Providing you with the best providers for the best care.
Benjamin Krogh, DO
Chief of Staff
Dr. Krogh is a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his Family Practice Residency training at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO. Dr. Krogh is Board Certified in Family Practice and has practiced rural Family Medicine for many years in both Utah and North Dakota. He has a special interest in clinic care for general family practice and pediatric in particular, although he sees patients of all ages. Dr. Krogh is married with six children and enjoys spending time with his family, fly-fishing, camping, hunting, biking and skiing.
Christine was raised in Sacramento, California and relocated to Indianapolis, IN in 1990. During that time she has worked in a variety of medical practices including Pulmonology, Family Practice and Oculo-Plastic Surgery. She obtained her undergraduate education at Ivy Tech State College. After which she worked as a Registered Nurse in both the Emergency Room of a busy trauma center and Critical Care settings. She also obtained certification as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner while working in the Emergency Department to help those who had suffered abuse. She obtained her graduate education at Indiana University School of Nursing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. After completing her Masters Degree, she has worked in a variety of roles including Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care, Hospitalist Medicine and Pulmonary Transplant specialty care.
Christines husband Curtis Knudsvig had a strong family connection to North Dakota. They moved here to be closer to Curt’s family. His parents live in Grand Forks, but his mother grew up in Crosby.
Christine has two grown children and has joint custody of her two granddaughters. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with the girls, reading, and staying active.
Christine has become an important part of the community, bringing her knowledge, skills and comfort to those who need her in Crosby. She became a nurse, all those many years ago, to help others and looks forward to serving you here at St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Christine Knudsvig, FNP-C
James Hodges, PA
Jim is a Physician Associate specializing in Emergency Medicine. Jim was raised in Denver, CO where he started his Professional Fire Service career at 19 years old. He has been practicing medicine for over 35 years starting out as an EMT/Firefighter. He completed Paramedic school in 1990 and has logged more than 15,000 Emergency 911 calls for service. He finished his career as a Lieutenant/Paramedic. Jim has a real passion for helping others and took an early retirement from the Fire Service to go back to school in 2007. Jim attended classes at University of North Dakota School of Medicine. Jim graduated with honors in 2014. He has 6 adult children and 11 grandchildren. He enjoys most outdoor activities. He lives in Center, Texas.
Stanley Stevens, FNP-C
Stan is a Nurse Practitioner (NP) with many years’ experience in Health Care where he started as a Hospital Corpsman stationed with the Marines and Seabees for 8 years including combat roles. He left the military and matriculated as a CNA, LPN, RN and finally, as a Nurse Practitioner.
He worked in various roles as an LPN/LVN in Nursing homes and Psychiatric facilities, as well as an RN in multiple settings including ICU and the Emergency Department. Stan has worked as an NP in Emergency departments, Urgent Care centers, as a Hospitalist and in Internal Medicine.
Stan was born in California but has lived on farms in Ohio and Maine. He and his family currently reside in Eastern North Carolina. Stan is an avid outdoorsman and loves hiking, camping and bicycling. He also loves music and plays guitar and saxophone. He is married and has 3 children.
Luann Stromme, DNP
Brain Selland, MD
Dr. Brian Selland is Board-Certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing this specialty for over 25 years. Dr. Selland graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks, ND, where he later served as Clinical Faculty. He completed his residency training at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, where he also served as Clinical Faculty post residency. Dr. Selland has spent most of his professional career as a Family Medicine Physician in the Rugby and Dunseith, ND areas. Dr. Selland sees patients monthly at St. Luke’s Hospital and Clinic. His special interests include backpacking, cross country skiing, and hockey officiating.
Mark Peterson, MD
Dr. Peterson is a native of Grand Forks and a graduate of UND School of Medicine. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. He is Board-Certified in Family Medicine. For twelve years, he worked as a physician for the indigenous Eskimo populations surrounding Bethel and Nome, Alaska. He helped develop a GI endoscopy clinic there and practiced upper endoscope and colonoscopy in AK for over ten years. He returned to Grand Forks in 2005 to start Aurora Clinic. He is committed to providing comprehensive, independent, full-service care to patient of all ages, from newborns to geriatrics. He sees patients in Grand Forks and admits patients to Altru Hospital. Dr. Peterson is married and has five children.