Trinity Health is committed to preserving and improving the quality of health to the people we serve. Our mission is to excel at meeting the needs of the whole person through the provision of quality healthcare and health related services.
Dawn Mattern MD is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. She sees active patients and competitive athletes from all over the entire region and oversees the Trinity Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers as they serve the extended community. She received her training first at the Center for Family Medicine in Minot and then completed a fellowship at The Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center. Upon graduation, she served as the Head Team Physician for the Mens' Hockey Team at OSU. She returned to Minot in 2002, and has devoted her time to covering local sports teams, education of medical students, residents, and MSU Athletic Training students, and ensuring quality care and rehabilitation of her patients. She is also a volunteer team physician with the United States Olympic Committee and the Justin Boots Sports Medicine Team with professional rodeo. Her clinical interests include concussion and exercise as medicine.
Specialists who involved in preventing, diagnosing and treating injuries related to participating in sports and/or exercise, specifically the rotation or deformation of joints or muscles caused by engaging in such physical activities
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.
Orthopedic doctors specialize in diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system including any problems with bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.