Heather Shimek FNP-C

Heather Shimek, FNP-C

  • Occupational Medicine


Altru 860 Columbia

860 S. Columbia Rd.
Grand Forks, ND, 58201

About Me

Heather Shimek, FNP-C offers occupational health and medicine services. She has experience in the fields of orthopedic and primary care medicine. Heather provides comprehensive injury prevention and management to help patients engage in their work and everyday occupations. Heather is certified in DOT and other employer-based physicals. She provides the full scope of occupational health and medicine services to serve employees and employers. She enjoys biking outdoors, playing volleyball with friends and participating in community events.

Philosophy of Medicine

"I have always wanted to help people in my community get back to the things that they enjoy. I incorporate therapy and other treatment options to accomplish this. I provide education during my visits and welcome questions. I collaborate with my patients to create a treatment plan that will be the most helpful for them."

  • Academic honors at the University of North Dakota
  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners Member (AANP)


Formal Education

University of North Dakota 
Grand Forks, ND