Joan Driscoll provides the daily support for the complex surgical program in Kalispell. She earned her undergraduate nursing degree here in Montana and worked as a nurse for years in the Flathead Valley. She then went on to earn her master's as an acute care nurse practitioner, graduating with honors from Georgetown University. She returned to Montana and worked as a hospitalist nurse practitioner before joining the surgical oncology team in 2013. She cares for patients in both the hospital and the clinic and enjoys the close bonds she forms with patients and their families. Joan has served on a number of national professional boards including the board of directors for the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and as the state delegate to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has served as a clinical advisor to patient education companies, device manufacturers, and nursing exam and certification organizations. Joan is also active in local nonprofits and has served on the Flathead City-County Board of Health, the local community health clinic board of directors and the board of a local cancer support organization. Joan sees her volunteer work as not only a responsibility but an honor. A Flathead Valley native, Joan enjoys Montana’s outdoors with her husband, Jim, and their extended family.
Kalispell Regional Healthcare Surgical Specialists
1333 Surgical Services Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
p: (406) 751-5392