Dr. Jack Felland likes variety.
As a family medicine physician, Dr. Felland cares for patients of all ages for a wide range of conditions. He treats everything from routine care to complex, multi-problem health issues.
“I like seeing whole families,” he says. “I like to see everything, really.”
Dr. Felland sees patients in Northfield (including evening hours) and in Lonsdale. He enjoys getting to know patients, and providing strong continuity of care.
“The doctor-patient relationship is very important to me,” he says. “It’s why I went into family medicine – getting to know a patient over time, being able to anticipate their needs. That was the romance of medicine for me: To have that role in people’s lives.”
Dr. Felland take a holistic view of each patient to be able to tailor care to what each patient needs. “I encourage a healthy, active lifestyle in my patients while treating underlying causes of symptoms when possible,” he says.
Dr. Felland earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, and completed his residency at the Mayo School of Graduate Medicine in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He has special interest in disease prevention and health maintenance, joint injections, minor skin surgeries, and fracture care.
“There’s a lot of art to medicine, and it’s good to have a variety of options to offer patients,” including holistic approaches, he says.
Dr. Felland comes to NH&C from Mayo Clinic in Owatonna, where he practiced for 16 years. He grew up on a dairy farm in Mora, near Hinckley. Dr. Felland and his wife Katie and their three children live in Northfield. He enjoys being with family, travel, reading, sports, listening to music and spending time at the lake.
To make an appointment with Dr. Felland, call the Northfield Clinic (adjacent to Northfield Hospital) at 507-646-1494 or the Lonsdale Clinic at 507-744-3245.