Dr. Longfors is a board-certified general surgeon, dedicated to providing advanced, high-quality surgical care to patients of all ages. Her experience covers a broad range of minimally invasive and traditional surgical techniques, including laparoscopic procedures and Trinity Health’s da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system. Areas of specialty include surgeries of the breast, colon, gallbladder, appendix, hernia, and gastrointestinal system. Born and reared in Minnesota, Dr. Longfors graduated with high honors from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed her general surgery residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. She practiced general surgery at hospitals in Arizona, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Prior to joining Trinity Health, Dr. Longfors provided general surgery services at CentraCare Health in St. Cloud, MN. In addition to being recognized for academic achievement, Dr. Longfors has been an advocate for improving patient access to surgical care, serving international medical missions in Kenya and other short-term trips in Africa. A member of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Longfors enjoys travel, hiking, biking, and spending time with family and friends.
Jewel L. Sandy, MD
A member of our eye care team at Trinity Regional Eyecare – Western Dakota, Jewel Sandy, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist, board-certified, fellowship trained Oculoplastics Specialist., Orbital, Reconstructive Surgery. She provides high-quality medical and surgical care to patients for the full range of eye conditions and is specially trained to perform reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, eye socket and face. Dr. Sandy earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California and completed her ophthalmology residency at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital at the University of Alabama Birmingham. In addition to her residency, she spent an additional two years of advanced fellowship training at Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma and Allegheny Ophthalmic & Orbital Associates, PC, in Pittsburgh, focused on Global Eye Care and Orbital/Ophthalmic Plastic surgery respectively. Prior to joining Trinity Health, she was Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine Ophthalmology Department. In addition to being recognized for her academic achievement, Dr. Sandy has been an advocate for improving patient access to quality eye care, pioneering domestic and international medical missions and outreach. A member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Medical Association, Dr. Sandy enjoys hiking, reading, and international cuisine.
Robert Guttormson, MD
Robert Guttormson, MD, MHA, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. With a special interest in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery, Dr. Guttormson is dedicated to providing excellent surgical care to patients, with innovative approaches that involve less pain, less blood loss, and quicker recovery. A Minot native, he earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed his general surgery residency in Saginaw, Michigan, at an affiliate campus of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Following residency, he practiced at Altru Health System in Grand Forks for over nine years and served as Assistant Professor of Surgery for the UND Surgical Residency. His volunteer service includes medical missions work in Niger, Africa. His wife and their four children enjoy outdoor activities and travel. He also has an interest in photography. He is looking forward to helping serve his home community as a member of Trinity’s Surgical Associates Group.
Dustin Evans, MD
A member of our General Surgery team, Dustin Evans, MD, provides safe and effective surgical care to patients, with advanced treatment options and minimally invasive techniques for a wide range of surgical procedures. He is originally from Colorado and grew up on a dairy farm in Northeast Colorado. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He remained at UC for his general surgery internship, and completed his general surgery residency training at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Evans’ experience is broad and includes things from working at a gold mine to volunteering as an EMT with Highland Rescue Team Ambulance Service in Golden, CO. In his spare time, he enjoys shooting sports, 4-wheeling, and spending time with his wife and four children.
Darren Hill, MD
Darren Hill, MD, is an ophthalmologist and a member of our team of specialists at Trinity Regional Eyecare Minot Center. Dr. Hill provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care including cataract removal, laser and injection treatment for retinal pathology, laser and surgical glaucoma management, refractive surgery including LASIK and PRK, as well as surgical correction of strabismus and eyelid malposition. He graduated from Brigham Young University with academic honors, earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Penn State University College of Medicine, and completed his surgical internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Throughout his medical career, Dr. Hill has been recognized for academic achievement, his research endeavors including peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, and textbook publications, as well as for his strong commitment to volunteer service. A member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, he has participated in international and domestic missions providing vision care to disadvantaged patients. He spends his free time with his wife and five children.
Alicia Crosby, FNP-C
A member of our General Surgery team, Alicia Crosby, FNP-C, is a board-certified nurse practitioner trained to provide a wide range of services to patients undergoing surgical procedures, including patient assessment, follow-up care, and education to surgical patients. A Minot native, Alicia received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University and her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner training from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Her RN experience includes over five years of experience as a critical care nurse in Trinity Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Darrell Williams, MD
Dr. Darrell Williams established excellence in eye care for the people of this region when, in 1984 he started the Williams Medical Eye Center. Today, this practice has grown to include comprehensive medical and surgical eyecare services through Trinity Regional Eyecare – Minot Center. Dr. Williams has gained widespread recognition for his expertise in cataract care and vision correction with refractive procedures. Dr. Williams received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and went on to complete a four year residency program in ophthalmology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the American Medical Association, and the Society to Prevent Blindness.
Chad Wolsky, MD
Minot native Chad Wolsky, MD, is board certified in the specialty of Ophthalmology. He provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care including cataract removal and intraocular lens implantation, laser surgical treatment for diabetic eye and glaucoma, surgical correction of pediatric and adult strabismus, laser and incisional eyelid surgery, and injections for botox and Restylane. A graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, he received his Ophthalmology training at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington. Dr. Wolsky is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Medical Association.
Mark Raymond, MD
Dr. Mark Raymond attended Virginia Tech in Blacksbug, Virginia where he obtained his Bachelors Degree in 1983. He received his Medical Degree in 1987 from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Raymond completed his Internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia and his Ophthalmology Residency at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1993 he joined the Eastern Shore Eye Center in Exmore, Virginia. Prior to joining Trinity Regional Eyecare, Dr. Raymond was in private practice on the Eastern Shore” in Virginia.
A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Raymond moved to Willistion in June 2007 with his wife Lynne, and two children. Hobbies enjoyed by Dr. Raymond include outdoor activities such as gardening, fishing and camping.
Ira Paul Michaelson, MD
Ira Paul Michaelson, MD, is a board certified gastroenterologist with extensive experience caring for people with digestive disorders and other conditions affecting the G.I. tract. A lifelong Boston-area resident, Dr. Michaelson graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and earned his medical degree from the University of Florence in Italy. He completed his internship and the first year of his Internal Medicine residency at Carney Hospital in Boston. His second and third years of residency were completed respectively at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Boston. He practiced briefly as an emergency physician before pursuing a two-year fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester. He then began a 35-year association with Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, MA, where he provided gastroenterology and advanced endoscopic care to G.I. patients throughout the Medford area. A member of the American College of Gastroenterology, Dr. Michaelson is dual boarded in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, with clinical interests in Plant Based Medicine and cancer prevention following the work of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic. An avid cross-country skier, he and his wife, Shari, have four children and six grandchildren.