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Dr. Nicholas Ellefson, DO

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Map Pin Small Duluth, MN
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Overview of Dr. Nicholas Ellefson, DO

Dr. Nicholas Ellefson, DO is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Duluth, MN. 

Dr. Ellefson works at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth, Building B) in Duluth, MN. They frequently treat conditions like Tobacco Use Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ellefson's Office Locations

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    Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth, Building B)
    402 E 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55805 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (218) 786-4000

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  • Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital-Superior

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Tobacco Use Disorder
Immunization Administration
Anxiety

Treatment frequency



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Tobacco Use Disorder
Immunization Administration
Anxiety
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Abdominal Pain
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arrhythmias
Arthritis
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bladder Infection
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Confusion
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Epilepsy
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Esophagitis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Foot Infection
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypokalemia
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Nail Infection
Nausea
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Neck Muscle Strain
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Otitis Media
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pancreatitis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pollen Allergy
Pulmonary Embolism
Respiratory Failure
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Skin Ulcer
Thyroiditis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Wellness Examination
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Kidney Failure
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alkalosis
Anemia
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Angina
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Fracture
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bedsores
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Bleeding Disorders
Blepharitis
Brain Aneurysm
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
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Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Common Cold
Cough
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Cranial Trauma
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Difficulty With Walking
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Embolism
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Endocarditis
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Essential Tremor
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Heart Palpitations
Heel Spur
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Hypoglycemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ingrown Nail
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malnutrition
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Overweight
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Potassium Deficiency
Pulmonary Hypertension
Radiculopathy
Reflux Esophagitis
Rhabdomyolysis
Rib Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Shingles
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Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinusitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stroke
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Subacute Thyroiditis
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Thrush
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Tinnitus
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Care Management
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dipstick Urinalysis
Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Dyslexia Assessment
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Gonorrhea Screening
Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Home Sleep Study
Impairment Rating Evaluation
Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Patch Testing
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Rapid Flu Test
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
Strep Test
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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    Specialties*
    • Hospital Medicine

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1639699200
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    • Family Practice
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    Dr. Ellefson works at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth, Building B) in Duluth, MN. View the full address on Dr. Ellefson’s profile.

    Dr. Ellefson has seen patients for Tobacco Use Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ellefson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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