Our Practice

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Central Minnesota's trusted skincare experts since 1995

Midwest Clinic of Dermatology and Midwest Vein Institute proudly serves patients throughout central Minnesota. With convenient locations in St. Cloud and Alexandria, we provide exceptional care that's more than skin deep. That's why we offer a variety of services ranging from cosmetic procedures to life-saving surgeries. 

At Midwest Clinic, we see beyond in-office visits and value patient education. Our compassionate and specialized team is happy to answer questions and provide resources to help you look and feel your best.  We're excited to serve you.

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Daniel K. Elieff, M.D.

Born and raised in the North Star State, Dr. Daniel K. Elieff studied medicine at the University of Minnesota and completed residency at Washington University in St. Louis. He returned to his home state and founded Midwest Clinic of Dermatology in 1995. As a Board Certified Dermatologist, a Fellow in the Society of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and a member of the American College of Phlebology, Dr. Elieff stays up-to-date with the latest dermatologic discoveries. When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Elieff enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing, and spending time outdoors with his wife and kids. 

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Jacob Tebbs, PA-C

Jacob moved all the way from Utah to join the team at Midwest Clinic of Dermatology in 2017. The Physician Assistant - Certified earned his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Rocky Mountain College. Jacob's favorite part of the job is helping patients feel their best. When he's not at work, Jacob is soaking up Minnesota's great outdoors. He enjoys tennis, disc golf, fishing, hiking, snowboarding and spending time with his wife and son. 


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Elliot Backer, PA-C

Elliot grew up in New Ulm, Minnesota, and earned his Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He joined Midwest Clinic as a Physician Assistant - Certified in 2018 and is proud to practice with a team that puts patients first. When he's not in the office, Elliot enjoys water skiing, racquetball, ping pong, watching movies (especially "The Pursuit of Happiness") and spending time with family and friends.

Julie Elieff, Office Manager

Julie was a medical assistant when Midwest Clinic opened its doors. Now she's managing the office and working as a Certified Mohs Histotechnician. When she's not serving patients and keeping the office in line, Julie enjoys spending time with family. She also likes getting away to the cabin, relaxing on the lake and playing black jack.