We’re so proud of our family

North Memorial Health 2022 Top Doctor Rising StarsCongratulations to all of our Mpls.St. Paul Magazine Award winners.

Each year, Mpls.St. Paul Magazine recognizes the area’s top doctors and rising stars, as nominated by their peers, and outstanding nurses. Thank you to our care team for going above and beyond in treating our customers like family.

“It goes without saying that we’ve been through a lot over these last two years,” said Carolyn Ogland, MD, chief medical officer, North Memorial Health. “We’ve grown as people, and we’ve adapted as an organization. Our teams stepped up and displayed incredible resilience, including these rising stars who have continued to build upon what we’ve learned throughout this time to advance what makes North special and help guide us as we look ahead to transforming the future of healthcare. I am proud to work alongside them and to witness their leadership and the remarkable care they provide for our customers.”


2022 Rising Stars Recipients

Cameron K. Berg, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Berg’s professional focal points are emergency operations, observation medicine and emergency cardiology. He is proud to be a pillar for customers facing times of crisis. While he often is able to directly address their issues and solve their problems, he always makes himself available to offer emotional support – regardless of the severity or complexity of the situation.


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Lucy Esberg, MD, FACC

Heart & Vascular

Dr. Esberg’s practice is heavily weighted in vascular medicine which includes peripheral arterial disease, venous disease, lymphedema, and lower extremity wounds. She also treats unusual vascular issues such as aortitis and Raynaud’s.


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Erica Gathje, MD

Family Medicine, Obstetrics

Dr. Erica Gathje enjoys taking care of her customers – emotionally, physically and mentally – throughout the age spectrum. Her areas of interest include hospital medicine, preventive medicine, women’s health and dermatology. She particularly enjoys delivering babies and working with families through pregnancy and after birth. Dr. Gathje strives to partner with her customers in their health to improve their quality of life and keep them healthier, longer.

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Elycia Matushin, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Matushin is a board-certified family physician with special interests in women’s health including long-acting contraception and family planning, newborn and pediatric care, adolescent health, LGBTQ+ primary care, health education, nutrition, and preventive medicine. She believes that everyone should be able to have open and honest conversations with their doctor and focuses on providing comprehensive care for all people regardless of age, background, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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Daniel Pease, MD

Oncology, Hematology

Cancer and blood diseases are complex, with no two cases exactly the same. Dr. Pease strives to provide customers with the information they need to form a collaborative relationship and create an individualized care plan based on their specific diagnosis. He believes the foundation of any therapeutic relationship is excellent communication and rapport.


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Todd Stanhope, MD

OB/GYN Hospitalist

Dr. Stanhope specializes in providing care on the labor and delivery unit. By being continually present, he and his partners are able to rapidly respond to any concerns that might arise during a woman’s labor at any time of day. His clinical interests include vaginal birth after Cesarean, medical complications of pregnancy, emergency OB/GYN care and contraception. Above all, he most enjoys working with the customer and her family to achieve a safe delivery consistent with her preferences.


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