Wayne Martinsen, MD, MSW

Dr. Wayne Martinsen

Wayne Martinsen, MD, MSW
Medical Director, Psychiatrist

I enjoy working with a wide range of ages and diagnoses. My practice is largely focused on complex clients with multiple health challenges. I diagnose psychiatric and behavioral health conditions, make recommendations for treatment, and prescribe/manage medications for clients of all ages. Much of my work focuses on maximizing health, treating illness, and promoting healthy longevity through lifestyle medicine.


Education, training, and time at DFS:

I received my medical degree and completed my residency at the University of North Dakota. I also have a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Nebraska, Omaha.


Some of the specialties I practice in:



Aside from being a therapist, I am a…

- father
- grandfather
- husband
- collector of art from regional artists
- person who practices meditation, exercise, and adheres to a primarily plant-based diet
- lifelong learner
- convertible owner

Dr. Wayne Martinsen diagnoses psychiatric and behavioral health conditions, makes treatment recommendations and provides medication management for clients of all ages. He is also the Clinical Clerkship Director for the University of North Dakota Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. Dr. Martinsen received his doctorate degree from the University of North Dakota.

Dr. Martinsen provides telehealth and in-person services in our Minot and Fargo locations. Call 1-800-201-6495 to make an appointment.


6301 19th Ave. N.W.
Minot, ND 58103

1227 N. 35th St.
Bismarck, ND 58501

7151 15th St. S.
Fargo, ND 58104


Love it there! Everyone is so friendly and helpful! I don’t feel like I’m getting judged every time I go there. I feel very welcomed!

Client, Dakota Family Services

"Excellent care has been provided for me. I can't think of anything that needs improvement."

Client, Dakota Family Services