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Physicians & Providers at the Cloquet Hospital

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Stephen Bockhold, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Stephen Bockhold, MD

Medical service

Emergency Medicine

Practice location

CMH

Medical school
University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Residency
Duluth Family Medicine Clinic

Certification
Family Medicine

Sarah Carlson, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Sarah Carlson, MD

Medical service

Family Medicine

Practice location

Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school

University of Minnesota Medical School

Beth Caven, MS, CNP at Community Memorial Hospital

Beth Caven, MS, CNP

Medical service
Hospitalist Services

Practice location
CMH

Certification
Board certified Nurse Practitioner, Winona State University

Chad Fey, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Chad Fey, MD

Medical service
Emergency Medicine

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
University of Minnesota

C.W. Hall, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

C.W. Hall, MD

Now accepting new patients

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Residency
Duluth Family Medicine Clinic

Victoria Puumala Heren, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Victoria Puumala Heren, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of Minnesota

William Haug, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

William Haug, MD

Medical service
Emergency Medicine

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Residency
Family Medicine residency-Duluth

Fellowship
Sports medicine fellowship-Montana

Certification
Board-certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine

Bree Hieb, MS, CRNA, APRN at Community Memorial Hospital

Bree Hieb, MS, CRNA, APRN

Medical service
Anesthesia Services

Practice location
CMH

Certification
Board Certified in Nurse Anesthesia, Saint Mary’s University

Danqing Hu, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Danqing Hu, MD

Medical service
Pain Clinic

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
Zhejiang University School of Medicine, MD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, PhD

Residency
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Bryan Hunter, DNP, CRNA, NSPM-C at Community Memorial Hospital

Bryan Hunter, DNP, CRNA, NSPM-C

Medical service
Anesthesia Services
Pain Clinic

Practice location
CMH

Certification
University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston/US Army Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia MSN

Charles Kendall, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Charles Kendall, MD

Now accepting new patients

Medical service
Family Medicine
Hospitalist Services

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Residency
Duluth Family Practice Program

Certification
Board-certified in Family Medicine

Jacob Klug, APRN, DNP at Community Memorial Hospital

Jacob Klug, APRN, DNP

Medical service

Emergency Medicine

Practice location
CMH

Certification
Board Certified in Family Medicine, The College of Saint Scholastica

Natalie Krier, MD, IBCLC at Community Memorial Hospital

Natalie Krier, MD, IBCLC

Now accepting new patients

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of North Dakota

Residency
Completed family residency program in rural Colorado

Certification

Board-certified in Family Medicine

David LaBore, PA-C at Community Memorial Hospital

David LaBore, PA-C

Medical service

Advanced Wound Clinic

Practice location
CMH

Certification
Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of North Dakota
Master of Public Health, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Master of Arts, Exercise Physiology, College of St. Scholastica

Lisa Leedham, MS, PA-C at Community Memorial Hospital

Lisa Leedham, MS, PA-C

Medical service
Orthopedics

Practice location
CMH

Certification
NCCPA board certified Physician Assistant, Idaho State University

Joseph Lemker, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Joseph Lemker, MD

Medical service
Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
St. Louis University

Kiara Levar, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Kiara Levar, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location

Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school

University of Minnesota Medical School

Matthew Lewis, CRNA, APRN at Community Memorial Hospital

Matthew Lewis, CRNA, APRN

Medical service
Anesthesia Services

Practice location
CMH

Certification
MS Anesthesia, St. Mary’s University

Erin Louks-Smith, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Erin Louks-Smith, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Kyle Menzel, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Kyle Menzel, MD

Medical service
Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dan Palmquist, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Dan Palmquist, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Jeff Rapp, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Jeff Rapp, MD

Medical service
Emergency Medicine

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Charity Reynolds, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Charity Reynolds, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school

University of Arizona College of Medicine

Shane Richardson, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Shane Richardson, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location

Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school

Ben Gurion University of the Negev School for International Health

Kenneth Ripp, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Kenneth Ripp, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
State University of New York Medical School at Syracuse

Certification
Board-certified in Family Medicine, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Comprehensive Advanced Life Support, and as a Bone Densitometrist

Joanna Robnik, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Joanna Robnik, MD

Now accepting new patients

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Areas of interest
Chronic disease management, women’s health, and mental health

James Ryan, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

James Ryan, MD

Medical service
General Surgeon

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Residency
Mayo Clinic

Certification
American Board of Surgery

John Schmitt, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

John Schmitt, MD

Medical service
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
Ohio State University

Residency
University of Iowa, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY

Certification
Board-certified Ear, Nose and Throat specialist (ENT)

Mollie Stapleton, MD
 at Community Memorial Hospital

Mollie Stapleton, MD


Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Verna Thornton, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Verna Thornton, MD

Medical service

Women’s Health

Practice location

CMH

Medical school

Morehouse School of Medicine

Residency
Emory University Hospital

Certification
Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lorraine Turner, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Lorraine Turner, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school
Medical College of Virginia

Kara Underwood, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Kara Underwood, MD

Medical service
Director of Hospitalist Services

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
University of Iowa

Arne Vainio, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Arne Vainio, MD

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
Min No Aya Win Human Services Center

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Joseph Vidmar, MS, APRN, CRNA at Community Memorial Hospital

Joseph Vidmar, MS, APRN, CRNA

Medical service
Anesthesia Services

Practice location
CMH

Certification
MS Anesthesia, Minneapolis School of Anesthesia

Steven Vopat, MD at Community Memorial Hospital

Steven Vopat, MD

Medical service
General Surgeon

Practice location
CMH

Medical school
University of South Dakota

Greg White, DNP, APRN, FNP at Community Memorial Hospital

Greg White, DNP, APRN, FNP

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Certification
Board Certified in Family Practice, Simmons College

Jessica Woodward Lavan, MD, FAAFP at Community Memorial Hospital

Jessica Woodward Lavan, MD, FAAFP

Now accepting new patients

Medical service
Family Medicine

Practice location
CMH Raiter Family Clinic

Medical school
University of Minnesota

Residency
St. Joseph’s Family Residency Program

Areas of interest
Dermatology, pediatrics, orthopedics, and women’s health

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