Nick Risbrudt, OD

West Fargo, ND

Dr. Risbrudt is a fun, approachable optometrist whose personality immediately makes patients feel right at home. A Fergus Falls native, Dr. Risbrudt loves serving patients in the same area where he grew up. Read More


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Meet Dr. Risbrudt

Dr. Risbrudt specializes in anterior segment surgical care including cataracts, corneal diseases, glaucoma, and refractive surgeries. Dr. Risbrudt has completed two externships at Pinecone Vision Center in Sartell, MN, and Cass Lake Indian Hospital in Cass Lake, MN. His experience extends to even more aspects of eye care — he also has experience as a clinician and optometric technician.

Dr. Risbrudt has volunteered in Nicaragua and Honduras, where he assisted local eye doctors and provided free eye exams.

Dr. Risbrudt is a member of the North Dakota Optometric Association.


  • Fergus Falls High School, MN
  • Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
  • Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN
  • The Eye Center Residency, Memphis, TN

Personal & Hobbies

Nick, his wife Elle, and their two daughters enjoy spending time with their daughter and extended family in Minnesota and North Dakota. In the summer, he spends his weekends at the lake, fishing, and barefoot skiing. He also enjoys golfing and hunting.

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Prioritizing Research

Dr. Risbrudt upholds the importance of research at Vance Thompson Vision by participating in numerous clinical trials.

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Dr. Risbrudt is a member of Dr. Greenwood’s team. To schedule a consultation with the Greenwood team, simply call the number below or click Contact Us, and we’ll be in touch shortly. We are honored by the opportunity to serve you.

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