Kelsie Byrd, DNP, APRN, CNP

Hennepin Health Access, Internal Medicine

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I am committed to empowering and equipping patients to becoming active partners in their healthcare experiences. My goal is for each patient to feel like a respected and valued partner in their healthcare decisions. I believe every patient has a unique story to share and I make every effort to provide individualized and culturally sensitive care. My hopes are to bridge the gap of health disparities within our Hennepin County community.”

Clinical Expertise

Kelsie is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in primary care for adults with a special interest in underserved populations. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bethel University and started working at Hennepin Healthcare as an inpatient RN, specializing in cardiac care. She continued her education and earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Winona State University.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Minnesota APRN coalition
  • Sigma Theta Tau International


  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing


“I am most joyful when spending time with family and friends over a hot cup of coffee or a good football game. I enjoy finding new local foods, traveling, and attending our Minneapolis church.”