esophageal Disorders