Published on February 03, 2020

Essentia Health welcomes Physician Assistant Marissa Jukka

Marissa Jukka, PA-C, Neonatology

Physician Assistant Marissa Jukka, PA-C, has joined the Neonatology Department at Essentia Health-Fargo in Fargo, ND.

“I joined Essentia Health because I wanted to be part of a health care system that has a strong relationship with its surrounding community and also implements a mission and vision that mirrors my own ethics and values,” says Jukka. “It was important for me to find a neonatal care team that prides themselves in their teamwork, family-centered care and education.”

Jukka earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Manchester, NH. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

“I enjoy the amazing teamwork between families and the medical team,” explains Jukka. “Being able to watch my patients grow, get stronger and be able to join their families at home is what I strive for each day.”

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

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