Emily Baertsch, C-NP
Emily is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and graduate of South Dakota State University. She has been in practice since 2020.
Emily was born and raised in Rapid City. She initially attended college at the University of Minnesota where she graduated with honors in Kinesiology and a Coaching Minor. She then went on to receive a BSN from South Dakota State University and later returned to earn her Doctor of Nursing Practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner, graduating in 2019. She spent 11 years as a RN in the acute care setting, caring for patients across the lifespan with a special focus in end-of-life care, organ donation, and hospital operations. She joined Gastroenterology in 2020 where she enjoys seeing general gastroenterology patients and subspecializes in liver disease. Her passion is to help people live their best lives using a personalized approach to medical care. Outside of the office, she spends time with her husband and 2 children enjoying life in the Black Hills. She is also active in high school gymnastics and has been a high school official since 2005.