Melissa Erdmann is a family nurse practitioner who provides comprehensive care for individuals and families. She has been practicing family medicine as a nurse practitioner for more than 10 years. Born and raised in Barnesville, MN, Melissa has remained a local girl. She completed her undergraduate education at University of North Dakota with a Bachelors degree of nursing in 1999 and then went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Nursing through NDSU in 2004 graduating from both schools with honors. As a RN, she worked in the NICU, pediatrics, PICU and in the OB clinic. Melissa received a State Award for Excellence from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2013, after being nominated by a graduate school instructor and colleague.
Currently practicing as a nurse practitioner, Melissa focuses on family medicine providing care from birth all through the life spectrum, including some prenatal care.
According to Melissa, “Being a nurse practitioner is the best job in the world, I love what I do and getting to know my patients. The joy of family medicine is providing care to the individual and also the extended family members and friends!”
A nurse practitioner is a provider who manages the healthcare needs of all patients. This includes well child exams, physical exams, ill or sick visits, medication consultations and medication management, laboratory results, imaging results and any other medical services. Melissa takes a proactive approach to healthcare and really listens to her patients. She is able to do referrals for any health concerns requiring a referral. According to Melissa, “a Nurse Practitioner is best described as a healthcare provider who provides comprehensive medical care with a physician’s knowledge and a nurse’s compassion.”
When Melissa is not caring for her patients, she is enjoying time with her husband and two wonderful children. In her spare time, she enjoys her children’s activities, swim meets, shopping, spending time with friends and family, photography, cooking and baking.
3274 51st Street South
Fargo, ND 58104