Jeff Dahlquist, PA-C
- Family medicine
- Preventative medicine
Jeff Dahlquist, PA-C, specializes in family medicine with professional interests in nutrition and preventative medicine.
Hometown: Brooklyn Park, MN
What are you passionate about? And why? Forming and maintaining relationships with people—It’s what we’re made for!
If I wasn’t a provider, I would be a: Historian. I am fascinated by history and geography, and how these topics intersect with the natural world, including humans.
Why did you become a provider? When did you know this was the career for you? I’ve always enjoyed biology, then started studying human anatomy in high school. From a young age, I also felt warmth and comfort from my family practice clinic. I felt clinical practice would be a great option for my interests and values.
Something I have learned from my patients is: Every patient has a unique history, an individual approach, understanding, knowledge, experiences and preferences relating to their care.
One of the challenges of this career that I enjoy is (and why): There is an unlimited assortment of medical issues/concerns and how these manifest. This offers tremendous variety and also inherent challenges in day-to-day practice.
My personal health goal is: More regular weight-resistance training every week
What is the best thing you’ve done for your health or the best health advice you’ve received? Working to eliminate sugars and processed foods, transitioning to a whole foods, plant-based diet.
What are you most proud of? Completing my education and working for the past 4 years as a medical provider.
What are a few of your personal achievements? Getting married, paying off debt, buying my first home and a new baby on the way May 2021.
Awards and recognitions
- Family medicine
- Outdoor activities
Years of experience
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Major health plans we accept
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we accept
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)