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Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Dan Fordahl

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Dan Fordahl

Dr. Dan Fordahl, a hospitalist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Josephs Medical Center in Brainerd, Minnesota. As part of the hospitalist team, Dr. Fordahl will care for patients who are hospitalized due to illness or injury.

"Hospital medicine has always appealed to me as it allows me to utilize all of my skills, and I really enjoy the breadth of practice," says Dr. Fordahl. "Its rewarding to care for patients who are very ill, and to have the opportunity to work with them as they recover."

Dr. Fordahl earned a medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

"I want my patients to know that I always try to remember that each of them are someones loved one, and they will always be treated as I or my family would want to be treated," says Dr. Fordahl.

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