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Mark Mellstrom, MD, joins FamilyHealth

Mellstrom head shotMark Mellstrom, MD, has joined FamilyHealth Medical Clinic’s Family Medicine practice.

Dr. Mellstrom is a familiar face to many in Lakeville. For 14 years, he was part of a local independent practice. Prior to that, he practiced for 14 years with an independent group in Northfield and one year with Park Nicollet.

Dr. Mellstrom sees patients of all ages.

“I enjoy taking care of the whole patient, working with them to improve their physical and mental well-being,” Dr. Mellstrom says. “Over the course of my 29 years of practice, I have had the privilege of many long relationships with my patients and the opportunity to work with them as they navigate different stages of life.”

A graduate of Carleton College, Dr. Mellstrom received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1982. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.

Dr. Mellstrom’s experience and expertise complements the Family Medicine practice of Alice Mann, MD; Rhonda Meyer, FNP; Ashley Gilland, MSN, FNP-BC; and the specialty practices of pediatrician Kelly Meyer, D.O.; OB-GYNs Melanie Dixon, MD, and Dana Olson, MD; orthopedic surgeons Erik Stroemer, MD, and Hans Bengtson, MD; ENT specialist Gerard O’Halloran, MD; audiologist Jennifer Bormann, MS, CCC-A; Mayo Clinic allergist Nancy Ott, MD; and Mayo Clinic cardiologists.

For an appointment, call FamilyHealth Medical Clinic at 952-469-0500.





Sleep Center offers informational session

The Northfield Hospital Sleep Center will host a free informational session on sleep disorders Saturday, Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to noon in the Conference Center in the lower level of the hospital.

“Lights Out: The Path to Successful Sleep,” will feature presentations on the latest research and practices in the field of Sleep Medicine. Bryan Hoff, MD, Director of Northfield Hospital Sleep Center, will speak about “Shift Work and Circadian Rhythms; Gerard O’Halloran, MD, an ENT specialist with certification in Sleep Medicine, will speak about “Obstructive Sleep Apnea,” and Dr. William Hoekstra, a psychologist with Allina Medical Center, will speak about “What is Normal Sleep and Insomnia.” In addition, Robert Hoover, a representative from Allina Health Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment , will be there to speak about “Taking the Mystery Out of PAP Therapy.”

There will be time for questions and conversation with sleep specialists. Continuing education credits are available.

One in four people is at risk for sleep disorders, with 90 percent of those still unidentified. The Sleep Center can help patients uncover their specific barriers to sleep through clinical study.

The informational session is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, e-mail to:



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