Riverwood welcomes OB/GYN physician

Jennifer Tessmer-Tuck, MD

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Tessmer-Tuck, obstetrician and gynecologist, has joined its medical staff.

Dr. Tessmer-Tuck joins Drs. Michael and Rachel Cady and Dr. Ann Johnson in offering obstetric and gynecological care at Riverwood’s specialty clinic in Aitkin. She specializes in high-risk obstetric care, teamwork education and general gynecology.

Most recently, Dr. Tessmer-Tuck served as the vice president of Medical Affairs and as an OB/GYN hospitalist at North Memorial Health. Previously, she practiced at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and Allina Health in Hastings. In addition, she has served in teaching roles, including as adjunct clinical assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and on the faculty for the Broadway Family Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota.

Dr. Tessmer-Tuck earned her medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. Her educational background includes an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, where she was elected chief resident. She grew up in Moorhead and completed a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College, where she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society in her third year, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Outside of work, Dr. Tessmer-Tuck enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures, quilting, photography and gardening. Her family includes her husband, Paul, who grew up in this area, graduating from Crosby-Ironton High School, and three sons in middle and high school.

For an appointment with Dr. Tessmer-Tuck, call Riverwood at (218) 927-5566.

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