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Published on June 29, 2015

Bethany Knox, PA-C, Joins Altru Health System

Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND—Bethany Knox, PA-C, will join Altru Advanced Orthopedics. “The collaboration of the whole orthopedic team is important for the patient’s success,” says Knox. “Doctors, therapists, physician assistants and nurses work side by side provide patients with the best care possible.”

After graduating with a degree in biotechnology and a minor in chemistry, she attended medical school in Lincoln, Nebraska. During her clinic rotations, she gained valuable experiences working a variety of settings, including four rotations at Altru. During her time in Altru Advanced Orthopedics, she discovered her love for assisting in surgeries, participating in hospital rounds, working in the clinic and providing care to outreach locations. She loved seeing her patients make progress, due to the care they received.

Bethany and her husband are from Fisher, Minnesota, and have made their home in East Grand Forks. Bethany enjoys cooking, exercising and being outdoors.

About Altru Advanced Orthopedics

Altru Advanced Orthopedics is the region’s leader in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine services. Altru’s specialists help get patients back to the pain-free, active and enjoyable lifestyle they deserve as quickly as possible. As the leader in knee and hip replacement, Altru Advanced Orthopedics delivers personalized care for the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injures and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Altru Advanced Orthopedics includes total joint replacement and elective orthopedic surgeries, orthopedic trauma, hand, foot and ankle procedures, along with sports medicine services.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system, consisting of an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. The system employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $450 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.