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Heidi Jess, MD

  • NPI Number: 1144488198
  • Primary Specialty: Pathology


Heidi Jess, MD, is a pathologist at Altru Health System. Outside of work, she enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, kayaking and snowboarding, arts and craft projects, including drawing, painting, sewing and refinishing furniture, and spending time with her husband, twin boys, dogs, family and friends.

Professional Memberships

College of American Pathologists

Philosophy of Medicine

"I strive to make an impact on my patient's health and the community by providing accurate and timely diagnoses to ease my patient's anxiety, by working in collaboration with clinicians to provide a better understanding of disease processes, help guide therapeutic decisions and in cancer screening, and by continuously learning as the complexity of pathology grows."

Locations Altru Hospital
  • Medical School
  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Grand Forks, ND
  • Residency
  • Anatomical and Clinical Pathology Residency University of California Davis Medical Center
    Sacramento, CA
  • Fellowship
  • Cytopathology Fellowship University of California Davis Medical Center
    Sacramento, CA
  • Board Certification
  • AP/CP/Cytopathology
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Cytopathology