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Fargo native Dr. Robert Koshnick began his career as a family practitioner in Perham, two years before moving to Detroit Lakes in 1976. Today he serves the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s clinics in Detroit Lakes and Frazee. Vicki Gerdes/DL NEWSPAPERS

Koshnick a passionate advocate for patients, other doctors

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In almost 40 years as a family practitioner — most of those spent working with patients in the Detroit Lakes area — Dr. Robert Koshnick has been a tireless advocate for medical malpractice reform, physician-led health care, and daily exercise.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454