Kimberly Krohn, MD, joined our medical staff in 2016 in continuation of a 20-year career in comprehensive Family Medicine. A past president of the North Dakota Medical Association and the 2014 North Dakota Family Physician of the Year, Dr. Krohn provides primary and hospital care for people of all ages, which includes care for acute illness, chronic disease management, prenatal care and deliveries, and preventive care. Dr. Krohn was educated in dietetics at Michigan State University and in public health at the University of Minnesota. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed her Family Medicine residency at the Center for Family Medicine in Minot. Subsequently she joined the residency faculty and served as Program Director for 10 years. Dr. Krohn has three sons and is married to Minot dentist Dr. John Fishpaw.
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.