Dr. Mark Spaude
Dr. Mark grew up in Hutchinson, Minnesota and as long as he can remember, knew he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Minnesota and is a 2011 graduate of the U of MN School of Dentistry. Dr. Mark practiced in Buffalo, MN for three years prior to joining Elk Dental Center in 2014. He continues to reside in Buffalo with his wife, Jess, and their 2 sons. Outside of the office he enjoys the outdoors, sports, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Rob Cooper
Dr. Rob was born in Kansas but spent most of his younger years in Oklahoma and Missouri, where he stayed to attend Truman State University for his undergraduate degree. He continued his studies at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and upon graduation in 2008, he served as a General Dentist in the United States Navy for 4 years. Dr. Rob joined Elk Dental Center in 2017 and currently lives in Elk River with his wife, Andrea, and their 2 children. When he’s not in the office seeing patients, you can find him hunting, fishing, or doing anything that involves the outdoors.
Dr. Eric Peterson
Dr. Eric was born and raised in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. He graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 2013, and spent the year following graduation completing a General Practice Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Eric joined Elk Dental Center in 2018 and currently resides in Plymouth. He has a passion for continuing education and has expanded his dental expertise thru courses in aesthetics, endodontics and Invisalign. When he’s away from dentistry, he enjoys attending Minnesota Sporting events, cooking, and spending time with his nieces and nephew.
Dr. Michael Sutley
Dr. Michael Sutley received both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from Loyola University. He received his advanced degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Washington University. Dr. Sutley is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Minneapolis District Dental Society, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Sutley provides varied surgical services, along with the option of sedation. Dr. Sutley joined Elk Dental Center in 1991.
Dr. David Klump
Dr. Klump received his DDS degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1986. After one year as a general dentist, Dr. Klump began his emphasis in the non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal disease, including implant dentistry. Dr. Klump completed his specialty training in Periodontology at the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry in 1994. Dr. Klump taught at the University of Minnesota dental program in addition to the Normandale Community College Hygiene program. He has continued to practice periodontics and implant dentistry with various larger private practices in the Minneapolis area. Dr. Klump joined Elk Dental Center in 1990.