Kristin Korderas MD

Kristin Korderas, MD

  • Acute Care Surgery


Altru Hospital

1200 S. Columbia Rd.
Grand Forks, ND, 58201

About Me

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."

  • Minnie L. Presley Patient Safety Award
  • Cyril S. Arvanitis Memorial Award
Professional Memberships
  • American Board of Surgery


Medical School

St. George’s University
Grenada, West Indies


General Surgery Internship 
Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, NJ


General Surgery Residency 
Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, NJ


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

Board Certification
  • Board certified in General Surgery 
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) 
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)