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ACMC Physicians & Advanced Practice Providers

Amy J. Buffington, RN, CNP

ACMC-Willmar

Internal Medicine

(320) 231-5000
(888) 225-6580 (Toll-free)

Education & Training

Undergraduate: Nursing, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
Graduate School: Family Nurse Practitioner, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

Certifications & Licensure

Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of Minnesota
Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certified DOT Medical Examiner on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

Scope of Practice

Internal Medicine providers are trained in treating adult patients aged 18 and above for common illnesses, preventive care, and chronic or multiple diagnostic problems. These include the treatment and management of:

  • Cardiac disease
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Digestive diseases
  • Cancer
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Kidney disease
  • Women's health (not obstetrics)
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health

Internists also coordinate and manage patient care with other specialists.