Kristin Korderas

Kristin Korderas, MD


Acute Care Surgery

Dr. Kristin Korderas is an acute care surgeon at Altru Health System. She performs emergency surgeries on adults and children. She is passionate about surgery and believes that taking time to understand her patients and what their expectations and goals are will lead to the best patient care and outcomes. She loves teaching and looks forward to continuing to work with surgical residents. Dr. Korderas is originally from Ontario, Canada, and she enjoys cooking, martial arts, aquarium keeping and wildlife preservation.


Philosophy Of Medicine

“I approach surgery with compassion and understanding. I try to think of how I would want a member of my own family treated. Caring for people in their time of greatest stress, and being able to see them recover, is the most rewarding part of being a surgeon.” 


Medical Education

St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies


Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey, General Surgery Internship


Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey, General Surgery Residency


Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship


  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • ATLS
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • FLS

Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Surgery



Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Minnie L. Presley Patient Safety Award, Cyril S. Arvanitis Memorial Award


  • Altru Hospital

    1200 S. Columbia Rd. Grand Forks, ND 58201

    Main: 701.780.5000
    Alternate: 800.732.4277