Lovita Scrimshaw

Lovita Scrimshaw, DO

Profile

Gender:
Female

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

Education

Medical Education

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Western Michigan University, Emergency Medicine

Certifications

ACLS, ATLS, PALS, AWLS, FCCS, ADLS, ALSO

Professional Memberships

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), North Dakota Chapter of the ACEP

Honors, Awards, etc.

Medical Student of the Year 2013-2014, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Biography

Lovita Scrimshaw, DO joins Altru as an emergency medicine physician. Her special procedures include airway management and intubation, critical and trauma care, bone and joint reduction/splinting and more. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking and spending time with family.

Special Practices and Procedures

  • Critical Care and Trauma Care
  • Cardioversion, Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation 
  • Bone and Joint Reduction/Splinting
  • Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
  • Wound Management and Laceration Repair
  • Other Special Procedures: Central Venous Catheter Placement, Chest Tube Placement, Emergency Ultrasound, Lateral Canthotomy, Lumbar Puncture, Pericardiocentesis, Resuscitative Thoracotomy

Office Information

Locations

  • Altru Hospital
    1200 S. Columbia Rd.
    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
    • Main: 701-780-5000
    • Alternate: 800-732-4277