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Feb 8th, 2018
Apple Valley Medical Center Begins Facility Upgrade

Enhancements to several areas of the Apple Valley Medical Center are underway, enabling the center to continue to provide a superior patient experience, according to Mark Pottenger, Administrator and Chief Operating Officer, Apple Valley Medical Clinic, th

Jan 23rd, 2018
Time for Your Flu Shot!

It’s not too early to get your flu shot! Protect yourself and your family from getting the flu this year.

Aug 21st, 2017
Keep Your Skin Healthy!

Clinical Skin Therapeutics can help you keep your skin healthy, even during the hot summer months.

Aug 21st, 2017
Welcome New Providers.

The family medicine practice at the Apple Valley Medical Center is proud to introduce five new providers to serve your health care needs.

Aug 21st, 2017
What Is “Swimmer’s Ear,” and Should It Be Checked?

Summer and water go together in Minnesota, but “swimmer’s ear” is no fun. Both children and adults are vulnerable to this condition, also known as otitis externa, which differs from the more common middle ear infection many children get.

Aug 21st, 2017
Get Your Flu Shot

Beginning September 4, the Apple Valley Medical Center will offer flu shots to patients and non-patients from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday on either a walk-in basis or by appointment.

Aug 15th, 2017
David Mass, MD, to Retire in November

David Maas, MD, has announced his retirement as a family medicine physician at the Apple Valley Medical Center, effective November 23, 2016.

Oct 31st, 2016
It’s Time for Your Flu Shot!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone over the age of six months receive a flu shot.

Oct 31st, 2016
Welcome Daniel Sipple, DO

Daniel Sipple, DO, Midwest Spine and Brain Institute, is now seeing patients in the United Specialty Center at the Apple Valley Medical Center.

Jun 22nd, 2016
Keep Your Kids Tick-Free

Vacation time means time in the woods — and exposure to ticks, especially from April through September.

Jun 22nd, 2016
Do You Wear Flip-Flops?

Flip-flops are a staple of summer footwear, but here are some things you may not know about these shoes.

Jun 22nd, 2016
How Dangerous ARE Opiates?

Addiction and abuse of prescription painkillers, including opiates, have reached epidemic proportions, according to physicians and counselors worldwide.

Jun 22nd, 2016
Family Night Set for July 12

Please join us at the fifth annual Apple Valley Medical Center Family Night, July 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jun 22nd, 2016
Welcome Associated Nephrology Consultants

Associated Nephrology Consultants is now seeing patients in the United Specialty Center at the Apple Valley Medical Center for a wide variety of acute or chronic kidney diseases.

Apr 12th, 2016
Step into Spring Training

With the recent rise in temperature, many of us are getting outside to soak up that scarce vitamin D.

Apr 12th, 2016
Metro Urology Adds New BPH Treatment

Metro Urology is the only practice in Minnesota to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) called Rezum®.

Apr 12th, 2016
Consider Non-Surgical Options for Back Pain

Only 15 percent of spinal pain sufferers are candidates for surgery, according to Stefano Sinicropi, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Midwest Spine and Brain Institute, who sees patients at the Apple Valley Medical Center.

Dec 11th, 2015
Give Your Kids a Safe Christmas

Go ahead. Splurge on your kids this Christmas, if you want, but here are some tips to consider when buying those toys.

Dec 11th, 2015
It’s Time for Your Flu Shot!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months of age and older get a flu shot.

Oct 1st, 2015
Welcome Midwest Spine Institute

Stefano Sinicropi, MD, F.A.A.O.S., board-certified spine surgeon with Midwest Spine Institute, is now seeing patients in the United Specialty Center, located on the second floor of the Apple Valley Medical Center.

Jun 24th, 2014
Happy Anniversary to Us!

The Apple Valley Medical Center has been serving Apple Valley and surrounding communities for 40 years.

Jun 24th, 2014
Try the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Individuals can now return to walking and running following injury sooner – without pain – thanks to the AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill in Courage Kenny Sports & Physical Therapy – Apple Valley.

Jun 28th, 2013
Join Us for Family Night, July 16

Families of all sizes and ages are invited to a free Family Night to be held at the Apple Valley Medical Center, 14655 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley, on Tuesday, July 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jun 28th, 2013