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Sanford Health plans expansion in Alexandria

Sanford Health in Alexandria plans to expand its services and open a second clinic

location here on January 6, 2014.

Sanford Health Easton Place Clinic will be located at 510 22nd

East, Suite 602. Services offered at the additional location will include: allergy and asthma,

pediatric cardiology, podiatry, and sleep medicine, including overnight suites for sleep studies.

Since January 2012, Sanford Health in Alexandria has added 12 specialties and 16 caregivers in

order to better serve patients and the community, according to the company. New specialties and caregivers include:

allergy and asthma, cardiology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, psychology,

pulmonology, reproductive endocrinology, sleep medicine, urology, vascular surgery and weight loss


Other new services include the development of a walk-in clinic, hypnobirthing classes,

international travel medicine, and 4D ultrasound. In July 2014, Sanford Health plans to add ENT and audiology services in Alexandria, which will also be located at the new clinic site.

“Sanford is proud to be delivering on our promise to the Alexandria area in continually

expanding new services,” said Dr. Doug Griffin (physician chair). “We are constantly assessing

the needs of patients and working to bring additional medical specialties to our community,

ensuring patients have easy access to many areas of healthcare close to home.”

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas and is now the

largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities

in nine states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in

Ghana, Israel, Mexico and China.

Sanford Health includes 39 hospitals, 140 clinic locations and 1,360 physicians in 81 specialty

areas of medicine. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in

North and South Dakota.  For more information, visit

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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