As a nurse practitioner in the Gastroenterology Department, Kelly Dickinson, FNP-C, works closely with Trinity’s GI specialists and other clinicians to provide comprehensive care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders. Originally from Texas, she moved to Minot when she was 16 and attended Minot High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Minot State University and began her nursing career at Trinity Hospital, caring for patients in the med/surg, ICU, and GI/Same Day Surgery units. Her Master of Science/Family Nurse Practitioner degree was completed at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. A member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing and the North Dakota Nurse Practitioners Association, Kelly enjoys running, volunteering at her church and going to the lake with her husband and three children.
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied, this includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, biliary system, gallbladder, pancreas and liver.