Gretchen Johnsen, MD
- Family medicine
- Pregnancy care
- Women's Health
- Travel Medicine
- Virtual visits
I am a board-certified physician specializing in family medicine with obstetrics. My professional interests include women's health, obstetrics, pediatrics and travel medicine. I offer face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Hometown: Hutchinson, MN
Best part of my work: Caring for patients over long periods of time and helping with transitions they may face.
Why I became a physician: I enjoy science and working with people. Family medicine is the best combination of both.
What I tell my friends and family: Get established with a regular provider who will know you and your health problems.
How I spend my free time: Traveling in the United States and abroad, researching my family tree, gardening, reading and family activities.
What patients say about me: That I focus a lot on wellness issues and preventive services.
Favorite health tip: Get adequate sleep. There isn't a medical condition that it won't help.
Practice philosophy: It's important to treat the entire patient. Emotional and physical health are equally important.
- Family medicine
- University of Minnesota Medical School
- St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Years of experience
- United Hospital – Hastings Regina Campus
- The Mother Baby Center at United and Children's Minnesota
- United Hospital
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Major health plans we participate in
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we participate in
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)