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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.

Board-Certified Specialties
  • Family medicine
  • Chronic disease management
  • Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN)
  • Preventive medicine
  • Women's health
  • Male
Years of Experience
  • 17
Educational Institutions
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
Current Licenses and Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
  • University of Minnesota College of Education
  • Duluth Family Practice
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Lake Superior Medical Society
  • Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
  • Minnesota Medical Association
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Visa
Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Assurant
  • BCBS of MN
  • Cigna Health
  • Davis Vision
  • Delta Dental
  • Eyemed
  • First Health/Coventry
  • First Plan of MN
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid/Medicare
  • Metropolitan Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum Health Vision
  • Partnership Health Plan
  • Patient Choice
  • Preferred One
  • PrimeWest
  • Sanford Health Plan of MN
  • SelectCare/LaborCare
  • South Country Health Alliance
  • Tri Care
  • UCare MN
  • United Behavioral
  • Unicare
  • United Health Care
  • WEA Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Physician Services

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301 South Highway 65

Mora, MN 55051
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Welia Health - Hinckley

620 Sandy Lane

Hinckley, MN 55037-8381
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