Phil Sondreal, M.D.

Dr. Sondreal is originally from Grand Forks and attended medical school at the University of North Dakota. Following medical school, he pursued a family practice residency program from which he graduated in 1991. He has been practicing primary care and urgent care medicine in Fargo for thirty-two years. Dr. Sondreal has a long track record of community service in North Dakota, is active in his church, has volunteered his medical skills in Africa and Nicaragua, and is well-known for his caring manner, compassionate nature and strong patient advocacy. In addition to teaching premedical and medical students, Dr. Sondreal has trained physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacy students at NDSU and athletic trainer students at Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Dr. Sondreal is board certified in family medicine. His wife, Ellen, also active in community service, is a registered nurse. They have five children and live in north Fargo.

Kurt Kooyer, M.D.

Dr. Kooyer was raised in Michigan. He graduated from Calvin College, earned his medical degree in 1990 from Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine and then completed a four year residency program in Grand Rapids, serving his final year as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. During this time he also received the Resident Teaching Award, three years in a row. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. Prior to coming to Fargo in 2002, Dr. Kooyer practiced primary care and emergency medicine in the Mississippi Delta. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Heartland Healthcare Network, the Red River Children’s Advocacy Center, and Pacific Island Ministries. He has served on the board of directors of the National Perinatal Association, the advisory board of Health Care America, and the steering committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics' rural health special interest group. He has been a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society for thirty-three years. He has precepted students in the NDSU Pharm D, MSU-M Athletic Training, and Concordia College premedical programs, as well as medical students, mid-level practitioners and physicians in various stages of training. Dr. Kooyer has lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally, on topics including medical ethics, changing values in modern medicine, challenges in serving the rural poor and our nation's medical liability crisis. He serves as an elder at First Presbyterian Church, Fargo. His wife, a native of North Dakota, is a pediatrician. They have three children and reside in West Fargo.


Mon - Fri .……….…. 8 am - 8 pm

Saturday ………..... 8 am - 4 pm

Sunday ……..…. 12 noon - 8 pm


-Open seven days a week, including

most holidays.

-Walk-in pediatric and adult

medical care.

-Board-certified internal medicine,

family medicine and pediatrics.

-Treatment of acute illness, injuries, lacerations, sprains and

minor fractures.

-Sports physicals, DOT exams, FAA Basic Med exams,

and preoperative physicals

with no advance notice.

-Telemedicine visits with a

board-certified physician,

every time.

-Influenza and tetanus vaccines

on a walk-in basis.

-We are a member of the

Heartland Healthcare Network—

Healthcare with Choice!


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