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JoAn Laes, MD

Addiction Medicine

Specialty Centers

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I am committed to the care of patients with poisoning, overdose, and substance use disorders."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Laes has expertise in the care of patients with substance use disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She is also a consulting medical toxicologist with the Minnesota Poison Control System.

Media, Newsletters and Videos


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
  • American College of Medical Toxicology
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine


  • Laes J. The Integration of Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine: a New Era in Patient Care. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2015.
  • Laes J, Wiegand T. Case Presentations from the Addiction Academy. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2015.
  • Laes, J, Williams D, Cole J. Improvement in Hemodynamics After Methylene Blue Administration in Drug-Induced Vasodilatory Shock: A Case Report. Journal of Medical Toxicology, December 2015.
  • Laes J. Adult Poisoning Top 10, Online EMS Reference, FISDAP, 2014.
  • Laes J. Articles You Might Have Missed. Journal of Medical Toxicology, September 2013.


Medical School

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA


Medical Toxicology, Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN, USA