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Judy Bellanger-Dahl returns as physician's assistant at PMHH

Perham Memorial Hospital and MeritCare Perham are pleased to announce the addition of Judy Bellanger-Dahl, Physician's Assistant, to their medical staffs.

Judy's primary role is to assist surgeon, Dr. Rand Stolee, in pre and post surgical and in urgent surgical consults. In addition, she will be available for well-child exams, women's health, preventative physicals for adults, and urgent care. Judy practices at the MeritCare Perham and Ottertail clinics.

A native of Mahnomen, Judy attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, where she received her physician assistant degree. Prior to joining MeritCare, Judy worked as a physician assistant at Altru Clinic; Warroad. Judy has previously worked at MeritCare Perham for seven years, followed by experience in the emergency room at Innovis in Detroit Lakes.

When Judy is not caring for patients, she enjoys spending time with her family at sporting events and at the lake. She is married and has three children, a daughter, 19, who is attending Minnesota State University Moorhead, and two sons who are enrolled at St. Henry's Catholic School, Perham. Judy's husband, John, farms with his brother north of Mahnomen.

Judy is happy to be rejoining the staff at Perham. "It is nice to be back in Perham and to be working in such a progressive facility that truly places patients and families first," said Judy.

If you would like to make an appointment with Judy Bellanger - Dahl in Perham, please call the MeritCare Perham clinic at (218) 347-1200. Appointments in Ottertail can be made by calling (218) 367-6111.

Perham Memorial Hospital and Home is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with an extensive range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services, a 96-bed skilled care facility, home care agency, and senior housing facility.