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B.J. Anderson

B.J. Anderson, MD
University of Minnesota, 1986
Credentials: American Board of Family Practice
Advanced Training & Residency: Internship in General Surgery, Rush Presbyterian, St. Luke's Medical Center; Residency in Family Practice, HCMC, 1990
About Myself: Promoting healthy lifestyles with variety of activities. The problem with most Americans is 'Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving at the table.'  Presently serve as Team Physician for the Gopher wrestling team. Also, serve as the medical advisory committee for the MSHSL and medical advisor for MN/USA wrestling. I enjoy rock climbing, theatre, and my two Springer spaniels. 

Michelle Ansorge

Michelle Ansorge, MD
Education: University of Iowa School of Music, B.M. University of Iowa College of Medicine, M.D. St. Michael Hospital/Medical College of Wisconsin, and Family Medicine residency completed
Credentials: American Board of Family Medicine board certification. I have worked as a physician at Boynton since shortly after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 (no connection). Prior clinical experience includes conventional family practice; inpatient work with survivors of sexual abuse; and three years at SDSU treating Jackrabbits.
About Myself: My medical interests include wellness and preventive medicine; women's health; and collaborating with the Boynton Eating Disorders Task Force in the care of many students with eating disorders. In my practice, I strive to educate and empower people to actively participate in their health care and self care. I am married and enjoy wilderness hiking, writing, creating visual art and music, and Tai chi.

Richard Feist

Richard Feist, MD
Education: University of Minnesota, 1979
Credentials: American Board of Family Practice, Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
Advanced Training & Residency: Fairview Hospital Family Practice, Minneapolis, MN.
About: As of April 2012, Dr. Feist is practicing on a part time time basis. Areas of specialty include treatment of musculoskeletal issues, physical exams for form requirements, urgent and acute care.

Rebecca Fine

Rebecca Fine, PA-C
Education: Masters of Physician Assistant, University of Nebraska Medical Center; Bachelors of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Midwestern University; Bachelors of Science in Recreational Therapy, University of Florida.
Credentials:  Board-certified Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
Advanced Training and Residency: Family Medicine
About myself: My interests include women's health, depression, anxiety, patient education, and preventive medicine. My previous experience includes 2 years as part of a family practice clinic in Portland, Oregon before relocating to Minneapolis. My personal interests include traveling, rock climbing, snowboarding, photography, knitting, salsa/hip hop dancing, and making jewelry.

Stephanie Grady

Stephanie Grady, PA-C
Education: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Credentials: Physician Assistant-Certified
About myself: I "follow my nose" and believe awareness and inspiration are presented frequently for ones professional and personal development. Listening closely is the best tool a healer can have to assist patients integrate health and wellness into their lives. My career has centered around rural Family Practice medicine; recently providing care in NA communities. I balance the metro clinic's pace with growing plants, canning, varied art projects, quilting, scuba diving, caring for my octogenarian parents and any travel I can get.

Margaret Hilgemann

Margaret Hilgemann, RN, FNP-C
Education: Bachelors of Science Nursing, Viterbo University
Masters in Nursing, University of California
Credentials: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC)
About Myself: I recently relocated to Minnesota from Southern California. There I worked in Student Health Services for California State University Fullerton. Prior to student health I worked in Internal Medicine and Family Practice. I have a special interest in Women's Health. I enjoy supporting university students, faculty, and staff to achieve their best physical, emotional, and social well being. In my off time I enjoy spending time with my husband and 2 children, travel, jogging, reading, and exploring Minnesota!

Sarah Kelley-Pegg

Sarah Kelley-Pegg, RN, FNP-C
Education: Master’s degree in Nursing, Metro State University; Associates degree in Nursing, College of St. Catherine; Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, The New School.
Credentials: Registered Nurse, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
About myself: Prior to coming to Boynton, I worked at a community clinic in Minneapolis. My work interests include patient education, health promotion, and public health policy. When not at work, I enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, and many outdoor activities.

Jennifer Krzmarczick

Jennifer A. Krzmarzick, MD
Education: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine MD 1993; University of California, Berkeley BA 1983.
Credentials: Director of Primary Care, Boynton Health Service (2012-present); American Academy of Family Physicians Member (1993-present); Primary Care Physician, Boynton Health Service (2005-present).
Additional Skills and Training: Urgent Care, Women's Health, and Travel Clinic Physician; Acne, Running Injuries, Preventive Health, Depression, and Anxiety.
About Myself: I came to Boynton in 2005 after practicing for 9 years in a Community Clinic setting in northeast and north Minneapolis. I love the student and staff population that we serve here. I work in both our Primary Care Clinic and our Urgent Care Clinic. I became Director of Primary Care in 2012. I was the physician liaison for the Health Advocates for 4 years and I've previously also worked in Travel Clinic, Women's Clinic and at our St. Paul Clinic. I live in St. Paul with my family and like to run, read, and be very physically active.

Esther McKeown

Esther McKeown, RN, FNP-C
Education: Bachelors of Science (University of Manitoba), Bachelors of Nursing (University of Manitoba), Masters of Science in Nursing (Yale University)
Credentials: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC), Certified Diabetes Educator.
About Myself: Earlier in my career, as a nurse practitioner, I worked in remote locations in northern Canada providing health care services to First Nation populations. Prior to coming to Boynton, I worked for 11 years at an Internal Medicine/Diabetes Center. Personal interests include travelling, photography and reading.

Joel  Norton

Joel Norton, PA-C
Education: BA, Ripon College; MA Psychology, University of St. Thomas; Physician Assistant program, Augsburg College.
Credentials: Board-certified Physician Assistant (NCCPA) member of MN Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA)
About Myself: Previously worked in pharmaceutical research gaining practical experience in study design, statistics and research methods. From there moved to a Family Practice setting. I have special interests in preventive medicine, travel medicine and mental health. In my free time, I am an avid reader, runner, SCUBA diver, and busy raising three kids.

Jeanette Risdahl, MD

Sue Y Park, MD
Education: Medical degree, Tulane University, 1992; Undergraduate degree, Yale University, 1988
Credentials: Family Medicine Residency, St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center, 1992-1995; Board-certified by American Board of Family Medicine; Civil Surgeon.
About Myself: I enjoy taking care of the whole person—physically, emotionally, and mentally. I really support taking the “big picture” approach for optimal well-being. I have special interests in preventive care/health maintenance, urgent care medicine, travel medicine, and immunization practices. My parents were immigrants to the U.S., so I like to honor their decision to join the great American melting pot by performing immigration exams. I was in private practice in Minnesota before joining Boynton. I love to read, craft, eat yummy food, go to the Walker Art Center, and spend lots of time with my family.

Heather Reinert

Heather Reinert, PA-C
Education: Undergraduate degree, Saint Olaf College, 1996; Physician Assistant degree, Augsburg College, 2000
Credentials: Physician Assistant-Certified
About Myself: My clinical interests include general preventative care, asthma, acne, and other dermatological conditions. I currently work in Primary Care, Urgent Care, and the Gopher Quick Clinic. Personal interests include spending time with my children, bicycling, knitting, and gardening.

Jeanette Risdahl, MD

Jeanette Risdahl, MD
University of Minnesota Medical School, 1987
Credentials: American Board of Internal Medicine.
Residency at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
About Myself: My special areas of interest include diabetes, hypertension, asthma and chronic diseases. I belong to the American College of Physicians and enjoy running.

Abigail Rossing

Abigail Rossing, CNP
Education: Metropolitan State University Masters of Science in Nursing
Credentials: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified 2013
About Myself: Before coming to Boynton, I worked in a Family Practice Community Clinic. I love Family Practice because of the variety but I especially enjoy women's health and mental health. In my free time, I like to read and swim.

Alicia Sellie

Alicia Sellie, PA-C
Education: BA, University of Minnesota; MPAS Augsburg Physician Assistant Program
Credentials: NCCPA Certified
About Myself: I currently work in Primary Care, Urgent Care and Gopher Quick Clinic. I feel to be a good provider I need to be a good listener and work together with patients to achieve the best outcomes. In my free time I enjoy gardening, reading, bike riding, sewing and spending time with family and friends.

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Saghar Shafizadeh, MD
Education: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Credentials: Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
Advanced Training and Residency: Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Louisville, KY
About Myself: I am interested in Public Health, international travel, and meeting people from different cultures.

Michael Walz

Michael "Joe" Walz, MD
Education: University of St. Thomas University of Minnesota, BS, MD, Residency in Family Medicine
Credentials: Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice Diplomate American Board of Family Medicine Certificate in ACLS, CALS, ATLS. I began working for Boynton in 2015.
Additional: Bilingual English/Spanish
About Myself: Tennis coach for more than 20 years; I worked in Family and Emergency medicine from 1987-2015 in northern Minnesota.

Jacob Wasson

Jacob Wasson, PA-C
Education: University of Illinois Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Credentials: Physician Assistant-Certified
About Myself: I enjoy the variety that comes with working in a Primary Care setting. Patient education is a big part of my practice, as I think it is important that patients be involved in making health decisions. In my spare time, I enjoy travel, hiking, biking and woodworking.

Jill Wooldridge

Jill Wooldridge, PA-C
Education: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1991
Credentials: Assistant Medical Director of Primary Care – Advanced Practice Clinicians/Gopher Quick Clinic, EMR Clinical Lead, MN State license, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certified
About Myself: I split my time at Boynton between Primary Care, Gopher Quick Clinic, and working on the Electronic Medical Record team. This diversity keeps my job interesting and also allows me to get multiple different perspectives on health care and its delivery. In primary care, I enjoy all aspect of family practice, women's health and I also do a fair amount of dermatology. I believe patient education is an integral part of quality health care. It enables the patient to become more involved in decision making regarding their health and well-being. In Gopher Quick Clinic I like being able to help patients efficiently, when they need it, while still delivering quality care. I also oversee some management aspects of the GQC. With the EMR part of my job, I enjoy being a liaison between the clinical and technical side of healthcare, making sure our EMR system serves our providers as best as it can.

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