Katie Starns, CNP, is a certified Advanced Nurse Practitioner specializing in Otolaryngology and ENT at Advanced Specialty Associates, a private practice in St. Paul and Baxter, Minnesota. Katie cares for patients at the ASA Baxter office.
In May 2002, Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, North Dakota. In December 2006, Katie obtained her Doctorate in Advanced Practice Nursing (DNP) from NDSU.
She has over fifteen years of experience, has been in practice since February of 2007, and is accredited by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Katie evaluates, diagnoses, and treats patients of all ages with ear, nose, and throat (ENT) concerns and disorders, including chronic ear infections, hearing loss, rhinitis and allergies, sinusitis, tonsillitis, swallowing disorders, and vocal disorders, among others.
Katie 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. Besides being with her family and friends, Katie enjoys reading, biking, and traveling. She also enjoys being active in the community serving on the Brainerd Service League and volunteering at her children’s schools.