Published on August 08, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Lee Stokes

Lee Stokes, MD Anesthesiology

Dr. Lee Stokes, an anesthesiologist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dr. Stokes grew up in Duluth and still has family here. “I chose this opportunity because of the people at Essentia Health and in this community,” he says. “Everyone was very welcoming during the interview process and I’m happy to be starting practicing in my hometown.”

Dr. Stokes earned a medical degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed a residency in anesthesia at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

“Anesthesia is the perfect balance of patient care, procedures, physiology and pharmacology,” explains Dr. Stokes. “I like the variety and enjoy caring for patients of all ages.”

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