Mayo Clinic Health System-Decorah

901 Montgomery Street Decorah, Iowa 52101

Winneshiek Medical Center is located in Decorah, Iowa, a community in scenic northeast Iowa. Nestled among the limestone bluffs of the Upper Iowa River, Decorah is home to approximately 9,000 residents and Luther College, a private liberal arts school. Decorah traces its roots to Norwegian settlers, a culture that influences the town today through Vesterhiem Museum and the annual Nordic Fest celebration.

Decorah is teeming with life. Due to a commitment to the arts, a dedication to sustainability, and a continued pursuit of community wellness, Decorah offers a quality of life rarely found in this day and age. First-rate schools provide quality education for your children and outside opportunities – from athletics to story time to community gardening – help enrich them beyond the classroom.

Decorah’s vibrant downtown district welcomes visitors throughout the year, who often stay in the historic Hotel Winneshiek, experience the outdoors on our paved bike trail, canoe the Upper Iowa River, enjoy a Center Stage Series performance at Luther College or a Poetry Slam at Arthaus, and dine at world-class establishments.

Decorah is a place where your neighbors care about you and your family. We invite you to spend some time with us and experience why people call Decorah – home.


Mayo Clinic Health System physicians in Decorah offer primary and specialty care for the northeast Iowa/southeast Minnesota region. Primary care physicians, in conjunction with physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners and a certified nurse midwife, provide care to the entire family, while full-time specialists in the areas of podiatry, orthopedic surgery, urology, ENT, behavioral health, radiology, internal medicine, gynecology, and general surgery help keep patients close to home. In addition, outreach physicians from Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare provide care to patients in the areas of cardiology, endocrinology, oncology, rheumatology, nephrology and neurology.

Winneshiek Medical Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital, was named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by the Rural Health Care Association in 2016. At Winneshiek Medical Center, clinical care is supported by a full-service medical imaging department, including a 16-slice CT and fixed MRI. 24/7 emergency care is available through our emergency department, which is staffed by Mayo Clinic Health System emergency medicine physicians. State-of-the-art facilities, including our birthing center, full-service laboratory, same day services department and customized surgery suites are equipped with the most current medical technology. Winneshiek Medical Center also supports the largest rehabilitation and sports medicine network in the region, providing a complete care experience for your patients.


Mayo Clinic Health System - Decorah Clinic Physicians seeks a full-time Internal Medicine physician to provide a full range of medical services for a patient population of up to 43,000. Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Decorah Clinic has 28 physicians, with about 50,000 visits annually.  Primary care physicians, in conjunction with physician assistants, advanced nurse practitioners, and a certified nurse midwife provide care to the entire family.  Full-time specialists and outreach physicians from Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System provide specialty care to patients.  Call is approximately 1:11.  The average weekly schedule includes 32 hours of direct patient care in a 4 or 5 day model.  There is a hospitalist program including Monday – Thursday; Friday – Sunday shifts, with approximately 9-10 total Hospitalist shifts/year.

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901 Montgomery Street
Decorah Iowa 52101
United States

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