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Family Medicine Provider Joins MeritCare Perham and MeritCare New York Mills

Illene Reed, M.D., family medicine, has joined MeritCare Perham, 665 3rd St. S.W. Dr. Reed also provides care once a week at MeritCare New York Mills, 20 W. Centennial 84 Dr.

Trained in family medicine, Dr. Reed is educated in all major areas of medicine. She is qualified to care for most of the health care needs of the entire family, from infants to the elderly. For those times when more specialized care is necessary, she will coordinate your care and advise you on the most appropriate treatment.

Dr. Reed, a Perham native, earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. She completed her residency in family medicine at the University of North Dakota Family Practice Center, Fargo. Dr. Reed is board certified in family medicine. This means that she has fulfilled the necessary criteria established by the accrediting boards and has passed the examinations that accredit her in this field.

Dr. Reed and her husband, Robb, who works at Perham, New York Mills and Pelican Rapids as a chiropractor for Perham Hospital and Home, have three children, ages 11, 4 and 18 months. They make their home in Perham.

If you'd like to make an appointment with Dr. Reed, please call MeritCare Perham at

(218) 347-1200 or MeritCare New York Mills at (218) 385-1800.