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Ruth Green, PA-C Joins Altru Health System

Posted OnAugust 04, 2019

Grand Forks, N.D. – Ruth Green, PA-C has joined the family medicine team at Altru Professional Center. Ruth specializes in diabetes management, hypertension, skin and nail diseases, asthma, and arthritis.

“I approach patients with heartfelt empathy and an open mind,” Ruth explains. “I treat each patient with the same kindness and respect that I feel for my loved ones. I believe that through a trusting relationship and good communication, I can positively impact a patient’s health by giving them the tools they need to become their own advocate for maintaining a healthful life.”

Ruth earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She went on to complete the Physician Assistant Studies program at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Outside of work, she enjoys crossword puzzles, aerobics, gardening, and spending time with her beloved grandchildren and Chihuahua.

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