Julie Anderson, MD, FAAFP, CIC

Originally from Berthoud, Colorado, Julie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Environmental Chemistry and then attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her training at the U of MN Rural Family Medicine Residency Program in Mankato.

Since completing her training, Julie has been an active member in the American Academy of Family Physicians, holding many appointments, and recently serving as the MN Chapter President. Nationally, she serves as a MN Delegate to the AAFP and is a member of the Commission on Governmental Advocacy. She also serves as Vice President of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.

Closer to home, Dr. Anderson has been involved with Project Brainsafe, a community based initiative to improve awareness and management of concussions. Most recently, she has been working with her local city council to raise the purchase age of tobacco to 21. Dr. Anderson was recognized by the city of Saint Cloud in 2013 with the 5 Under 40 Award and has been acknowledged as the “Best of Central Minnesota Family Physician” this year!

Dr. Anderson regularly trains medical students and speaks to family medicine residents across the state on advocacy. She also enjoys lecturing to local high schools and staff about concussion prevention and media impact on health. She regularly contributes to her local paper on health related topics and speaks at community events on a wide range of health issues.

In addition to caring for the health needs of patients of all ages, she has specialized training in dermatologic procedures and concussions. She started Simplicity Health in order to provide efficient, price transparent, and high quality primary care services to her patients.

When Julie is not seeing patients, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Brad, and two sons.

Julie Johnson, MD

Dr Julie Johnson joins Simplicity Health with over 25 years of experience providing cradle to grave care. Through thousands of conversations with patients, she has learned that sometimes just listening can be the best medicine and the path to healing. Julie is passionate about the transformation of health care and seeing it change to meet the needs of the patient as well as the caregivers.

Dr Johnson spends her time outside of work being a “horse mom” to her two daughters that ride and train in dressage, scuba diving, reading, and watching Hallmark Christmas movies. 


Kacey is 24 years old and grew up in St. Cloud. She currently lives in Foley, MN with her fiance, 2 cats, and a dog. When Kacey is not working, she loves to bake and craft. She also loves to travel, watch movies, and spend time with her family.


Karen is our talented front desk Receptionist. She has worked with Dr. Anderson for the past 5 years and is thrilled to be part of this team! Her goal is to provide personal, simple and inspired Healthcare to each and every one of Simplicity Health’s patients. Karen’s educational/work background includes Nursing Assistant, Group Home Management, and Preschool Education. When not at work she is a very involved, proud Grandma of 6 and enjoys the outdoors and travel. She is looking forward to partnering with you, our Patient, to meet all of your Healthcare needs.

Amanda is one of our front desk receptionists. Her educational and work experience includes being a prior Dental Assistant, Nursing Assistant and Medical Billing specialist. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her children, cooking, and traveling.