Published on January 10, 2019

Essentia Health Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Kirstin Drake

Kirstin Drake, nurse practitioner

Nurse Practitioner Kirstin Drake has joined the Internal Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth, Minnesota.

“I chose this position at Essentia Health as I felt the values and missions aligned well with my own,” says Drake. “This department offers expansive opportunities for learning while fostering a positive working environment, and I knew it would be a good fit for me.”

Drake earned a doctorate degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

“Internal Medicine appeals to me because there is always such a wide variety within the day and I really enjoy the complexity of cases,” explains Drake. “Most of all, I love being able to become familiar with patients and build a relationship of mutual trust so that I can be someone that they can rely on.”
To schedule an appointment with Drake, call (218) 786-3337. To see her full profile, visit and click on “Find a Doctor or Provider.”

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