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Martha Lystad, PhD,FNP-BC

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About Martha

Martha Lystad Phd, FNP-BC, is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Altru, who is also a Certified Medical Examiner for DOT physicals and an Army Reserve Nurse Corp Officer (Lieutenant Colonel). She collaborates with patients, physicians, and other healthcare professionals, striving to give each one of her patients world-class healthcare. She has shared her knowledge across many research projects and presentations, both nationally and internationally.

Professional Memberships

Rural Women and Health Status Appraisal (Master's Thesis - South Dakota State University) 1994, Weight Loss Surgery Decision Process: A Grounded Theory Study (Doctoral Dissertation - University of North Dakota) 2009

Philosophy of Medicine

"I approach my practice as an active listener and collaborate with patients, physicians and other health care professionals, trying to provide my patients with world-class healthcare one patient at a time."

Locations Altru Clinic | Greenbush
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Medical Examiner for DOT physicals
  • Army Reserve Nurse Corp Officer (Lieutenant Colonel)
114 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Overall Rating

4.9 out of 5
4.9 out of 5 Stars

Access to Timely Care


4.9 out of 5 Stars

Communicates Clearly


4.9 out of 5 Stars

Time with Provider is Meaningful


4.8 out of 5 Stars

Listens Well and is Respectful


4.9 out of 5 Stars


Reviews are collected from our patient experience survey results. Comments may be edited or omitted in some instances, for example to remove protected health information or a reference to irrelevant information. We do not alter any information that would change the meaning or sentiment of the comment.

  • 09/28/2022

    Very caring!

    Rating: 5
  • 09/28/2022

    Martha Lystad is an excellent Dr. She takes time to listen to the patient explains what she thinks is best to do. Also she will ask patient if it's okay with you to do that.

    Rating: 5
  • 09/28/2022

    I have procedures done before in big cities like New York, Miami and Orlando and did not have the kind of treatment I received today.Excellent job !!!!Gracias

    Rating: 5
  • 09/25/2022

    Martha Lystad is one of the best providers Altru has. She sincerely cares and it shows!!!! She's a definite keeper and deserves more credit for her dedication to her clients.

    Rating: 5