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December is Sleep Awareness Month
If you or someone you know is having sleep problems, one of our providers can get a Home Sleep Study scheduled to find out why and help with better sleep in the future! 

Sleep Apnea or Sleep Disordered Breathing   By David Thorson, MD

Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by breathing patterns during sleep that decreases oxygen due to shallow breathing, pauses in breathing, or infrequent breathing. In the US, it is estimated that there are 22 million patients with moderate to severe symptoms and only 20 % have been diagnosed. Undiagnosed sleep apnea has significant health implications. All of the following diseases are impacted by untreated sleep apnea: coronary artery disease, stroke, elevated blood pressure, a trial fibrillation, work related accidents, motor vehicle accidents, liver disease and diabetes. To read more go to the full article:  https://tinyurl.com/y7nj73cw








Two location NOW OPEN! 
Located inside the Cottage Grove & Oakdale Hy-Vee stores 

Next to the Pharmacy
No Appointment Necessary
Monday - Sunday, 7 am - 7 pm

Convenience care for patients 18 months and older, including: 

  • Minor illnesses & injuries
  • Skin conditions
  • Blood pressure checks
  • School-age sports & camp physicals those younger than 18
  • Common vaccines for ages 12 years and older

Learn more


Entira Family Clinics in St Paul, MN

Community ​​BasedHigh Quality Care • Family Medicine

Welcome to Entira Family Clinics!  As specialists in family medicine, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care to individuals in all stages of life. When you want a quality medical professional for your family’s health, choose the best. Choose Entira Family Clinics!

We offer a wide range of medical services for your family that include obstetrics, pediatrics, adults, geriatrics, chronic disease management, women’s health, sports medicine and more. An independent organization working for you and your family, we offer 12 convenient clinic locations in St. Paul easily accessible from home, work and school. Some of our clinics have been serving St. Paul metro families for more than 50 years.

Call us at 651-788-4444 to learn more!


We look forward to hearing from you!

Entira Family Clinics on Twin Cities Live!

December 2017:  Cold & Flu Season

November 2017: Understanding Diabetes



October 2017: Dr. Hernandez discusses: Symptoms of Nerves vs. Anxiety




Toys for Tots

Entira Family Clinics (in conjunction with Tandem Printing) will be accepting new, unwrapped toys for children in need from November 13 - December 15. 
The clinics that are accepting donations are: Como/Roseville, East Side, Highland, Inver Grove Heights, Maplewood/Battle Creek, North St. Paul, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, West St. Paul, White Bear Lake-Bellaire Avenue, and Woodbury.



We are proud to announce three of our physicians were selected to the Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’s Top Doc list! Congratulations to Dr. Timothy Hernandez (West St. Paul Clinic), Dr. David Thorson (White Bear Lake-Banning Avenue Clinic) and Dr. Theresa Wollan (Vadnais Heights Clinic). These providers were nominated for this honor by doctors and registered nurses for the exceptional patient care they provide.


2016 Partners in Excellence: 
HealthPartners has presented Entira Family Clinics the 2016 Partners in Excellence Gold Performance Award for: Care & Treatment, Care for Chronic Conditions, Getting Care & Information, and Quality of Care & Communications.