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Paula Ricke, FNP

  • NPI Number: 1275916330
  • Primary Specialty: Cardiology


Paula Ricke, FNP, cares for cardiology patients and has an interest in congestive heart failure. Paula is motivated by the ability to improve patients' quality of life and by knowing that she has made a difference. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, snowmobiling, watching NFL football and college football.

Philosophy of Medicine

"I treat patients the way I would want to be treated, with respect and kindness. I approach the patients with empathy and know they come to seek care with the anticipation of feeling better and improving their quality of life, that's what I strive to do for every patient."

Locations Altru 1300 Columbia, Altru Clinic | Devils Lake
  • College
  • Bachelor of Sciences, Nursing University of North Dakota
    Grand Forks, ND
  • Master of Science in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner University of North Dakota
    Grand Forks, ND
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests: Congestive Heart Failure
90 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


4.7 out of 5 Stars

Communicates Clearly


4.9 out of 5 Stars

Time with Provider is Meaningful


4.9 out of 5 Stars

Listens Well and is Respectful


5 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.

  • 09/25/2023

    Paula Ricke has been very good to me and has made me and my wife feel at ease about my condition.

    Rating: 4.78
  • 08/07/2023

    Everything went fine.

    Rating: 4.33
  • 08/01/2023

    Everyone on my health team is to each other..listen and explain well. I am so blessed.

    Rating: 5
  • 07/27/2023

    Paula is the best!

    Rating: 5