Rhonda Groebner, CNP

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Professional Highlights

  • Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner, Minneapolis VA Medical Center Minneapolis, MN (August 2017 to Present)
  • Independent Nurse Practitioner, Twin Cities Pain Clinic Woodbury, MN (October 2016 to July 2017)
  • Independent NP Practice MedExpress, Med Express corporate clinic (August 2016 to October 2016)
  • Lead Nurse Practitioner for C.O.R.E. CHF, University of Minnesota Physicians at the University of Minnesota (August 2011 to 2015)
  • Extensive program development of CHF complex disease management programs at Minneapolis Heart Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioner, Minneapolis VA Medical Center (2008 to 2011)
  • Nurse Practitioner, Minneapolis Cardiology Associates/Abbott Northwestern Hospital (2000 to 2008)
  • Registered Nurse Clinician/Staff RN Minneapolis Cardiology Associates/Abbott Northwestern Hospital (1994 to 2000)


Areas of focus

  • General Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Surgery


About Rhonda

Having worked as a Nurse Practitioner for 18 years, Rhonda boasts of a diverse and well-rounded background that has given her invaluable insights into a large number of areas of practice including Cardiology, Acute Care, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine Operating room, and bedside RN experience. She is particularly adept at working with patients suffering from Cardiovascular issues, CHF and the rare disease of Pulmonary Hypertension.

Rhonda has co-authored research articles in various medical journals and has participated in multiple speaking engagements in various areas of healthcare and practice. Most notably, College of St. Catherine’s featured her as a guest lecturer for the Nurse Practitioner program. Moreover, Rhonda has developed specialty programs and leadership roles at two Minneapolis area Hospital systems. Add to that Rhonda’s impressive intercommunication skills and her ability to work with a number of disciples in a number of arenas, and she has all the makings of a fully efficient and independent nurse practitioner.

She likes to unwind by playing a bit of golf and catching up with her reading. Apart from her work, she derives utmost happiness and satisfaction from spending time with her daughter and watching her grow.


License and Certification

  • Certification University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Nursing Licenses CNP
  • Certifications BLS for Healthcare Providers (May 2017)



  • University of Minnesota Advanced Heart Failure program, Minneapolis, MN (2012)
  • Guest speaker College of St. Catherine’s, Saint Paul, MN (October 2007 to October 2010)
  • Masters of Science in Nursing University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI (2000)
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing Mankato State University, Mankato, MN (1993)