Cheryl Rising, FNP, FAANP

Cheryl Rising is a native of Minnesota, but she has lived in North Dakota throughout her adult life. She moved to Bismarck in 2001 with her family. She has practiced in nursing since 1975, and has worked as a family nurse practitioner since 1996. At Dakota Eye Institute, Cheryl is responsible for completing patient history and physicals prior to surgery, DOT exams, and sports physicals.

For over 25 years, she has worked with long-term and assisted living residents.

Cheryl and her family enjoy skiing in Montana in the winter and traveling during the summer.

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  • Neuroscience nursing
  • Geriatric nursing


  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (Fellow)
  • American Nurses Association
  • North Dakota Nurses Association
  • North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association