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Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Shiela Klemmetsen

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Shiela Klemmetsen

Dr. Shiela Klemmetsen, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health St. Josephs-Baxter Clinic in Baxter, Minnesota.

"I enjoy caring for patients of all ages, from newborns to World War II veterans and everyone in between sometimes on the same day," Dr. Klemmetsen says. "I like to get to know the whole family and appreciate how each ones individual health affects the entire family."

Dr. Klemmetsen, who grew up in Harding, Minnesota, earned a medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. She completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Colorado-St. Marys Family Practice in Grand Junction, Colorado. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in family medicine.

"Im very open-minded and love to talk with my patients about their health," says Dr. Klemmetsen. "I value their input on what they and their family think is going on and what their goals are for their own care. Then I suggest how we can make that happen."

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Klemmetsen, call (218) 828-7100. To see her full profile, visit and click on "Find a Medical Professional."