Published on July 17, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Prakash Khanal

Prakash Khanal, hospitalist services

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

“The staff at Essentia Health clearly believes in the mission of making a healthy difference in people’s lives, which creates a great place to work and translates into quality patient care,” says Dr. Khanal.

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

“I chose internal medicine because I like the systematic approach of solving patients’ medical issues using clues and cues from the patient and their medical history,” explains Dr. Khanal. “It’s like together we’re solving a complex puzzle.”

To see Dr. Khanal’s full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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