Published on May 16, 2019

W. Asher Wolf, MD Joins Altru Health System

Grand Forks, N.D. – W. Asher Wolf, MD has joined Altru as a specialist in gastroenterology. Dr. Wolf specializes in removal of large polyps, treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, strictures of the digestive tract and bile duct diseases, and more.   

“I take pride in connecting with patients to understand their health problems and create a course together for successful treatment,” Dr. Wolf says. “I love every part of my job including talking with my patients, performing evaluations and communicating with other professionals to optimize care.” 

Dr. Wolf earned his medical education from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where he also completed his residency. In his free time, Dr. Wolf enjoys spending time with his three children, hike, fish and training for his first triathlon. 

About Altru Health System 

Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a regional, integrated healthcare delivery system serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Altru is a physician-led, multi-specialty group practice with a 277 bed acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, 45 bed specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks and regional practice locations, and a large home care network. Altru employs over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 4,000 staff. With a focus on advanced technology, Altru deployed the first Mako® Robotic Arm system in North Dakota and enhanced Altru’s Robotics with the recent addition of the DaVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. In 2018, Altru was awarded fourth Most Wired® in the nation, a recognition for systems at the forefront of using healthcare information technology to improve the delivery of care. Altru Health System has received accreditation from the Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation and has achieved 50 years of CARF accreditation at Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit altru.org.