Patients, physicians, family and friends often refer to Dr. Fee as a "man ahead of his time." He cared for thousands of patients throughout his career as an internist from 1948 - 1990. In 1950, Dr. Fee outlined an innovative three-point "prescription" for health based upon regular exercise, a low-fat diet and avoiding tobacco products. Today, Dr. Fee continues to be sought out for his expert medical advice. Sharing his learnings about health and wellness brings him great joy and inspires others to improve their health.
More about Dr. Fee:
- In 1950 he was one of the first clinicians in the country to establish an absolute association between cholesterol and premature vascular disease. He continues to educate the community about the importance of diet, exercise and avoiding tobacco.
- Dr. Fee is Past President of the Midway Hospital Medical Staff, where he was instrumental in developing a coronary care unit. He also served as Director of Medical Relations for HealthEast Care System.
- He is Past President of Association of Minnesota Internists, Saint Paul Society of Internal Medicine and Minnesota Heart Association. Past board member for United Way of Saint Paul, Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce, Courage Center, Catholic Services for the Elderly. Volunteer for Saint Mary’s Health Clinics.
- Dr. Fee started in private practice in St. Paul in 1949. He began his own private practice in 1961, which is now the HealthEast Midway Clinic.
- Graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1943. Also attended undergraduate studies at the "U."
- Served in the (WWII) US Army 4th Medical Laboratory in Darmstad, Germany. Chief of Pathology and Laboratories in the 121st General Hospital in Bremerhaven, Germany.
- Raised four children with wife Joan Fee.