Karen J Kelly, MS, CRNA

A certified registered nurse anesthetist, Karen J. Kelly,

MS, CRNA, provides anesthesia care to patients across a wide spectrum of

surgical cases.  A 1984 graduate of the former Trinity School of Nursing,

Karen earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University in

2006, and received her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, in 2009.  Prior to joining Trinity's

Anesthesia department she worked in the orthopedic and ICU units of Trinity

Hospital and was a flight nurse with Northstar Criticiair.  A member of

the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the North Dakota Association

of Nurse Anesthetists, Karen is certified by the National Board of

Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.  She and her

husband, Chris, a member of Trinity's Revenue Integrity staff, have four grown

children, the oldest of which is Dr. Jennifer Johnson, a member of Trinity's

Ob/Gyn team.  They also have four grandchildren.  When they're not

juggling work schedules they enjoy camping, traveling and spending time with

family. 

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiologists provide anesthesia services, pre-operative counseling and post-operative pain management.

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