Paul N. Yakshe MD, Gastroenterology
9825 Hospital Drive, Suite 105
Maple Grove, MN 55369
O: 763-383-7818  Fax: 763-553-9340


The Staff at Platinum Health, LLC

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Paul N. Yakshe MD

    Dr. Yakshe was born in Virginia and raised in Pennsylvania. He earned a B.S. in Biology at Allentown College of St. Francis deSales (now deSale's University) and a Master's degree in Biochemistry at Hahnemann University. He entered medical school and graduated in 1984 "with distinction" for continued excellence in the field of Medicine (now Drexel University, College of Medicine). He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. He then completed a Gastroenterology Fellowship, also at Georgetown University Medical Center, and was selected for an additional year in advanced therapeutic endoscopy of the pancreas and biliary tract. In 1990, Dr. Jack Vennes was instrumental in recruiting him to the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. During that time, he served as Director of Endoscopy and developed a mulltidisciplinary program for pancreas and biliary disease. After leaving the University of Minnesota in June of 2001, Dr. Yakshe founded Platinum Health, LLC. He has been in independent solo private practice gastroenterology since then.


    Linda has worked for Platinum health since its inception in April of 2001. She currently manages the office and does most of the back office duties, but also schedules patients and works in the clinic on Wednesday mornings. She enjoys the personal interaction between patients and staff in the small, friendly environment at Platinum Health.



    Lori works in billing. She has 27 years of experience in medical billing and coding and has worked with Platinum Health since its inception in 2001.  If you have any questions or problems with your bill, please contact Lori at 952-933-7700.