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Dr. Thomas Rollie joins Essentia Health-Hackensack Clinic

Dr. Thomas Rollie, an experienced family medicine physician, is now seeing patients at the Essentia Health-Hackensack Clinic once a week.

He also cares for patients at Essentia Health’s clinic in Walker.

He joins nurse practitioner Barb Clemens, who also cares for patients in Hackensack.

Rollie grew up in Pelican Rapids and always wanted to be a small-town doctor. He began working as a family practice physician in 1981 in Ely. He most recently worked in Prairie du Chien, Wis.

Rollie earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis and served a residency in family medicine at the Duluth Family Practice Center in Duluth.

He is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in family medicine.

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