Published on July 16, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Peter Chase

Dr. Peter Chase, an emergency medicine and medical toxicology specialist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dr. Chase has a rich history of time spent in this area both personally and professionally. He is glad to be starting a practice here. “I’ve always heard good things about Essentia Health, so when an opportunity to become part of this team became available, I jumped at the chance,” he explains.

Dr. Chase earned a medical degree from the University of Arizona School of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona, where he also completed a residency in pediatrics. He completed a residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in medical toxicology at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Chase is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in emergency medicine and medical toxicology.

Dr. Chase has also been part of the Army Reserves 452 Combat Support Hospital for 17 years. “I’ve been deployed many times for a combined 2 ½ years on foreign soil serving as an emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist, which has allowed me to see vast areas of the world and has led to incredible medical and life experiences,” he says. “Medicine remains one of the greatest privileges in my life.”

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