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Our White Bear Lake – Banning Avenue office is moving! Our new location starting Monday, December 6th, will be at 14688 Everton Avenue North in Hugo. We are excited to start seeing patients in our new facility!

Welcome to Entira Family Clinics

Entira Family Clinics: We have convenient East Metro Primary Care Clinics and an After Hours Care Clinic. Go to each tab to learn more!

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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Our family of four has been Entira patients for just shy of a year now. I cannot say enough good things about EVERY provider and patient care staff we have encountered so far. Highland has a very “small town clinic,” close-knit vibe which is rare to find nowadays.”

Alyssa, Entira Patient

Entira continues to work hard to care for all of our patients in a safe environment and in accordance with current MDH/CDC guidelines.

All of our primary care clinics are providing testing for COVID, Influenza and Strep. 

Please follow these steps:

  • Call 651-788-4444 to schedule a testing appointment. You must have an appointment to be tested.
  • During your appointment, the provider will discuss your symptoms and determine if testing is needed. The provider will determine if you need a Rapid Antigen Test OR a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test.
  • If you need a test, you will be informed of which clinic to go to and what time your scheduled test will be done.   
  • Rapid Antigen Tests typically have same day results.  Patient will be called with results.
  • PCR Tests are sent to a lab and the results can take approximately 24-72 hours.



Did you know that Entira offers many services you may not be aware of?
Things like joint injections, colposcopy, family planning and toenail removal…just to name a few. When you go to your primary care provider, please ask if you require these other services. Go to this link to see these services.

Well-child Exams & Vaccinations:  
Our providers are accepting well-child exams and in person visits for vaccinations…it is important to keep up with these visits even at this time.  Call 651-788-4444 and our Scheduling Department will set up these appointments in a safe space for these exams.  For more information, visit this link. 

Annual wellness visits:
Our providers continue to offer annual wellness visits. Call 651-788-4444 and our Scheduling Department will set up these appointments in a safe space for these exams. 

Entira Family Clinics and the Center for Diagnostic Imaging encourage getting your mammogram scheduled. Don’t put this off. Call 651-788-4444 to schedule your mammogram today.

Our Woodbury clinic has an allergist onsite:

  • Dr. Doug McMahon from Allergy & Asthma Center of MN is at this office on Mondays from 7:15 am – 12:30 pm, and extended hours on Wednesdays from 7:15 am – 6 pm.
  • To schedule an appointment with Dr. McMahon at our Woodbury clinic, call 612-444-3247

MidWest Center for Personal Development is pleased to announce that they now offering online/virtual behavioral health visits from the comfort and safety of your own home!
Entira Family Clinics also offer on-site appointments with psychologists from MidWest Center for Personal Development. This arrangement provides our patients better and more convenient access to mental health counselors, as well as improved communication between your provider and therapist. The clinics that provide this service are:

Diabetic Support Group:
Canceled until further notice.


To learn about other services we provide, click here

NEW Providers Accepting New Patients

We are excited to have new providers at various locations to serve you, our patients. These providers are accepting new patients and are eager to serve you and your family with all your healthcare needs. To schedule an appointment today, call 651-788-4444. To read more about their backgrounds, please see the link on their name. 

Dr. Jessica Taylor, Woodbury Clinic
Accepting new patients
Providing OB care!

Casandera Wiek, FNP-C, North St. Paul Clinic
Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas E. Jones, Woodbury Clinic

Introducing our new Chief Operating Office (COO)

We are excited to announce that we have hired a new COO, Terry Carter. She will lead the clinic operations in partnership with Dr. Behtke, CMO. Terry will provide operations expertise and leadership on new projects and innovations across the system. She has over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience and is a creative and resourceful executive with progressive experience providing strategic and financial planning. 

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Congratulations to Dr. TImothy Hernandez and Dr. David Thorson for being selected to MN Physicians list of top 100 most influential healthcare leaders. Thank you for all you do! To learn more, click here.

Congratulations to Dr. David Thorson…recipient of the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) Distinguished Service Award!

Entira Family Clinics is so proud of Dr. Thorson and this most deserving award.  Dr. Timothy Hernandez, CEO, states, “Many of you who know Dr. Thorson are aware of how much he has contributed to the success of Entira and its antecedent organizations, FHSM and Minnhealth. Over his career at Entira, Dr. Thorson has always been involved as a physician and in many different administrative roles. He has worked tirelessly to help us in many different ways. Of his many wonderful attributes what I appreciate most is that he is kind and generous. He is willing to do just about anything for just about anyone. At a time when you are feeling at your lowest point Dr. Thorson would inspire hope and confidence. Likewise for patients…I have seen him go out of his way to help them. I am sure that this is one of the reasons he has been officially recognized as a Top Doctor for so many years. Thank you, Dr. Thorson, for what you have done and continue to do for Entira and our community!”

To view the video link, click here:

The 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)

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 

Twin Cities Live:

October TCL: Dr. Timothy Hernandez from our West St. Paul Clinic talks about routine medical check-ups. Watch the video below!

To watch the October 15th TCL segment