Mark Strand

Mark Strand, DO, MS


Ear, Nose & Throat and Otolaryngology

Dr. Mark Strand specializes in Otolaryngology at Altru Professional Center. He treats patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Both he and his wife are North Dakota natives and are happy to be back in their home state. When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Strand is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and watching sports.

Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call 701.780.6301


Philosophy Of Medicine

“I approach patients with the same compassion and respect I would show my own family.  I emphasize the importance of knowing all the available treatment options and then help them decide which option is best for them.”

Special Practices and Procedures

  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery including balloon sinuplasty
  • Management of surgical management of thyroid disorders and nodules
  • Vocal Problems and vocal cord injections
  • Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation


Formal Education

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, Bachelor of Science in Biology
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pennsylvania, Master of Science in Medical Education

Medical Education

University of Pikeville- Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Kentucky


Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, Pennsylvania, Surgical Internship


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Hamot, Erie, Pennsylvania, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery


  • American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology - Otolaryn & Facial Plastic Surg, Board Certified

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • Clinical Instructor of Surgery at University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Chief Resident – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center- Hamot, Erie, PA
  • Sigma Sigma Phi- Medical School Honor Society
  • Lange Student Award, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, awarded to top two ranking medical students
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of North Dakota