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“Helping patients and families bring children into the world is incredibly fulfilling.”

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Dr. Erik Dovre believes the field of medicine combines both science and art, a combination he enjoys. He likes solving problems for patients.

“I really love the challenge of putting all the data we have together into a plan for each patient,” Dr. Dovre said. “I was attracted to OB/GYN because I like being part of the miracle of child birth. I also appreciate being able to offer a full spectrum of OB/GYN care to my patients, including pregnancy care, gynecologic care and surgery.”

In terms of patient care, Dr. Dovre said his approach is all about working with patients.

“I want to hear their stories and work to understand who my patients are and what their needs are,” he said. “I want to help patients solve problems if necessary and help them live the healthiest lives they possibly can.”

The best part of work for Dr. Dovre is the chance to meet new people and hear their stories.

Dr. Dovre earned his medical degree at University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – Medical School. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University - School of Medicine in St. Louis. He has about 25 years of experience as a practicing obstetrician.

Dr. Dovre likes to spend his free time outdoors and enjoying the performing arts. He is married with two adult children.

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  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota - Medical School Minneapolis, MN, United States, M.D. 1989

    Residency
    Washington University - School of Medicine St. Louis, MO, United States, Obstetrics & Gynecology 1993

  • Professional Societies
    American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    Board Certifications
    Obstetrics & Gynecology: 1995

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

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4.9
out of 5 (36 ratings, 11 comments)
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4.8
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My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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December 23, 2020
Dr. Dovre is a wonderful dr., and I will highly recommend to friends and family.
January 26, 2021
Dr. Dovre spent about 45 min with me. He never seemed rushed. Very personable & informative. He's the best!
February 23, 2021
He was fantastic!
April 23, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent!
May 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent. Will definitely go back to him.
June 25, 2021
I like Dr. Dovre. I would recommend him.
August 3, 2021
Dr. Dovre provided excellent care. I was very impressed. Thank you.
September 8, 2021
Dr. Dovre is excellent! Hands down the best experience I've ever had in a women's health clinic!
September 13, 2021
Options were clearly presented/communicated.
October 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre is an amazing provider. I am blessed to have him as a dr. who cares about the patient. Always so pleasant & nice. Everything I've been through on my journey, he has brought light into some very dark times.
November 6, 2021
Very satisfied. Felt he understood my problem & thoroughly explained procedure.
December 23, 2020
Dr. Dovre is a wonderful dr., and I will highly recommend to friends and family.
January 26, 2021
Dr. Dovre spent about 45 min with me. He never seemed rushed. Very personable & informative. He's the best!
February 23, 2021
He was fantastic!
April 23, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent!
May 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent. Will definitely go back to him.
June 25, 2021
I like Dr. Dovre. I would recommend him.
August 3, 2021
Dr. Dovre provided excellent care. I was very impressed. Thank you.
September 8, 2021
Dr. Dovre is excellent! Hands down the best experience I've ever had in a women's health clinic!
September 13, 2021
Options were clearly presented/communicated.
October 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre is an amazing provider. I am blessed to have him as a dr. who cares about the patient. Always so pleasant & nice. Everything I've been through on my journey, he has brought light into some very dark times.
November 6, 2021
Very satisfied. Felt he understood my problem & thoroughly explained procedure.
December 23, 2020
Dr. Dovre is a wonderful dr., and I will highly recommend to friends and family.
January 26, 2021
Dr. Dovre spent about 45 min with me. He never seemed rushed. Very personable & informative. He's the best!
February 23, 2021
He was fantastic!
April 23, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent!
May 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent. Will definitely go back to him.
June 25, 2021
I like Dr. Dovre. I would recommend him.
August 3, 2021
Dr. Dovre provided excellent care. I was very impressed. Thank you.
September 8, 2021
Dr. Dovre is excellent! Hands down the best experience I've ever had in a women's health clinic!
September 13, 2021
Options were clearly presented/communicated.
October 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre is an amazing provider. I am blessed to have him as a dr. who cares about the patient. Always so pleasant & nice. Everything I've been through on my journey, he has brought light into some very dark times.
November 6, 2021
Very satisfied. Felt he understood my problem & thoroughly explained procedure.
November 6, 2021
Very satisfied. Felt he understood my problem & thoroughly explained procedure.
October 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre is an amazing provider. I am blessed to have him as a dr. who cares about the patient. Always so pleasant & nice. Everything I've been through on my journey, he has brought light into some very dark times.
September 13, 2021
Options were clearly presented/communicated.
September 8, 2021
Dr. Dovre is excellent! Hands down the best experience I've ever had in a women's health clinic!
August 3, 2021
Dr. Dovre provided excellent care. I was very impressed. Thank you.
June 25, 2021
I like Dr. Dovre. I would recommend him.
May 6, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent. Will definitely go back to him.
April 23, 2021
Dr. Dovre was excellent!
February 23, 2021
He was fantastic!
January 26, 2021
Dr. Dovre spent about 45 min with me. He never seemed rushed. Very personable & informative. He's the best!
December 23, 2020
Dr. Dovre is a wonderful dr., and I will highly recommend to friends and family.

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