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Published on October 21, 2013

Dr. Charles Wood Joins Altru Health System

Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND – Altru welcomes Charles Wood, MD, to our neurosurgery team. Dr. Wood began his education at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia where he received a degree in chemistry. He continued his education at Emory University School of Medicine, earning a degree in medicine.  Dr. Wood completed a neurosurgical residency, as well as neurotrauma and pediatric neurosurgery fellowships at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.  Prior to joining Altru, Dr. Wood was employed with HCA/Southern Kentucky Neurosurgical Associates in Bowling Green where he was the director of the Neuroscience Center.  He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

About Altru’s Neurology

Altru's neurology team focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the body's nervous systems. Care may include stroke, nerve trauma, severe headaches, degenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s, autoimmune disease such as multiple sclerosis, infections of the nervous system and more. Our team of board certified physicians and a nurse practitioner work along with support staff to provide care.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network and a congregate living facility. It employs nearly 200 physicians and 3,800 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $400 million.