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Marcin Szember, MD Joins Altru Health System

Posted OnOctober 26, 2019

Marcin Szember, MD has joined Altru as an inpatient gastroenterologist. He specializes in diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, ERCP, SpyGlass Cholangioscopy, and Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration and Biopsy.

“I am motivated by patients in need of endoscopic interventions with a goal of success in diagnosis and treatment. I strive to help others in need with respect for their autonomy. My goals focus on maximizing patient benefits from endoscopic interventions.”

Dr. Szember completed his medical degree, internal medicine residency, and gastroenterology fellowship at the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his kids and family, traveling and sports/outdoor activities.

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