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Additional OB/GYN at Lakewood Health System

Lakewood Health System welcomed Kari J. Wessman, OB/GYN from Fargo as a consulting specialist for the obstetrical and gynecological healthcare team.

Wessman will practice in addition to Lakewood Health System OB/GYN Dr. Carol Uhlman to offer women's health services including surgery, delivery and prenatal and postnatal care.

Wessman completed her residency at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Mich., after finishing medical school at the University of Minnesota Duluth School of Medicine and University of Minnesota Minneapolis Medical School. Wessman is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

"As a long-time friend and trusted colleague, Dr. Wessman is the perfect fit for Lakewood Health System," Dr. Uhlman said. "She will be a great addition to our growing obstetrical staff."

Wessman has made it a part of her career to provide medical care in Tanzania, East Africa in addition to her dedication in the states. She was named OB/GYN Surgeon Select in 2006 by the Singida Government Hospital Project and in 2004 by the Lambi Hospital Project; both in Tanzania; for her time as a medical volunteer. In 2004, Wessman was presented with the National Benedictine Spirit Award for community focus.

To make an appointment with Wessman, talk with your primary healthcare provider or call Lakewood Health System at (218) 894-1515.