Lisa M. Casey

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Program Director, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program


Dr. Casey attended the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio, and completed her residency in Sandusky, Ohio, at Firelands Regional Health Center. She is passionate about leadership and training the family medicine leaders of the next generation. She truly loves the preventive medicine aspect of family medicine and helping patients to understand motivations to change. Her clinical interests include all of medicine, birth to death, including integrative medicine and osteopathic manipulation.

When not teaching, she loves all of the many outdoor sports in Duluth each season and traveling with her husband, especially to visit her son, daughter, and son-in-law.

Teaching Summary

Dr. Lisa Casey has been involved in medical education as faculty for family medicine residencies as well as adjunct faculty for medical schools for the past 20 years. She served in several different residency programs in Ohio and Pennsylvania before moving to Minnesota. She helped to start a family medicine residency as the founding program director in Lima, Ohio, and is privileged to be currently serving as the program director at the Duluth Family Medicine Residency.

  • Family Medicine Outstanding preceptor of the Year from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Faculty Academic Excellence Award From Residents of Mercy Family Practice
  • Outstanding Family Practice Attending From Osteopathic Intern class

Clinical Summary

Dr. Casey's clinical interests and expertise include integrative medicine, preventive medicine, and dermatology.


Residency: Firelands Regional Health Center, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Honors and Recognition

Physician of the year, St. Rita’s Medical Center, 2019

Media Appearances

MELANOMA MONDAY: Duluth clinics raise skin cancer awareness with free skin checks, Northern News Now

Professional Memberships

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Enhanced Physician Engagement: What It Is, Why You Need It, and Where to Begin. "Larger Paddles and Bigger Boats" . Health Administration Press , 1 87-104.
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

“Student electronic health record documentation and new CMS guidelines: a survey of students and preceptors., American Association of Family Physicians,
"Medical education as solution to the workforce challenge in primary care", Family Medicine Education Consortium Annual Meeting,
“Leadership Curriculum: Book Club”, Family Medicine Education Consortium,
"Fad diets: friends or foes?", Northwest Ohio Osteopathic Association Primary Care update,
"Leading Yourself, Others and Your Teams", Northwest Ohio Osteopathic Association Primary Care Update,



Duluth Family Medicine Clinic
330 N Eighth Ave E
Duluth, MN 55805

Administrative Contact

Cassandra Hammer

Phone: (218) 529-9122

Fax: (218) 529-9135