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Karin Lokensgard Pierce

Karin Lokensgard Pierce, MD




  • Family Medicine


Formal Education

St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, BA Secondary Education Mathematics & Religion

Medical Education

University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Medical Doctor


Univeristy of North Dakota Residency Training, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Family Medicine with Obstetrics, Altru Health System, Grand Forks, North Dakota


  • Board Certified in Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association


Karin Lokensgard Pierce, MD, is a family medicine physician at Altru Health System specializing in long term care. She manages ongoing chronic disease including diabetes, heart and kidney disease and dementia. Outside of work, Dr. Lokensgard Pierce is an active member at United Lutheran Church and plays flute in the Grand Forks City Band. She also enjoys spending time with family and caring for their four pets.

Philosophy Of Medicine

“I give my full attention and the best possible care to each and every one of my patients.”


Office Information


  • Altru Hospital
    1200 S. Columbia Rd.
    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
    • Main: 701-780-5000
    • Alternate: 800-732-4277