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Kristen Carr, PA-C

Kristen Carr, PA-C


Kristen is a native of South Dakota. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD in 2004 and then her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE in 2006. Prior to joining Pinnacle Health Care, Kristen practiced in an Internal Medicine clinic in Fargo for nearly 15 years.

As a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional, Kristen specializes in preventing, treating, and reversing chronic disease. She helps patients focus on nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, avoidance of harmful substances, and building healthy relationships to stay healthy and fit.

Kristen and her husband Andy have 2 children and an Aussiedoodle named Zoe. They love to travel, golf, hike, play board games and cheer on the SDSU Jackrabbits!

Special interests

  • Lifestyle Medicine

This is defined as the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic intervention including a whole-food, plant-predominated eating pattern, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection.

  • Extensive experience in Internal Medicine

This involves providing treatment and care for adults facing a wide variety of acute and chronic health conditions.

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