Published on September 05, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Nicholas Cooley

Dr. Nicholas Cooley, Family Medicine

Dr. Nicholas Cooley, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-Ely Clinic in Ely, Minnesota. In addition to caring for patients of all ages, Dr. Cooley will also provide prenatal care for pregnant women.

Dr. Cooley spent some time in Ely during his schooling and is happy to be back. “I knew I wanted to practice in a rural area, and Ely is a perfect fit for me,” he explains. “I love the people here and I’m thrilled that I get to care for patients in this great community.”

Dr. Cooley earned a medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He completed a residency in family medicine at St. Francis-Mayo Family Practice Residency Program in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in family medicine.

“I think it’s very important to get to know my patients so that we can tailor their care based on their individual needs,” says Dr. Cooley.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cooley, call (218) 365-7900. To see his full profile, visit and click on “Find a Doctor or Provider.”

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