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Grand Itasca Welcomes New General Surgeon, Shawn Olson, MD

8/29/2017
Grand Rapids, MN – Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital is pleased to announce that Shawn Olson, MD, General Surgeon, has joined its medical staff.  Dr. Olson attended the University of Minnesota Morris for his undergraduate degree and the University of Minnesota for medical school. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of North Dakota earlier this summer. His professional interests include minimally invasive surgeries, advanced laparoscopic surgeries, such as hernia or colon, carpal tunnel surgery, video assisted thoracoscopy, and endoscopy/colonoscopy.
 
Grand Rapids, MN – Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital is pleased to announce that Shawn Olson, MD, General Surgeon, has joined its medical staff. Dr. Olson attended the University of Minnesota Morris for his undergraduate degree and the University of Minnesota for medical school. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of North Dakota earlier this summer. His professional interests include minimally invasive surgeries, advanced laparoscopic surgeries, such as hernia or colon, carpal tunnel surgery, video assisted thoracoscopy, and endoscopy/colonoscopy.

Dr. Olson grew up in Thief River Falls on a farm and his wife, Emilee, is originally from Cooperstown, North Dakota. He grew up hunting and fishing and is looking forward to being able to do these things in Grand Rapids. Emilee works as a flight nurse for Valley Med Flight, which is a fixed wing emergency transport service, based out of the Grand Rapids airport.

“When I was interviewing with Grand Itasca, I was so impressed by how genuine and warm everyone was. It also felt like a good fit since I was joining a team of solid, established surgeons that were very open to mentoring me as I started my career,” says Dr. Olson. “Both my wife and I came from small towns and wanted to settle in a small town after my residency. Grand Rapids offered the perfect balance of access to outdoor activities and amenities while still providing the small town feel.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shawn Olson, General Surgeon, please call 218-326-7344.




Shawn Olson, MD, General Surgery

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