Four North Memorial Health Doctors Recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2024 Top Docs


Mpls. St. Paul Top Doctors: Frederick R. Arnason, MD (Concierge Medicine, Internal Medicine), Charles H. Horowitz, MD (Brain & Neurology), Usha Kalava, MD (Internal Medicine, Geriatrics), Farha Khan, MD, FACE (Endocrinology)Congratulations to the four North Memorial Health physicians named to the 2024 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors list! With many of them having been recognized for this achievement year-over-year, their consistent presence on this peer-nominated list is a testament to their steadfast and consistent dedication to healthcare and the well-being of the community.

“North Memorial Health prides itself on serving our communities with physicians, advanced practice providers and clinical partners who are at the top of their field,” said Carolyn Ogland, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, North Memorial Health. “These physicians being recognized as Top Doctors by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine – many of them for multiple years in a row – are a great reminder of the incredible people behind the care patients are receiving every day at North.”

Nominated by their peers in the community, being selected for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s annual Top Doctor Award is an honor for top-achieving medical doctors who provide excellent care.

North Memorial Health "Top Doctors"

Fritz Arnason, MD – Concierge Medicine, Internal Medicine
North Memorial Health – Minnetonka Medical Center

Dr. Arnason specializes in concierge medicine and believes recognizing and identifying his patients’ individual health and fitness goals is essential in developing a plan to reach them. He provides preventive and acute medical care along with chronic disease management. Dr. Arnason emphasizes the importance of nutrition, fitness and work/life balance while including recognized standards for cardiovascular and cancer screening prevention.

Charles H. Horowitz, MD – Brain & Neurology, Rehabilitation
North – Maple Grove Hospital and North – Robbinsdale Hospital

Dr. Horowitz is a neurologist who listens to his patients so he can provide the most accurate diagnosis and best care possible. He believes they are the most successful when they collaborate in a trusting and respectful manner.

Usha Kalava, MD – Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
North Memorial Health Internal Medicine – Maple Grove

Dr. Kalava is an internal medicine and geriatrics physician with special interests in dementia, fall prevention, polypharmacy, adult primary care, preventive medicine and community geriatric care. She believes in listening to patients, answering their questions and actively involving them in decision making.

Farha Khan, MD, FACE – Endocrinology
North Memorial Health – Minnetonka Medical Center

Dr. Khan is the director of endocrinology and diabetes and has extensive experience treating disorders of the endocrine system including type 1 and 2 diabetes, pituitary and adrenal disorders, osteoporosis, thyroid issues, metabolic bone disease and more.


About North Memorial Health

At North Memorial Health, we are on a mission to change healthcare. We’re delivering unmatched patient experience and empowering our patients throughout the Twin Cities to achieve their best health. North Memorial Health provides access to high-quality, low-cost care throughout the Twin Cities through its medical transportation services and two hospitals – Robbinsdale Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital. Across the North Memorial Health system, 900+ doctors and 6,000+ team members are dedicated to delivering a more connected experience for our patients.