Welcome to Entira Family Clinics!

Entira Family Clinics have convenient East Metro Primary Care Clinics, After Hours Care Clinics, and Express Clinics.

Where Generations Thrive®:  We are here to serve you and your entire family at all stages of life with individualized care for every member of your family.

Community-based clinics: Entira Family Clinics are conveniently located in many neighborhoods throughout the East Metro. We are proud of our strong history in the community–and have been serving the East Metro communities for over 50 years.

High-quality care: As specialists in family medicine, our providers and staff care about our patients and have special relationships with them. We pride ourselves in providing excellent medical care and improving our patients’ well-being.  In addition, Entira Family Clinics is physician owned and operated.

Choose the Best. Choose Entira Family Clinics.

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The worst part of the colonoscopy is the prep. Other than that…it is no big deal. Do yourself a favor and just do it.”

Andrea

Express Clinics…offering great care 7 days per week from 7 am – 7 pm!

Located inside the Cottage Grove & Oakdale Hy-Vee stores
Next to the Pharmacy
No Appointment Necessary
Open daily from 7 am – 7 pm

Convenience care for patients 18 months and older, including:
-Minor illnesses & injuries
-Skin conditions
-Blood pressure checks
-School-age sports & camp physicals for those younger than 18 years of age
-Common vaccines for ages 12 years and older

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Minnesota Community Measure 

2018 Cost of Care Report Summary*:

In 2018, the average total cost of care (TCOC) for commercially insured patients cared for by Minnesota primary care providers was $596 per month. Entira Family Physicians is $486. 

The analysis in this report is based on claims data for 2018 from the four health plans with the largest commercially-insured patient populations in Minnesota:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthPartners, Medica Health Plans, and Preferred One.

Risk adjusted Total Cost of Care comparisons are:
Entira Family Clinics: $486
Fairview: $517
HealthEast: $526
Allina: $546
University of MN Physicians: $670
Mayo, Rochester: $1095

*From 2018 Minnesota Community Measurement Report 

Health & Wellness for December:
This session is for everyone!
Topic: Enjoying the holiday treats and still eating healthy! (with low to no sugars)
Recipes and samples to share.
All are invited…you do not need to be a diabetic to enjoy this fun and yummy class!
Demos Prepared by: Johanna Toninato, MD
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Time: 6-7 pm
Location: Lutheran Church of Peace, 47 Century Ave., Maplewood, MN 55119
RSVP & Questions: Please contact Deb Bartley, dbartley@entirafamilyclinics.com or 651-731-3584

Click here to read the Entira Family Clinics Newsletter Fall 2018 

 

 

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Articles & Awards

The 2019 Top Doctors have been announced in the Mpls St. Paul magazine! Congratulations to the following providers; they were nominated for this honor by doctors and registered nurses for the exceptional patient care they provide:
Dr. Timothy Hernandez (West St. Paul Clinic)
Dr. David Thorson (White Bear Lake-Banning Avenue Clinic)
Dr. Theresa Wollan (Vadnais Heights Clinic)

Awards:

We are proud of our staff who drive meaningful improvements in health, experience and affordability!
HealthPartners awarded Entira Family Clinics GOLD at their Partners in Excellence Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. The categories are:
Care & Treatment, Behavioral Health 
Care for Chronic Conditions, Primary Care 
Getting Care & Information, Primary Care 
Quality of Care & Communications, Primary Care 

Dr. Brandon Ng (Inver Grove Heights clinic) was given the Resident Teacher Award by Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) in June 2019.  The Resident Teacher Award recognizes teaching contributions by residents. Each family medicine residency program can give this award annually to the resident who has best demonstrated interest in and commitment to family medicine education. Congrats to our own Dr. Ng!

Dr. Joseph Saccoman (North St. Paul clinic) was nominated and received an award from Fulcrum Health. His personal approach exemplifies team-based care for patients in our community. Congratulations on being an award recipient!

Articles:
Dr. James Benzie (West St. Paul clinic) wrote an article, “My Declaration of Independence.” It was published in the Minnesota Family Physician, Fall 2019 issue. The article gives a great perspective about independent family physicians and clinics. We are happy to have Dr. Benzie on our team!

Lillie Suburban Newspapers 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards

Best Family Physician: Entira Family Clinics-Como/Roseville clinic received this award from the readers of the Roseville Review. 

Best Place for Healthcare:  Entira Family Clinics-Inver Grove Heights clinic received this award from the readers of South-West Review.

Best Place for Healthcare: Entira Family Clinics received this award from the readers of Ramsey County-Maplewood Review.

 

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Twin Cities Live (TCL)

November: Diabetes awareness month
Robert Drehmel, MD  from our Woodbury clinic was featured on TCL on Monday, November 25.  To view, go here or to the link below. 

December: Sleep awareness month
Dave Thorson, MD from our White Bear Lake-Banning clinic will be featured on TCL on Friday, December 20. Watch it on KSTP TV starting at 3 pm!

 


To watch the November TCL segment