Healthcare Providers
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Joel Johnson, MD, Family Medicine
Dr. Joel Johnson

The science of medicine sparked Dr. Joel Johnson's interest in becoming a doctor.

Dr. Johnson, a native of Adams, North Dakota, graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Science and started his medical practice at First Care Health Center in 1996. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM.

Dr. J, as he's known to many of his patients, spends his time off from "fixing patients" to "watching basketball" games with his family.



Dr. Mandi Johnson, MD, Family Medicine
Dr. Mandi Johnson

Dr. Mandi Johnson says she doesn’t remember ever wanting to be anything except a doctor.

Dr. Mandi, as she’s known at First Care Health Center, is a native of Grand Forks and graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Science. She started her medical practice at Altru Hospital and joined First Care Health Center in 2013. She is board certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM.

The part-time schedule at First Care gives Dr. Mandi more time to focus on another important aspect of her life – her family.



Tammy Clemetson, PA-C
Tammy Clemetson, PA-C

Tammy Clemetson, PA-C is someone who has both sides of the NDSU-UND rivalry covered.

Tammy graduated from NDSU with a RN degree. After working as a nurse at First Care Health Center since 1986 she decided to become a Physician's Assistant. Tammy graduated from UND as a PA-C.

Tammy's interest in the medical field started because it was the only field at that time that required only two years for a degree. After she got into the health care field her feelings changed. “It's a way to help improve the overall well-being of my community” said Clemetson.

Tammy enjoys reading, shopping, scrap booking, sewing and hunting in her spare time.



Inder Khokha, MD
Inder Khokha, MD Dr. Inder Khokha’s medical career has been vast and experienced; medical school in India began Dr. Khokha’s career, and quickly brought him to residency status at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

With his residency completed, Dr. Khokha then began a 20-year tenure in Illinois at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois. An interest in traveling brought about a one and a half year sabbatical from his work in Illinois. During this sabbatical, Dr. Khokha became aware of the need for surgeons in North Dakota.

“Seeing the need for surgeons in North Dakota, and my love for surgeries, I was compelled to bring my services here,” says Dr. Khokha. “It is very rewarding to see the immediate results in a patient following surgery,” Dr. Khokha continues.

Planned and emergent surgeries are handled by Dr. Khokha, a Board Certified Surgeon, on-site at First Care Health Health Center.


Consultants

Mirza Baig, MD, Gastroenterology

Joshua Britten, DPM, Podiatry

Ronald Brockman, MD, Ophthalmology

Jason Go, MD, Cardiology

Antil Potti, MD, Oncology

Kevin Panico, MD, Oncology



Telemedicine consults with providers from Sanford Medical Center and Altru Health System