Dr. Swachetan Bajwa, M.D.

Philosophy of Care:
“It’s about investing time and effort in building relationships. I am committed to providing the highest quality of care to my patients.”


Specialty:
Family Practice


Education/Residency:
Government Medical College, India

University of Central Oklahoma
University of Buffalo, NY

Olean Hospital


Board Certifications & Memberships:
American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Michael Bess, MD, FACS

 

Philosophy of Care:
"My goal is to exceed your expectations by providing surgical excellence with personalized care."


Specialty:

General Surgery

Wound Management

Education/Residency:
Bradley University

University of Minnesota

Mayo Clinic


Board Certifications & Memberships:
General Surgery

Wound Management

Penny Hormann, APRN-CNP, FNP, WOC, CFCN

 

Philosophy of Care:
"I believe every person is unique. I am committed to creating an atmosphere where clients are able to discuss their health concerns while making sure they are fully educated on their healthcare choices.  My goal is to work with clients as a team to accomplish a state of well being while
achieving their healthcare goals."


Specialty:
Family Practice, Wound Care, Foot Care


Education:
Moorhead State University
Bradley University


Board Certifications & Memberships:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Wound/Ostomy Certified
Certified Foot Care Nurse

Marcia Kells, APRN-CNP, FNP, ANCC

Philosophy of Care:
“I believe in caring for the person as a whole; mind, body, and spirit.  The most important aspect of care is to listen to your patient.  I enjoy working as a team with other providers to help in the diagnosis and treatment of a patient's health and well-being.”


Specialty:
Family Practice with an interest in Dermatology


Education:
Concordia College
College of St. Catherine
South Dakota State University


Board Certifications & Memberships:
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Minnesota Nurse Practitioner Coalition

Elizabeth Charles, APRN-CNP, FNP, CNM 
Philosophy of Care:
“I'm here to serve the people of the community by providing holistic care combined with continued education so they are able to live their best life. What I enjoy most about working in a rural clinic is getting to know my patients, their stories, and the opportunity to care for the whole family.”

Specialty:
Family Practice
Women’s Health
Midwifery

Education:
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Memberships:
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American College of Nurse-Midwifery
American Midwifery Certification

Tonya Diggins, APRN-CNP, FNP, CNM

Philosophy of care:

"Every birth is an opportunity to make a connection.  Pregnancy can be a raw and vulnerable time and I believe in finding the best possible fit so that you feel confident and comfortable in your healthcare decisions.  My practice allows me the opportunity to build relationships based on communication, respect, and trust from birth throughout the entire lifespan!"

Specialty

Family Practice

Women’s Health

Midwifery

 

Education:
University of Minnesota

 

Board Certifications & Memberships:

American Nurses Credentialing Center

American Midwifery Certification

Deb Colón APRN-CNP, FNP, PMHNP

 

Philosophy of Care: 

"I believe in treating the whole person by taking into account mental, physical, and social factors.  I am committed to working together to provide the best possible care for our patients.  Each patient is different, and I am passionate about treatment plans based on each person's needs, values, and beliefs because my primary role is to help you live your best life!"

 

Specialty:

Behavioral Health Medication Management and Therapy


Education:
North Dakota State University
University of Cincinnati


Board Certifications & Memberships:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Kelsey Tollefson, MSW, LICSW

Philosophy of Care:

"I believe that mental and emotional health is just as important as physical health.  I'm dedicated to normalizing mental health treatment and reducing the stigma associated with mental health disorders!  I strive to provide treatment in a safe and comfortable setting to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your concerns.  I understand the importance of integrated care where all providers work as a team to deliver exceptional care for every patient!" 


Specialty:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Behavioral Health Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Accelerated Resolution Therapy


Education:
South Dakota State University
Minnesota State University


Board Certifications & Memberships:
National Association of Social Workers

Lisa deCathelineau, MA, LMFT

Philosophy of Care:

"My career has been dedicated to assisting individuals and families through their personal and family unit struggles.  My passion is to create a safe environment for self-discovery and healing; walking alongside my clients to find the space they need to move forward through their unique challenges.  I find great value in using a holistic approach to treating mental, emotional and physical health  by accessing and integrating services wherever possible." 


Specialty:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Behavioral Health Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy


Education:
University of Minnesota, Morris
Alfred Adler Graduate School


Board Certifications & Memberships:
Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Minnesota Association for Play Therapy

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