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Published on February 25, 2013

Dr. Mark Larkins Joins Altru Health System

Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND – Mark Larkins, MD, joins Altru’s neurosurgery team.  Dr. Larkins attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, as well as a master’s degree in political science. He continued his education at CaseWestern ReserveUniversity, earning his medical degree. Dr. Larkins completed a residency in neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic, and a fellowship in microneurosurgery, focused on cranial nerve surgery at the skull base, at PresbyterianUniversityHospital in Pittsburgh, Penn.  Dr. Larkins has practiced neurosurgery for over 21 years, most recently he had a private neurosurgery practice in St. Paul, Minn. Dr. Larkins is a fellow of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the AmericanCollege of Surgeons. He is also a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Dr. Larkin’s specific interests are adult general neurosurgery, neurotrauma, cervical spine surgery, neurooncology and skull base surgery.

About Altru’s Neurosurgery

A neurosurgeon is responsible for the correction of disorders of the body's nervous system through surgery. Altru's neurosurgeon is board certified with many years of experience. He performs surgical procedures on delicate parts of the body including the brain, spine and individual nerves. Working closely with Altru's neurologists, our team provides the best care possible to individuals affected by nerve disorders and diseases.

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.