Jason Kallestad

Jason Kallestad, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine
I take pride in improving quality of life for patients with serious illnesses.


North Memorial Home and Community Offices

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Approach To Care

Dr. Kallestad listens carefully to his patients’ concerns, addresses distressing symptoms to improve quality of life, and partners with them to help navigate decisions about their medical care.



  • Bachelor of Science from University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Medical degree from University of Minnesota


  • Family Medicine residency at University of Minnesota (Methodist Hospital site)
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine fellowship at University of Minnesota


  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Board Certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine


When Dr. Kallestad is not working, he enjoys managing a small hobby farm with his wife and two children. He also enjoys spending time in nature camping, fishing, hiking, and SCUBA diving. He exercises daily and loves reading spy novels.

Accepted Insurance

All North Memorial Health providers accept the following insurance carriers. Because health insurance plan payments vary and benefit levels are unique to each plan, you may confirm out of pocket cost with your insurance carrier by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Preferred One
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthcare