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Meet Dr. Nicole Dohm-Palmer

DOHM-PALMER, Nicole-5Nicole Dohm-Palmer, MD, an Obstetrics and Gynecology physician, joined Women’s Health Center on September 8. She will see women and adolescent patients at Women’s Health Center Northfield and FamilyHealth Medical Clinic – Farmington.

Dr. Dohm-Palmer comes to Women’s Health Center from United and Abbott Northwestern Hospitals, where she was an emergency obstetrician. She is board-certified as a Fellow in the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Dohm-Palmer earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and did her resi­dency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also a graduate of Carleton College.

“I see myself as a partner with my patients to optimize health, choose treatments for problems, and promote healthy pregnancies for both moms and babies,” she says.

Dr. Dohm-Palmer learned early on that medicine allows her to apply her love of science with people.

“I am an extrovert at heart and love people. The most rewarding part of medicine is that I get to es­tablish life-long relationships with my patients and positively impact their lives,” she says.

Her professional interests include delivering babies, minimally-invasive surgery including lapa­roscopy, endometrial ablations, and treatment for urinary incontinence.

For an appointment, call Women’s Health Center Northfield at (507) 646-1478, or FamilyHealth Medical Clinic – Farmington at (651) 460-2300.

Dermatologist coming to Lakeville

Dr. Kalaaji

Dr. Kalaaji

Amer Kalaaji, MD, a Mayo Clinic specialist in Dermatology, will begin seeing patients at FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Lakeville July 13.

Dr. Kalaaji, an associate professor at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, will be in Lakeville three days a week. His services are provided by Mayo Clinic Specialty Services.

A graduate of University of Toronto School of Medicine, Dr. Kalaaji performed his internship at Toronto General Hospital and his dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. where he served as Chief Resident. He also did graduate work at the University of Toronto’s Department of Pathology.

Kathleen Meier, Clinic Services Administrator at Northfield Hospital & Clinics, says Dr. Kalaaji brings a valuable service to FamilyHealth Medical Clinic.

“We are delighted to bring this specialty to the Lakeville area,” she said. “This fills an important need in our service area. It will be a great convenience to our patients and a great complement to the work of other providers.” Read more »

Hospice ‘Tree of Remembrance’ symbolizes gratitude

Northfield Hospice invites you to pay tribute to someone special in your life and make the season brighter by adding lights to its “Tree of Remembrance.”

Kathy Blomquist, Director of Northfield Hospice, said a decorated tree at Northfield Hospital will symbolize gratitude for those who have meaning to us and have made a difference in our lives.

“This can serve as a memorial to someone you miss, a tribute to a special person in your life or a “thank you” for service or kindness,” she said. Read more »

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