Meet Our Providers

Our doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, and behavioral health providers are here to help you live a healthier life. With their knowledge, dedication and care, they are members of your healthcare team.


Scott Tongen, MD

Scott Tongen, MD

Years in practice: 30+ years

Clinical interests: Family practice, diabetes, heart disease, cognitive disorders, dementia, vasectomy 

Personal interests: Spending time with family and new grandchildren

Bernadette “Kim” Quadling, MBBCH, FCP(SA)

Years in practice: 30 years

Clinical interests: Geriatrics, dementia, diabetes, rheumatology, depression, kidney disease, heart failure, cardiovascular disease, neurology, and pain. 

Personal interests: Spending time with my daughter, two cats, and dog. Nature, being outdoors, photography, art, painting, drawing, learning, and interacting with other people. 

Physician Assistants

Tegan Presley, PA

Years in practice:  8 years

Clinical interests:  Addiction medicine, chronic disease management, and urology – across all ages.

Personal interests: Spending time with family, cooking, gardening, reading books, attempting to be a middle-aged athlete. 


Nurse Practitioners

Conceptor Gekonge, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Years in practice:  1 year

Clinical interests: Family medicine, pediatrics, women’s health, disease prevention, health promotion. I believe in empowering and involving patients in their care through education

Personal interests:  Spending time with family, traveling, gardening, walking, and reading. 

Bilingual: Kiswahili and Kisii  

Lauren Lehmkuhl, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-C, PHN

Years in practice:  5 years

Clinical interests:  Primary, preventative, and acute care across the lifespan with a special interests in lifestyle medicine, weight management, contraceptive care, sexual health, and dermatology

Personal interests:  Lifting, yoga, hiking, cycling, exploring new food/art/music, and escaping to the lakes of northern Minnesota or the mountains of Colorado to spend time with family


Paola Riera Mora, MSN, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Years in practice: 3 years

Clinical interests:  Family medicine, dermatology, pediatrics, women’s health, weight management, and contraceptive care

Personal interests: Spending time with family, traveling, swimming, and dancing

Bilingual English, Spanish

Diana Tafur, FNP, CNP, APRN

Years in practice:  18 years

Clinical interests:  Providing family care helping community members achieve their best health throughout their life span.

Personal interests:  Volunteering for various community organizations that help improve the health of local communities, as well as serving as an election judge in the fall. Spoiling her dog, enjoying the great outdoors, and dabbling in crafting. 

Bilingual English, Spanish


Dentists & Dental Hygienists

Sierra Becker, LDH

Years in practice:  5 years

Clinical Interests:  Periodontal disease and treatment 

Personal interests:  Hiking with her dogs and enjoying the outdoors, as well as woodworking and stained glass 

Massara Hasan, DDS, BDS

Years in practice:  6 years

Clinical Interests:  A full range of dental services, including restorative and prosthetic dentistry, root canals, and oral surgery treatments.

Personal interests:  Spending time with family, swimming, watching TV shows, and cooking.

Phuong-Giang Pham, DDS

Phuong-Giang Pham, DDS

Years in practice: 18 years

Clinical Interests: Patient education and prevention

McKenzie Wallace, DDS

Years in practice:   less than 1 year

Clinical Interests:  Comprehensive dental care for patients of all ages

Personal interests:  Kayaking, cooking, waterskiing, and trying new restaurants around the Twin Cities

Behavioral Health

 Allyson Endersbe, MSW, LGSW

Years in practice:  2 years

Clinical Interests:  Adolescents (12 years and up), developmental disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction/co-occurring disorders, and identity exploration.

Personal Interests:  Music, traveling, spending time with friends, family, and pets, and hiking.

Maureen Gluek, PsyD

Maureen Gluek, PsyD

Years in practice: 29 years

Clinical Interests: Management of combined medical and psychological conditions 


Fardowsa Hassan, MPS, LADC, LPCC (in-supervision)

Years in practice: 2+ years

Clinical Interests: Developmental Disorders, Trauma, Intergenerational Trauma, Addiction/Co-Occurring Disorders, Racial/Historical Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, and Personality Disorders. 

Personal Interests: Traveling, reading, spending time with family/friends, cooking, and spending time in nature. 

Bilingual: English, Somali

John Kiiza, PMHNP, CNP

Clinical interests: Mood disorders: (Bipolar disorder, Depression and Anxiety),  ADHD, Schizophrenia and its spectrum disorders, Psychosis, Sleep disorders, Substance abuse, Medical cannabis certifications

Personal interests: Exercise, spend time with family, Travel, Mentoring

Dietician & Diabetes Educator

Deanna “Dee Dee” Francis, MS, RD, LD, CDCES, Dietician

Years in practice:  23 years

Clinical Interests:  Diabetes and self-management, heart healthy eating, high blood pressure management, kidney disease, and safe and healthy weight loss. 

Personal interests:  Being outside, especially in the summer, biking, walking, swimming and playing pickle ball.  In addition, traveling with family to see the National Parks.  Enjoying chocolate and cheese! 


Rachel Ricke, RN, CDCES, Certified Diabetes Educator

Years in practice: 15 years as an RN, 8 years as a CDCES

Clinical Interests: Providing comprehensive diabetes care and education services that address clinical, educational, psychosocial, cultural and behavioral aspects of care. Developing person-centered diabetes plans that are practical and achievable. Working with other healthcare disciplines to achieve positive outcomes and enhance the patient’s experience.  Helping communities reduce risks associated with diabetes and related cardiometabolic conditions so they can live long, healthy and fulfilling lives. 

Personal Interests: Spending time with family, preparing healthy and delicious meals, staying physically active in a variety of ways, dabbling in gardening and indoor plants (often failing miserably), traveling and vacationing, endeavoring on many home renovation projects, actively engaging in faith and spirituality, home planning and organization and spending quality time with friends.  


Gurpreet Kaur, RPh, MBA

Years in practice:  6 years

Clinical interests:  Optimize pharmacy operations and clinical services to improve patient health outcomes

Personal interests: Spending time with family and friends, painting, and singing 


United Family Medicine

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