Family Medicine Opportunity - Wahpeton ND

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyFamily Medicine
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedH1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedNone

Practice Opportunity

Sanford Health is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Family Medicine physician to join staff working in the Sanford Clinic located in Wahpeton, North Dakota. 

Practice Details:

  • The Wahpeton/Breckenridge area supports a service region of approximately 45,000 people.
  • The population demographic for Family Medicine is made up of approximately 20% pediatrics, 25% geriatrics and 55% adult.
  • Additional areas of interest that would be welcome include sports medicine and occupational health.

Sanford Clinic Wahpeton employs three sports trainers to support local high schools and North Dakota State College of Science.  The community is growing and the industrial base has provided a solid foundation for occupational medicine if interested.

You can expect to see approximately 25 outpatients per day.  Inpatients levels will vary from zero to three.  Currently there is a one to two week waiting period to see most providers on a 'non-urgent matter'.  A physician can practice whichever skills they are trained in and credentialed to provide.  Call is community call and is expected to be 1:8. An outside group provides evening coverage for the emergency room at St. Francis Medical Center located in Breckenridge, Minnesota.  If on call, you will be called to admit, if necessary. 

Sanford Health offers Nationally Competitive two-year guarantee with an additional Physician Benefit package including, 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME, Paid Time Away, Malpractice, Disability,  Relocation Allowance. 


  • Wahpeton, ND Community Information
  • Population: 7,800
  • Our city is home to friendly people, thriving business and industry, and fun activities for the whole family. We're a community dedicated to education, a growing hub for the arts community, and a place to find unique restaurants and shops. Wahpeton is home to the Wahpeton Huskies, NDSCS Wildcats, Chahinkapa Zoo, and the Bois de Sioux Golf Course.

To learn more about this practice opportunity or to forward your CV for consideration contact: Martty Trout, Physician Recruiter


Wahpeton, North Dakota is located in Richland County in southeastern North Dakota.  Wahpeton and her sister city Breckenridge, Minnesota are set near the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and the Otter Tail rivers which forms the 'Red River of the North'.  Located just a few miles from the lakes country of west-central Minnesota as well as the glacial lakes area of South Dakota, Wahpeton is a great place to live and work.  The diverse economy of Wahpeton  includes agricultural corporations such as Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, a sugar processing plant and Cargill, a corn processing plant, as well as manufacturers such as Woodcraft Industries and WCCO Belting.

The city of Wahpeton with a population of 8500 serves as the Richland County seat.  The community features excellent public and private schools as well as the North Dakota State College of Science.  The area attracts outdoorsmen and hunters due to its location in the midst of the Central Flyway for migratory waterfowl.  Other features of the city include the Chahinkapa Zoo and the Bois de Sioux Golf Course, Richland County Historical Society Museum and nearby Fort Abercrombie.

Websites to check out include:

Wahpeton Public Schools

Wahpeton Daily News

North Dakota State School of Science



For more information regarding this excellent practice opportunity contact:

Sanford Health Physician Placement (Fargo Region)
510 6th Ave N; Suite A
P O Box 2010
Route 2181
Fargo, ND 58122-2181

Phone: (701) 234-6510
Fax: (701) 234-6575


Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 46 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and 10 countries. Learn more about Sanford Health's transformative work to improve the human condition at or Sanford Health News.


When you join Sanford Health you will join a leader in the health care industry in the Upper Midwest.  Sanford offers:

  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Research and academic opportunities
  • Call schedules allowing for meaningful family time
  • Excellent referral base from Sanford Health primary care clinics
  • No partnership buy-in costs
  • State-of-the-art technology


No matter your health needs, you can find expert care at Sanford Health Wahpeton Clinic. In one place, you have access to:

  • Family medicine
  • Obstetrics and pregnancy care
  • Optometry
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation and therapy
  • Surgery

We’re proud to provide obstetrics care close to home in Wahpeton. Our local team offers prenatal care throughout your pregnancy and labor and delivery care at the Family Birth Center in Sanford Medical Center Fargo.

Facility & Address

  • Sanford Clinic Wahpeton
  • Wahpeton ND


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