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Landon Karren, Do Joins Altru as an Ophthalmologist

Posted OnAugust 01, 2019

Grand Forks, N.D. – Landon Karren, DO has joined Altru Health System’s comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmology practice. He provides comprehensive eye care and specializes in treating ocular diseases, such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinopathy, and macular degeneration.

“Vision is a precious gift,” Dr. Karren states, “and I feel honored to be entrusted in caring for and improving this wonderful sense.”

Dr. Karren earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine in Henderson, Nevada. He went on to complete his traditional rotating internship and ophthalmology residency at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. In his free time, Dr. Karren enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys, especially coaching and playing sports, golfing, skiing, hiking, and camping.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Karren, please call 701.780.6400.

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, multi-specialty group practice with a 277-bed acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, 45-bed 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 4,000 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