Steven Semmler, MD
- Family medicine
- Preventive care
- Sports Medicine
- Office procedures
- Virtual visits
I am a board-certified physician, specializing in family medicine. My professional interests include preventive care, sports medicine and office procedures. I offer face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Hometown: New London, MN
Best part of my work: Seeing a patient succeed in making positive changes in their life and healing physically. I enjoy helping patients prevent illness and stay active throughout life.
Why I became a physician: To help people through the healing process and help them maintain good quality of life.
What I tell my friends and family: Model healthy behavior, such as wearing a bike helmet, so your children will learn from you.
How I spend my free time: Spending time with my wife and children, canoeing and fishing in the wilderness, water and cross-country skiing.
What patients say about me: I am told that I am an active listener and explain things in common-sense language that's easy to understand.
Favorite health tip: Daily exercise prevents a multitude of problems.
Practice philosophy: I use evidence-based practices to improve long-term health and disease management. Through daily healthy living, patients can improve their quality of life.
Lead physician: Allina Health Clinic Forest Lake
- Family medicine
- Cross-country skiing
- Family activities
- St. Louis University
Current licenses and certifications
- Board Certified Practice
- Mayo Clinic Preliminary General Surgery Internship
- Medical College of Wisconsin
Years of experience
- 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)