joel-oberstar-2-web-220x275Joel V. Oberstar, MD

Chief Executive Officer
Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist


Medical Degree: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Oberstar is PrairieCare’s CEO and a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist with over a decade of clinical and administrative experience.  While he still maintains a small outpatient clinical practice, in recent years he has devoted the majority of his professional time to overseeing PrairieCare’s rapid growth across Minnesota.  Named by Minnesota Physician as one of the state’s “Top 100 Influential Health Care Leaders” in 2016, Dr. Oberstar serves on committees at the Minnesota Medical Association and the Minnesota Hospital Association and recently completed a year-long term as President of the Minnesota Psychiatric Society.


American Medical Association
Minnesota Medical Association
Twin Cities Medical Society
American Psychiatric Association
Minnesota Psychiatric Society (Member, Legislative Committee)
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Minnesota Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (President-Elect)
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
American Association for Technology in Psychiatry

Additional Info

Children, Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes