Northfield Primary and Specialty Care

Hernburg, Sara_4Dr. Hernberg began seeing patients of all ages at FamilyHealth’s Northfield clinic on August 20. She comes to FamilyHealth from Aberdeen, SD, where she practiced at Sanford Health.

A native of Finland, Dr. Hernberg earned her medical degree from University of Helsinki. She did her Family Medicine residency and graduate work at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Hernberg is fluent in English, Finnish, Swedish and German.

Dr. Hernberg said she is fascinated by the science of medicine; her father was a physician, too. Dr. Hernberg’s goal is to provide individualized care to all her patients, and to make the best decisions possible to maintain health and reduce suffering.



NDOHM-PALMER, Nicole-1icole Dohm-Palmer, MD, an Obstetrics and Gynecology physician, joins Women’s Health Clinic on September 8. She will see women and adolescent patients at Women’s Health Clinic Northfield and FamilyHealth Medical Clinic Farmington. Dr. Dohm-Palmer comes to FamilyHealth 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. Her professional interests include delivering babies, minimally-invasive surgery including lapa­roscopy, endometrial ablations, and treatment for urinary incontinence.




KMICKELSON, Kaye-5aye Mickelson, MD, an Obstetrics and Gyne­cology physician, is joining Women’s Health Clinic on September 22, 2015. She will see female patients of all ages at the Northfield and FamilyHealth Medical Clinic Lakeville. Dr. Mickelson has special training in advanced laparoscopic gynecologic surgery, plus medical and surgical treatment of menopausal symptoms. Her interests include treatment of endome­triosis, diagnosis and treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, menopause, and diagnosis and treatment of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome).


Welcome to FamilyHealth Medical Clinic–Northfield, a primary and specialty care medical clinic offering a broad choice of providers and seamless integration with all the other services of Northfield Hospital & Clinics. We look forward to providing your care.


Starting March 18, 2013
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Extended pediatric hours: 5 – 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

After Hours: Urgent Care available at FamilyHealth Medical Clinic – Lakeville
3 miles east of I-35 on CR 70
Noon to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Weekends


We accept Medicare and all major health insurance plans. If referral to more specialized care becomes necessary, we will honor your preferences and insurance requirements.

Contact Us: 507-646-1494

Please call the number above for an appointment or information. Our clinic is located on the Northfield Hospital campus at 2000 North Avenue, Northfield. Directions and maps are available here.

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