A certified physician assistant, Darcy Christianson, PA-C, works in coordination with other members of our pain team to provide compassionate, attentive care to patients with acute and chronic pain conditions. A Minot native, she graduated from the Trinity School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse at Trinity and St. Joseph’s hospitals in Minot. In 1996, she graduated from the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Later she earned a Master of Science in PA Studies from A.T. Still University School of Health Sciences in Mesa, AZ. Darcy has been an active PA in both Minot and Bismarck, practicing in the areas of Hematology/Oncology, Family Medicine, Orthopedics and General and Plastic Surgery.
Prior to returning to Trinity Health, she worked five years at Mayo Clinic Rochester: one year in the blood and marrow transplant unit and four years in Medical Oncology.
Darcy and her husband, Randy, have a married son and two grandchildren.
The team at Trinity's Pain Clinic can help patients with back and neck pain, cancer care or cancer care therapy related pain, cervicogenic headache and occipital neuralgia, chest wall pain, complex Regional Pain Syndrome (also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Facet syndrome, failed back surgery, Ischemic pain from peripheral vascular disease, limb pain, nerve entrapment, Peripheral neuropathy, Phantom limb/stump pain, post herpetic neuralgia (pain from shingles), Radiculopathy (Sciatica), Sacroiliac joint pain, and Spinal stenosis