Dr. John Peter Halfen M.D.?
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Dr. John Peter Halfen M.D., Geriatrician

Dr. John Peter Halfen M.D.

Family Practitioner

49725 County 83 Staples MN, 56479



Dr. John Halfen is a family practitioner practicing in Staples, MN. Dr. Halfen specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Halfen possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.

Education and Training

Univ of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 1975

University of Mn Med Sch 1975

Board Certification

Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM

Provider Details



  • North Memorial Hlth Care, Family Medicine  

Dr. John Peter Halfen M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 49725 County 83

49725 County 83 -
Staples, MN 56479
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New patients: 920-294-0100, 218-894-1515
Fax: 218-894-1316

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Dr. John Peter Halfen M.D. has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 4 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Family Practitioner in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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