Physical therapists achieve advanced certifications

2018.07.27    No Comments

Two physical therapists at Riverwood Healthcare Center recently achieved certifications that enhance services offered to patients. Brian Gehling, DPT, has achieved certification as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist (TPS). TPS is a true interdisciplinary pain certification that is open to various healthcare providers from therapists to physicians and other clinicians. “The process of learning that has […]

MIMIS announces new Surgical Fellow

2018.07.26    No Comments

Aaron Sachs, M.D., of Rockville, Md., will begin his post-graduate advanced surgical training on August 1 at the Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIMIS) located at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby and Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.  He replaces Dr. Andrew Loveitt, who is joining MIMIS as its fifth surgeon. Dr. Sachs is […]

General surgeon joins Riverwood

2018.06.28    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome General Surgeon Andrew Loveitt, D.O., to its specialty care medical staff. Dr. Loveitt is the fifth surgeon to join the Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIMIS) in Aitkin and Crosby. He will practice with Dr. Tim LeMieur, Dr. Howard McCollister, Dr. Shawn Roberts and Dr. Paul Severson. […]

Golf event to support McGregor clinic

2018.06.22    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are hosting the annual Golf Charity Event on Fri., July 13, at Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event will support Riverwood’s McGregor clinic, which has served the community since 1977. The clinic offers primary care services, including lab, x-ray and physical therapy, from a team […]

New services, healthcare professionals at Riverwood

2018.06.18    No Comments

The summer issue of our Healthy Living newsletter features a cover story on Riverwood’s national recognition as a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital–the only one of 78 CAH’s in Minnesota to make this list! Thanks to all the local healthcare professionals on our staff who deliver high quality healthcare and support great patient experiences every […]

Orthopaedic team continues to grow

2018.06.11    No Comments

The Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics (MCO) continues to add to its staff, including a nurse practitioner and a nurse coordinator at Riverwood Healthcare Center, as the need for orthopaedic care continues to grow rapidly in north central Minnesota. Josh Jacobson, Nurse Practitioner specializing in orthopaedics, joined Riverwood’s medical staff earlier this year and sees patients […]