Dr. Niskanen received his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota where he studied Kinesiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, MN. While in medical school, Dr. Niskanen was awarded the Minnesota Medical Foundation Scholarship and participated in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). He completed his Family Practice residency at the Duluth Family Practice Residency Program in Duluth, MN.
Dr. Niskanen is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, the Minnesota Medical Association and Lake Superior Medical Society. He joined FirstLight Health System in 2004. Dr. Niskanen sees patients at the Mora and Hinckley locations. You can make an appointment to see him by calling Mora at 320-679-1313 or Hinckley at 320-384-6189.