Ron Wiisanen, MD | Eating Disorders | Sanford Health Skip To Content

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  • Undergraduate
    University of Minnesota (Duluth, MN)
  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota (Duluth, MN)
    University of Minnesota Medical School (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Residency
    Family Medicine: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (Grand Forks, ND)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Family Medicine
    American Board of Obesity Medicine

Bariatric Medicine

Dr. Wiisanen's goal is to personalize a multidisciplinary approach to helping patients lose weight and maintain their weight loss.


I graduated from medical school in 1978 and finished my family medicine residency in 1981. My first family medicine practice was in Valley City, ND, from 1981-1988. I then worked as a faculty member at the UND Fargo family medicine residency from 1988-1997. I was in full time family medicine practice until December 31, 2013. I became board certified in bariatric medicine in 2013. I started doing full time bariatric medicine practice at the Sanford Eating Disorders and Weight Management Clinic on January 1, 2014.

Dr. Wiisanen and his wife, Vicki, have four children and six grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys snow skiing, camping, hiking and canoeing.

Primary Practice Location




(701) 234-4111
(800) 437-4010 ext.4111


(701) 461-5205