Fosston doctor receives Rural Health Lifetime Achievement Award

A Fosston doctor was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health for his commitment to Greater Minnesota.

According to a release, the state’s Rural Health Association, Duluth-based National Rural Health Resource Center and MDH recognized three honorees, including Dr. Wesley O. Ofstedal with a Rural Health Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award was given due to his “devotion to his patients and his focus on geriatric care and preventative medicine.”

Dr. Ofstedal, the medical director of the Living Center within Essentia-Health Fosston, is described as a compassionate physician for multiple generations of local families, who has benefited the entire community.

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