Published on December 11, 2018

Dr. Lovita Scrimshaw Joins Altru’s Emergency Medicine Team

Grand Forks, N.D. – Lovita Scrimshaw, DO has joined Altru as an emergency medicine physician. Her special practices and procedures include critical and trauma care, wound management, airway management and intubation, and more. 

Dr. Scrimshaw earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine education from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Va. She completed her residency training at Western Michigan University in emergency medicine. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, cooking and spending time with family.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a regional-owned, integrated system with a general acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, and a large home care network. It employs nearly 300 providers and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $550 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.