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Meet Michael J. Westerhaus, MD
I believe in working for health equity for all individuals and communities through providing primary care. As a clinician, I find great joy in working with refugee and immigrant patients to address their health concerns in a just and culturally sensitive manner. I value listening to patients as one of the most important tools in striving to provide the best healthcare possible. As a medical anthropologist, I am very interested in understanding the impact of socioeconomics and culture on health and illness. In my role as a member of the Global Health Faculty at the University of Minnesota, I work both here in Minnesota and in northern Uganda to improve community-based primary care delivery, teach about the social determinants of health, and build partnerships based upon respect and equality that advance health for all.
I love biking to work, spending time outdoors, cooking, winter, and spending quality time with my family and friends.
My background and qualifications
Harvard Medical School 2006
TrainingResidency in Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital 2010
CertificationsAm Bd of Internal Medicine
Where Michael J. Westerhaus, MD practices
This doctor provides care at the following hospitals, but may not take patients at all of them. Talk to your doctor to see where you can go.
- Regions Hospital
640 Jackson St
Saint Paul, MN
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