Published on September 26, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Richard Nightingale

Richard Nightingale

Dr. Richard Nightingale, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, has joined the Behavioral Health Department at Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth, Minnesota.

“I have great respect for the values Essentia Health stands for,” says Dr. Nightingale. “When offered the opportunity to practice primarily in child and adolescent psychiatry, I was very excited to join this prestigious team.”

Dr. Nightingale earned a medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a residency in psychiatry at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s in Chicago, Illinois, and a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in child psychiatry at Menninger in Houston, Texas. Dr. Nightingale is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry.

“I like to help my patients and their families develop effective strategies to cope with behavioral and emotional problems and also encourage them to reach out and seek help when they need it,” explains Dr. Nightingale.

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

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