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Ciara Johnson, MD Joins Altru’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Team

Posted OnSeptember 03, 2019

Grand Forks, N.D. – Ciara Johnson, MD has joined the obstetrics and gynecology team at Altru Health System. She specializes in prenatal care, labor and delivery, preconception counseling, menstrual abnormalities, preventative healthcare, and gynecologic surgery.

“Since embarking on my journey into medicine, I have felt drawn to women’s healthcare because I feel that I can connect with, and serve, women during some of their most vulnerable life experiences, pregnancy, and childbirth,” says Dr. Johnson.

Dr. Johnson earned her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She went on to complete her obstetrics and gynecology residency from Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Outside of work, Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, son, family, and friends. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and outdoor activities, such as running, rollerblading, hiking and biking.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Johnson, please call 701.780.6900.

About Altru Health System

Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a regional, integrated healthcare delivery system serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Altru is a physician-led, multispecialty group practice with an acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks and regional practice locations, and a large home care network. Altru employs over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 3,800 staff. With a focus on advanced technology, Altru deployed the first Mako® Robotic Arm system in North Dakota and enhanced Altru’s Robotics with the recent addition of the DaVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. In 2018, Altru was awarded fourth Most Wired® in the nation, a recognition for systems at the forefront of using healthcare information technology to improve the delivery of care. Altru Health System has received accreditation from the Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation, and has achieved 50 years of CARF accreditation at Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit