Dr. Tolman provides the full spectrum of Family Medicine services, from preventive care and health screenings to diagnosis and treatment of complex health conditions. He has been trained and is able to perform numerous in-office procedures such as large and small joint injections, skin biopsies, circumcisions, suturing of lacerations, toenail removal, incision and drainage of abscesses, and more.
He earned his medical degree from American University of Integrative Sciences School of Medicine, St. Maarten, Netherlands, and completed his Family Medicine residency through the University of North Dakota School of Medicine’s residency program in Minot and Williston, where he was elected Chief Resident his final year. A member of the American and North Dakota academies of family physicians, his experience includes caring for underserved and uninsured patients at Minot’s former free clinic. He’s an avid sports fan and participant. He also enjoys architecture and taking part in outdoor activities with his wife and five children. Dr. Tolman grew up in Southern Alberta in Canada but has lived the majority of his married life within the United States while he completed his schooling.
Family Medicine is a primary healthcare specialty concerned with preventing, diagnosing and treating a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages, incorporating training in Surgery, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics and Geriatric Medicine. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of family history and the surrounding community.