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Dr. Raghib is a native of Minot, ND. He completed medical school at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2000 and his pediatric residency training at the University of Nebraska-Creighton University Joint Pediatric Residency Program in 2003. He has been in Fargo practicing general pediatrics since then. In 2006, Dr. Raghib made an exciting and challenging decision to open an independent pediatric clinic, provider owned and operated and not associated with a hospital. It has been the most satisfying professional decision he has made.
Dr. Raghib’s faith is the central aspect of his life and he stays involved and active with his church and religion. He also loves fitness. Most days you are likely to see him at a local fitness facility.
Dr. Raghib believes taking care of oneself spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically is very important. We all have very unique and wonderful gifts we are blessed with and he feels very grateful to be able to share his with others.
Abigail is from Florida. She moved to ND for college and worked as an environmental engineer prior to beginning her healthcare career. As a nurse she cared for hospitalized patients on the pediatrics floor as well as in the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU), pediatric cardiovascular ICU, and neonatal ICU. At Vanderbilt University she received her Master’s degree as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) and received her Pediatric Acute Care and Pediatric Primary Care Certificates
She has worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Children’s Minnesota in Minneapolis and St. Paul. She remains faculty at NDSU teaching undergraduate nursing students and nurse practitioner students. She also volunteers with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
When not in the clinic or hospital, Abigail travels around the world providing much needed medical care in remote communities and rural hospitals. She’s served children and adults in Belize, Guatemala, Brazil, Haiti, Kenya, and Malawi.
Julie is a native of Fargo, ND. She received her bachelor’s in nursing from Concordia College. She continued her education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and received a master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner. While in Michigan completing her education, she worked in a pediatric emergency center. Prior to joining Pinnacle Pediatric Clinic, Julie worked in a family practice setting in Fargo. She provided care for patients of all ages but found a passion caring for children and young adults. In addition to her work at Pinnacle Pediatric Clinic, Julie is also faculty at NDSU teaching in both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs as well as attending NDSU as a student herself working on her PhD.
Julie and her husband Evan have 2 children, Kenlee and Joseph. They also have a French bulldog name Zeus. She loves spending time with her children and husband, going to the lake, traveling, golfing, and going to sporting events.
Leanne is from Fargo, ND. She joined Pinnacle Pediatric Clinic in the fall of 2019. Leanne worked as an LPN for 9 years prior to obtaining her RN degree from MSCTC-Detroit Lakes. What she likes best about working in pediatrics is connecting with the children and their families.
Leanne is married to Kevin and together they have two boys, Brayden and Owen. Outside of work Leanne is active in her church and her boys’ activities such as hockey and baseball. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and drinking coffee (especially a Caramel High Rise from Caribou). Leanne is excited to meet you and your child(ren) and have your family become part of the family at Pinnacle Pediatric Clinic.
Colleen Marquart is the Office Manager for Pinnacle Pediatric Clinic. She brings over 40 years of administrative experience to the clinic. She oversees the insurance and billing policies of the practice. Colleen is a lifelong resident of the Red River Valley area and enjoys spending time at the lakes with her husband, Paul, and their family. Colleen’s hobbies include traveling and reading.