Daniel Rustvang

Daniel Rustvang, RN, MSN, APRN, CWS


Chronic Wound

Dan Rustvang is a Chronic Wound Specialist at Altru’s Main Clinic. As an advanced practice registered nurse, and retired Air Force nurse of 23 years, he finds joy in taking care of patients and being a part of a team approach to assist chronic wound patients. His motivation to care for others is rooted in his upbringing with a mother who was a nurse. Dan, together with his wife Pam, is proud to have raised a family of five children. He enjoys hunting, fishing, networking with his colleagues and is a member of Holy Family Church and the Kiwanis Club of Grand Forks.

Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call 701.780.6400


Philosophy Of Medicine

“When you put the patient in the center of your focus, good things happen.”

Special Practices and Procedures

  • Assessment of non-healing wounds greater than 30 days
  • Various forms of debridement
  • Total contact casting
  • Ulcer care with all forms of compression
  • Pressure ulcer assessment and treatment


Medical Education

St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, Master of Science in Nursing
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Family Nurse Practitioner


  • Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (ANCC) May 2000
  • Certified Wound Specialist (2001)

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • President of the Board of Nursing – Two year term
  • North Dakota Board of Nursing – 8 years
  • Clinical Instructor – University of North Dakota School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Retired Air Force Nurse (Society of Air Force Nurses)
  • Association For the Advancement of Wound Care

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • North Dakota Nurse Practitioner of the Year - 2007


  • Altru 1300 Columbia

    (formerly Altru Rehabilitation Center) 1300 S. Columbia Rd. Grand Forks, ND 58201

    Main: 701.780.5000