Lori M. Richards, APRN, FNP-C

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care Philosophy

To care for people with disease of the chest with empathy, quality, and leading-edge surgery.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Conditions of the Foregut
  • Conditions Requiring Consultation
  • Disease Prevention
  • Education on Health Promotion
  • Follow-Up Care Post-Surgery
  • New Patient Consultations
  • Pre- and Post-Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
  • Thoracic Diseases

Education, Training and Certifications

Other Education

  • Simmons College, Boston, MA

Skill Certifications

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • ACLS

Recognition and Leadership


  • Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau


  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Theta-At-Large Chapter
  • Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified member of the American Academy of Sports Medicine (health and fitness instruction)