Washburn Family Clinic
Hours:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Phone number:   701- 462-3396
Fax number:  701- 462-3422

We are located right off Highway 83 ~ 1177 Border Lane, Washburn, ND


Washburn Family Clinic is a provider based Rural Health Clinic affiliated with Community Memorial Hospital of Turtle Lake, a Critical Access Hospital.  Sue Wardner, FNP and Amy Gotvaslee, FNP (see below) see patients at the clinic as well as cover call at the hospital.

The Washburn Family Clinic offers full range Family Practice Services including care of all chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and asthma.  Immunizations, allergy shots, and well-child exams provide an assurance to parents that their children are health as well as happy!  Routine physicals of adults and children for sports, college and work as well as DOT exams can be scheduled during regular business hours.  In most cases, same day appointments are available.

WFC works in cooperation with "Women's Way", an association which offers free Well Women exams to women over 40 who are uninsured or underinsured.  

We offer complete lab and x-ray services, bone density screenings, ultrasounds, drug screening for workplace as well as occupational medicine and injury care.

Physical Therapy is provided by a licensed Therapist from Community Memorial Hospital three days a week.

Surgical consults with a consulting surgeon from Mid Dakota Clinic are on a monthly basis.

Sue_Wardner_for_webSue Wardner, FNP, a native of Turtle Lake, ND practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the Washburn Family Clinic, seeing patients on Wednesdays and Fridays. Her practice also encompasses the management of swingbed patients, long term care, acute care and emergency room coverage at Community Memorial Hospital in Turtle Lake. She obtained her nursing education in Bismarck, ND receiving a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Medcenter One College of Nursing and a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Mary. 

Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the North Dakota State Board of Nursing permits Sue to practice as a family nurse practitioner in the state of North Dakota. Sue is also certified in CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Trauma Life support (ATLS), and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) .  

Amy Gotvaslee, FNP-BC, originally from Fargo, ND is the newest addition to the community Memorial family.  Amy, a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Washburn Family Clinic in Washburn sees patients of all ages as well as provides Emergency Room coverage at Community Memorial Hospital in Turtle Lake. 

Amy believes in educating and empowering patients so they have the tools to make their own decisions regarding their health and healthcare.  Amy obtained her Bachelors degree in nursing in 2006 from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND and her Masters degree in 2009.  During this time, she worked in the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit at Sanford Health in Fargo where she was a primary clinical preceptor for new employees as well as a Clinical Instructor for North Dakota State University nursing students. 

After relocating to Bismarck Amy, who now worked as an Emergency and Trauma Nurse at Sanford Health - Bismarck, decided to expand her professional knowledge with graduate school and ultimately gained her Nurse Practitioner's degree in 2014. Amy is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a certified provider in CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC). 


 220 5th Avenue West · PO Box 280 · Turtle Lake, ND 58575 · Phone: 701-448-2331 · Fax: 701-448-2441

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