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.
Desiree Striha has been a member of Orthopedic Associates
since June 2010. She is board certified as an Orthopedic
Nurse Practitioner and board certified as a Family Nurse
Practitioner. A native of North Dakota, she earned her
Bachelor of Science degree as well as her Master of Science
in Nursing degree from the University of Mary in Bismarck,
North Dakota. Since coming to Orthopedic Associates, Desiree
has cared for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions in the
clinic as well as assisted orthopedic surgeons in the operating
room. Most recently, Desiree has joined the Trinity Bone
Health Clinic specializing in diagnosing and treating diseases
of the bone. Desiree is a member of the following organizations:
National Association of Orthopedic Nurses, American Nurses
Association, North Dakota Nurses Association, and the
North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association. Desiree enjoys
spending time with her family, which consists of three children
and multiple pets. She also enjoys fishing, reading, riding horses,
drawing and painting. Appointments with Desiree Striha can
be made by calling (701) 857-5500 or 1-800-433-6330.
Orthopedic doctors specialize in diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system including any problems with bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.
Surgeons dealing with the musculoskeletal system are called orthopedic surgeons. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means in order to treat musculoskeletal trauma, injuries caused by sports , degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, as well as congenital disorders.