Sanford Health - ND, Oakes

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FACILITY - Sanford Clinic Oakes is currently comprised of one internal medicine and two family medicine physicians, all board certified, 3 physician assistants, 7 nurse practitioners, and other staff including RNs, LPNs, radiology and laboratory technicians, physical therapists, and office staff.  Radiology and lab services are available on site and the clinic is equipped with the convenience of an electronic patient records system.  Other services include diagnostic testing, ultrasound, DEXA-scan, stress testing, pulmonary function testing, EKG, and MRI.  While non-critical cases are admitted to Oakes Community Hospital, critical care cases are transported to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota. ER call is handled by providers employed by Oakes Community Hospital;  Sanford physicians are responsible for inpatient hospital call.  Sanford Health specialists from Fargo provide outreach services to Sanford Clinic Oakes on a regular, monthly basis.


COMMUNITY - Oakes , North Dakota, located less than 20 miles from the border of North and South Dakota, is the hub of southeastern North Dakota.  It’s a great community to live in, raise a family and work. Primarily agricultural, Oakes boasts a large industrial sector and a progressive main street. Oakes is a farming/ranching community with production of corn and soybeans being the main crops. Oakes’ Main Street is full and the business sector is booming.  Oshkosh Defense, a US-based military contractor, is one of its largest employers.

If you’re looking for a community that is truly a ‘community’, Oakes is the place for you. Oakes offers recreational activity for all ages including community festivals and night life. Oakes, with a population of 2,000, is a safe community offering an excellent K-12 school system, a progressive preschool program, various youth groups and community churches. In Oakes you will find a welcoming community with much to offer.