Sanford Clinic Wahpeton
FACILITY - SANFORD CLINIC WAHPETON
Currenty the clinic staff includes six family medicine physicians, one psychologist, one optometrist, one radiologist, a general surgeron and two advanced practice providers. Support services include ultrasound, mammography, DEXA-scan, stress testing, W-ray, echocardiograms, an electronic patient records system, and an optical shop. The clinic also employs three sports trainers to support local high schools and North Dakota State College of Science. For the convenience of patients regular outreach services are provided by Sanford specialists from Fargo and include; oncology, podiatry, obstetric/gynecology, orthopedics, urology, nephrology, dermatology, and nutirition and diabetes.
St. Francis Medical Center located in nearby Breckenridge, MN is a spacious facility featuring twenty-five private patient rooms including the 4-bed ICU and 6-bed women's unit. Support suites include two spacious ORs, one procedure room, x-ray, fixed CT, mammography, DEXA-scan, and a mobile MRI. Other hospital staff include three CRNAs, pathology service, and physical and occupational therapists.
COMMUNITY - Wahpeton, ND, with a population of 8,600 is the seat of Richland County ND and its sister city Breckenridge, MN with a population 3,600 is the seat of Wilkin County MN. Just 45 miles directly south of Fargo these border cities are located at the headwaters of the Red River of the North which divides the communities and creates the state boundary between North Dakota and Minnesota. Primarily a farming community, the area’s business community continues to grow and prosper with a number of manufacturing and agricultural related companies including Wil-Rich, Woodcraft Industries, Inc, Cargill, Com-Del Innovation, WCCO Belting, and Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative. Wahpeton offers an excellent public school district and is home to the nationally known North Dakota State College of Science. The community Wahpeton-Breckenridge is a great place to visit and a great place to live. Wahpeton’s Chahinkapa Zoo features the unique Prairie Rose Carousel. If it’s golf you choose, the Bois de Sioux Golf Course spans two states to add further flavor to an already welcoming community. Other activities include camping, swimming, and fishing at nearby Kidder Dam, exploring nearby Fort Abercrombie or enjoying a day on one of the beautiful Minnesota lakes located less than an hour away.
In Wahpeton you can enjoy the qualities of a safe small town environment while having access to greater cultural and recreational amenities nearby.