Published on July 01, 2016

Dr. Johanna Wenninger, MD Joins Altru’s Critical Care Team

Grand Forks, N.D – Johanna Wenninger, MD, joins the critical care team at Altru Health System. She is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in Sepsis, Shock and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. “I believe that having effective communication and fostering mutual collaboration and trust are essential to quality care.”  

Dr. Wenninger earned her medical degree from Universidad Nacional de Asuncion, Paraguay. She completed her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, and her Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey.  

Outside of work, Dr. Wenninger enjoys performing arts, playing sports such as tennis, soccer and volleyball, and spending time with her family and friends. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish, Portuguese and basic German.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff, and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $524 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.