Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD

Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD

Geriatric MedicineFemaleAge 36

Accepting new patients

Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Detroit Lakes, MN. She is affiliated with Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Punj to book an appointment.

Locations

Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic

Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic1027 Washington Ave Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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(218) 325-2277

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Punj's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Difficulty With Walking
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Punj treats Difficulty With Walking more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Punj treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Punj treats Gait Abnormality more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Punj treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Muscle Weakness
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Punj treats Muscle Weakness more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Punj treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Punj's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Swine Flu
  • Tension Headache
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(218) 325-2277

Dr. Punj accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (218) 325-2277, and for other questions, call (218) 844-2347.

Does Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Punj has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Punj's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Punj frequently treats Difficulty With Walking, Gait Abnormality, and Muscle Weakness. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Punj treats.

Where is Dr. Meenakshi Punj, MD's office located?

Dr. Punj's office is located at 1027 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes, MN

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average