Published on February 17, 2020

Essentia Health welcomes Physician Assistant Kathryn Gieske

Kathryn Gieske, Cardiology

Physician Assistant Kathryn Gieske has joined the Cardiology Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN.

“At Essentia Health I feel supported and valued in my profession,” says Gieske.

Gieske earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. She is certified as a physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants.

“I chose cardiology because I have an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and courses focusing on cardiac rehabilitation,” explains Gieske. “I have had the privilege of experiencing firsthand the teamwork and exceptional care this department provides to our patients.”

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

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