Sanford Luverne

Sanford Luverne Welcomes General Surgeon Norma Walks, MD

Norma Walks, MD

Sanford Luverne is pleased to announce that Norma Walks, MD, has joined its team of health care providers. Dr. Walks, a general surgeon, began practicing at Sanford Luverne on August 1, 2011.

Dr. Walks provides general surgical services, including:
  • Screening and diagnostic scope procedures 
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Breast surgery, biopsy, and care of breast disease 
  • Cancer surgery 
  • Skin cancer removal 
  • Open abdominal surgery 
  • Laparoscopic surgery 
  • Hernia repair
Dr. Walks was born and raised in western South Dakota. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. “Dr. Walks is a wonderful addition to our Sanford team of providers,” stated Tammy Loosbrock, CEO, Sanford Luverne. “Our entire team is excited to expand our care to the Luverne and surrounding area.”

Dr. Walks recently moved to the Luverne area. When not practicing, she enjoys traveling, reading, gardening and spending time with family.

Contact Sanford Luverne Clinic about the surgical services available in Luverne at (507) 283-4476, or visit

About Sanford Luverne
Sanford Luverne, a 25-bed acute care hospital and attached clinic in Southwest Minnesota, is owned by Sanford Health, a non-profit, integrated health system headquartered in Fargo, ND and Sioux Falls, SD.

Sanford Luverne has approximately 250 employees, 210 volunteers, and is served by nine family medicine physicians, a certified nurse practitioner, general surgeon, and several visiting physician specialists.
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