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Minnesota Ballet director plans ambitious season after successful ankle surgery

By Connie Wirta The Minnesota Ballet’s artistic executive director is planning an ambitious season for his company — and himself. A recent ankle surgery has Robert Gardner confident he can continue performing as well as rehearsing and staging ballets. “Dr. Courville can get an old dancer back on his feet,” Gardner said of Dr. Xan Courville, an orthopedic surgeon at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. “I appreciate and admire Dr. Courville for her talents and her…

Essentia Health welcomes physician assistant in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. — Physician Assistant Bradford Wilson has joined the Interventional Radiology Department at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth. “The opportunity to join Essentia Health in Duluth and live on the North Shore of Lake Superior was one I couldn’t pass up,” said Wilson. “Once I met the Interventional Radiology team and toured the Essentia facilities, I knew this was a chance to work in an effective and teamwork-oriented health system that strives to…

Essentia Health Notebook

Dr. Ryan Watson, a general surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic. Dr. Watson earned a medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He completed a residency in general surgery at Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse, Wisconsin. As a general surgeon, Dr. Watson performs common and complex surgical procedures, often using minimally invasive techniques. “One of the reasons I chose surgery as my specialty is because I really enjoy working…

Essentia Health pediatrician earns national award

By Maureen Talarico Dr. Nancy Monaghan Beery (right), a pediatrician at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic, has earned a national award from the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP). Dr. Beery will receive the association’s Community Pediatrician of the Year Award on April 14 during its scientific conference in Fort Myers, Florida. She is being recognized for “her unstinting loyalty to pediatrics, her commitment to the association and her exceptional care of children.” “Dr. Beery is…

Family Health Notebook

Audiologist Kelsey Putvin has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. She will care for patients of all ages. “Audiology is an incredibly diverse field with a wide range of potential experiences,” said utvin. “Essentia offers many services to patients dealing with hearing difficulties and balance disorders, so I jumped at the opportunity to join this team.” Putvin earned a doctorate degree in audiology from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She is certified by the…

Family Health Notebook

Dr. Catherine Benziger, a cardiologist, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s Heart and Vascular Center in Duluth. Dr. Benziger grew up in the Twin Cities and is happy to be back in Minnesota. “I was able to complete some of my training at St. Mary’s, and I remember that everyone was very welcoming and friendly,” she said. “Now that I have a family, I’m so glad to be back here practicing and living closer…