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Essentia Health-South University Clinic (Fargo)

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1702 University Dr S
Fargo, ND 58103


General: 701-364-8900


Monday - Friday:
8 am - 5:15 pm

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Call for holiday hours

Facility Overview

When it comes to your health, place your trust in the Essentia Health-South University Clinic. We offer a wide range of medical care to the Fargo-Moorhead area in one convenient location. Whether you need a dedicated primary care doctor or a specialist, you can start your search here—right in your backyard.

South University Clinic is an outpatient department of Essentia Health-Fargo. We’re located off I-94—about two miles south of North Dakota State University. No matter your reason for visiting, our friendly staff will make you feel welcome.

Primary Care for All Ages

Everyone needs a primary care provider. Partner with a provider who can help you stay healthy throughout your life.

Our family medicine team provides primary care services to your whole family. Family medicine providers may offer prenatal care as part of their services—even if they don’t deliver babies. Call to learn if this service is currently offered.

Our internal medicine team provides primary care to adults whereas our pediatricians only see kids.  See us for your next physical or to discuss new or ongoing health concerns.

Learn more about primary care options at the South University Clinic:

Pediatric Walk-in Hours

When your child isn’t feeling well, visit for quick medical care. You don’t need an appointment to see a pediatrician for minor illnesses and injuries.

View Pediatric Walk-in Hours.

Services & Specialty Care

Essentia Health offers a wide range of specialty care, some of which is available at the South University Clinic. Our specialists have extra training in diagnosing and treating conditions in specific areas of the body.

Getting an expert or second opinion can provide clarity and peace of mind. Your primary care team can help determine if you may benefit from seeing a specialist and make a referral.

Learn more about services at the South University Clinic, including specialty care:

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Services may be provided by a visiting medical provider who sees patients at this clinic on a limited basis.
Services may be provided at the clinic via a secure video chat with an off-site medical provider.

Cancer Center

Our clinic is home to the Essentia Health-Cancer Center in Fargo, North Dakota. We offer advanced cancer treatments, screenings, and clinical research studies near you. Allow us to guide you on your journey toward good health and healing. To make an appointment, call 701-364-8910.

Learn more about the specialties and services at our center, including:

Optical Shop & Eye Care Services

Whether you’re on a budget or looking for high-end frames, South University Clinic’s optical shop has options for you. Try on frames and order a new pair of eye glasses right on site. You can also see us for contact lens fittings and other eye care services.

Onsite Amenities

You’ll appreciate our light, bright building with amenities for you and your family to enjoy, including:

  • Sandellas Flatbread Café (coffee, breakfast & lunch options)
  • Dakota Clinic Pharmacy
  • Rejuvenating atrium and gathering area

Compliments & Complaints

If you’d like to share a compliment, concern, or suggestion, please contact our Operations Administrator Kerry Carlson 701-364-6117. You can also fill out our online compliments and complaints form.

Support Our Clinic

Have you been inspired by the care you or a loved one received? Support your local clinic by donating to the Fargo Foundation. The Foundation provides financial support to Essentia Health facilities, like the South University Clinic, with help from patients and family members like you.

Parking & Entrance

You’ll find free parking on the north side of the clinic across the street on 17th Avenue. Please use the crosswalk and enter through the north main entrance.

Where to Check In
Check in at central registration on the 1st floor. Our helpful staff will get you registered and let you know where to go.

Patient Information

Explore our patients and visitors section to find information about billing, financial assistance, medical records, patient rights and responsibilities, and more.

Joint Commission Accredited

This location is accredited by the Joint Commission. This internationally recognized symbol of quality represents our commitment to providing exceptional patient care. View all our awards and recognitions.

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