Mark Valgemae, MD
Regional medical director
- Family medicine
Not accepting new patients in this area.
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Blood Pressure
- Preventive Medicine
I am a board-certified physician specializing in family practice. My professional interests include preventive medicine, diabetes and hypertension.
My care team partner is Kelli Lakeman, CNP. As a care team, one physician and one advance practice clinician share a patient's care and actively manage and deliver care together.
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Best part of my work: Helping patients learn how to manage their health.
Why I became a physician: I always greatly admired my father's work as a family doctor and wanted to do the same.
What I tell my friends and family: Keep active.
How I spend my free time: Bike riding, long walks, visiting with my therapy dogs.
What patients say about me: I'm often told that I involve patients in their health care decisions and that they appreciate that.
Favorite health tip: Limit portion sizes at your meals.
Practice philosophy: Take care of your body and it will take care of you.
Additional info: Regional medical director of the north metro area.
- Family medicine
Awards and recognitions
- Rush Medical College
- American Academy of Family Practice
- St Luke's Hospital
Years of experience
- Mercy Hospital
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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)