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Kirsten Helseth, FNP-C

A member of our General Surgery team, Kirsten Helseth, FNP-C, is a board-certified nurse practitioner, dedicated to working with surgeons and other members of the care team to provide optimum care to surgical patients. A Sherwood native and longtime Minot resident, Kirsten received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University and her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practice from the University of Cincinnati. Her RN experience includes seven years working as a nurse in Trinity Health’s OR. During the pandemic, when surgical volumes declined, she provided care to COVID-19 patients. A member of the national organization American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Kirsten’s leisure time interests include boating, fishing, camping and downhill skiing, and spending time with her family, friends and two energetic dogs.

General Surgery

Trinity Health's general surgery team specializes in the management of a wide range of conditions affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, breast, skin, and endocrine systems. We are proud to offer management options for gallbladder disease, hernia repair, appendicitis, thyroid disorders, breast tumors, bowel obstruction, colon surgery, skin cancer, and more. Our surgeons offer minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgical options for many conditions, as well as endoscopic services such as EGD/colonoscopy. They're also certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, supporting Trinity’s role as a regional leader in trauma care as a Level 2 Trauma Center. Our surgeons also work in collaboration with the Trinity Health CancerCare Center to provide surgical options for patients with breast, colon, skin and other cancers.

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