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DL native joins ER staff at St. Mary’s

Dr. Nathaniel Ronning has joined the Emergency Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes.

     “I like coming to work and never knowing what to expect,” says the physician who grew up in Detroit Lakes and always wanted to work in his hometown’s Emergency Department. “I like playing detective, being the first physician to see and evaluate patients.”

Nathaniel Ronning

     Dr. Ronning, a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica.

     He served a residency in emergency medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.

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