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Carl Rasmussen,MD

Primary Service
  • Family Medicine
Additional Services

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Medical School
  • University of South Dakota-Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Family Medicine Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
  • Primary Care Sports Medcine Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
  • Clinical Leadership Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Board certifications
Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine
Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine

Philosophy of care
“I help patients navigate the complexities of medicine to determine how to best manage their health. Ultimately, it is the patient’s choice as to how they want to care for their health – it is my job to help them navigate health care and make informed decisions that are right for them.”

Why Dr. Rasmussen went into medicine
“My family was good friends with our physician in the small town where I grew up, and he was a role model for me from early on. I was also drawn to the breadth of the work, the critical thinking and continuous learning, as well as the important role I can play in patients’ lives and in the health of a community.”

Favorite advice to give to patients
“Invest in your health and wellness to continue enjoying the things that make your life meaningful.”

Sisseton, South Dakota

Dr. Rasmussen enjoys getting outside and staying active in the Duluth community.

Skariah JM, Rasmussen C, Hollander-Rodriguez J, Carney PA, Dexter E, Waller E, Eiff MP. Rural curricular guidelines based on practice scope of recent residency graduates practicing in small communities. Family Medicine, September 2017.

Rasmussen CP, Kuehl KS, Elliot DL. “The Cost of Exercise Treadmill Testing for Cardiac Screening of Professional Firefighters. CJSM; 27 (2): 183-192. March, 2017.

Frank B, Koide J, Rasmussen C. (2016). Care of Acute Lacerations. In Paulman P & Taylor RB (Eds). Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 7th edition (p 633-49). Switzerland: Springer International

Rasmussen C, Novak M. “Fifth metatarsal stress fracture.” Beginner, 16 March. 2015. Web.

Svien L, Senne S, Rasmussen C. South Dakota Accidental Childhood Deaths, 2000-2007: What Can We Do? South Dakota Medicine, May 2010