Published on October 01, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Gwen Thompson

Gwen Thompson, pulmonary medicine & critical care

Dr. Gwen Thompson, a pulmonologist and intensivist, has joined the Critical Care Department at Essentia Health-Fargo in Fargo, North Dakota.

“The focus on the patient and sense of community is what drew me to Essentia Health,” says Dr. Thompson.

Dr. Thompson earned a medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She completed a residency in Internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Thompson is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and pulmonary disease.

“It is a privilege to be able to help patients when they need it the most, both by treating them and by providing emotional support to them and their families,” explains Dr. Thompson

To see Dr. Thompson’s full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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