A member of our primary care team at Trinity Community Clinic – Kenmare, Dan Saxon, FNP-C, is a board-certified nurse practitioner with extensive experience caring for people with a wide range of health conditions. He brings a depth of experience, having practiced in multiple health systems around the country as both a permanent and traveling nurse. Originally from Alabama, Dan received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kaplan University in Iowa. He practiced in emergency and critical care settings in numerous states, including Texas, Nebraska, Missouri, New Hampshire, South Dakota, and North Dakota, where he worked briefly for Trinity Health. He earned his Master of Science in Family Nurse Practice through Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, Ill., which included a 10-month clinical rotation at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls. His experience includes service in the U.S. Navy Reserve as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom supporting the 3/23 Marines, 4th Marine Division. A member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Dan enjoys outdoor exercise and reading.
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.