Michael Ekern - MD

Michael Ekern - MD

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My Areas of Practice

general adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry

I practice general adult psychiatry which includes depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar illness and many other problems. I am also subspecialty trained in geriatric psychiatry, which includes assessment of memory problems. I like to make sure patients understand the assessment and treatment process and encourage patient involvement and questions in that process.

General Information

Gender: Male

Practicing Since: 1997


Practices at

St Louis Park
3850 Park Nicollet Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Education & Certifications

Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2000; recertified 2010
General Psychiatry

Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-Geriatric Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry;recertified 2012

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship: Univ of MN/VA Medical Ctr -Mpls MN
Geriatric Psychiatry

Psychiatry Residency: Univ of MN, Mpls MN
General Psychiatry

Internship: Hennepin County Medical Center
Transitional Year Internship
Mpls, MN

Medical School: Univ of MN, Mpls MN

Professional Associations & Awards

American Psychiatric Association; American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry; Minnesota Psychiatric Society; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


 I am married and have a great golden doodle and a perky terrier. I enjoy long-distance running, often combining it with travel to a destination marathon.