Willmar native named to director positions at CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital

Dr. Justin Stocks became CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital pulmonology physician specialty director and SCH respiratory care medical director on April 1.

A portrait of Dr. Justin Stocks of CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital
Willmar native Dr. Justin Stocks was recently promoted at CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital to Pulmonology Physician Specialty Director and St. Cloud Hospital Respiratory Care Medical Director. He started in his new position April 1.
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WILLMAR — Willmar native Dr. Justin Stocks has been selected as CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital pulmonology physician specialty director and St. Cloud Hospital respiratory care medical director, according to CentraCare. He began working in those positions April 1.

Stocks completed his internal medicine residency and pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at Naval Medical Center in San Diego, and is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

According to information from his family, Stocks has been with CentraCare since July 2020. Prior to joining CentraCare, he worked at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, where he held several leadership positions, including chair of the critical care committee and interim medical director of the intensive care unit.

He previously acquired trauma and mass casualty experience while a naval physician, and served in medical relief missions. Stocks is also a published author of lung research and textbook chapters.

He is the son of Linda (and the late Mel) Stocks of Willmar.


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