Published on July 16, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Bikash Khanal

Bikash Khanal, MD Hospitalist

Dr. Bikash Khanal, a hospitalist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota.

As a hospitalist, Dr. Khanal will care for patients who are hospitalized due to illness or injury. “I enjoy many aspects of hospital medicine, including the variety of patients I get to take care of,” he says.

Dr. Khanal earned a medical degree from Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine in Kathmandu, Nepal. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

“Good communication is a key component to providing excellent patient care,” explains Dr. Khanal. “I like being able to take the time I need with each patient to make sure they understand their situation and care options.”

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