Nurse Practitioner

Katie Starns, CNP

Katie Starns is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in ENT. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in nursing from North Dakota State University in May 2002, and her Doctorate in Advanced Practice Nursing also from North Dakota States University in December 2006. She has been in practice since February 2007. She is accredited by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Katie evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages with ear, nose, and throat concerns and disorders including: chronic ear infections, hearing loss, rhinitis and allergies, sinusitis, chronic tonsillitis, swallowing disorders and vocal disorders among others.

She lives in the Brainerd Lakes Area with her family and their dog. She is most proud to be a mom to her daughter and son. Outside of being with her family and friends, she enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling. She also enjoys being active in the community serving on the Brainerd Service League and volunteering at her children’s schools.