Mark A. Torgerson, OD
- Ocular disease
- Diabetic eye exams
- Primary eye care for seniors
I am a licensed doctor of optometry. My professional interests include ocular disease, diabetic eye exams and primary eye care for seniors.
Hometown: Duluth, MN
Best part of my work: Enhancing a person's quality of life by improving their vision.
Why I became an optometrist: I have two older brothers in health care, which inspired me to enter health care.
What I tell my friends and family: When working on a computer for extended periods of time, take short breaks to avoid eye fatigue.
How I spend my free time: Walking local lake trails in all four seasons, traveling to northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin, hiking, cross-country skiing.
What patients say about me: They say that I'm a good listener and take the proper amount of time to explain things.
Personal interests: Current events, world history, sports, meteorology.
Favorite health tip: Eat plenty of leafy green vegetables.
Practice philosophy: Keep communication with my patients clear and complete.
- Cross-country skiing
- Illinois College of Optometry
- University of Minnesota
- American Optometric Association
- Minnesota Optometric Association
Current licenses and certifications
- Certified for treatment and management of Ocular Disease
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)