Vibra Hospital of Fargo

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Vibra Hospital of Fargo

Vibra Hospital of Fargo
Vibra Hospital of Fargo Testing
5225 23rd Avenue South
7th Floor

Fargo, ND 58104 (701) 203-9771
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Long Term Acute Medical Rehabilitation

An average length of stay in a traditional hospital is about five days. This is fine for treating patient needs in the short term, but patients dealing with chronic conditions or serious injuries require longer periods of acute care. Vibra Hospital of Fargo is a long term acute care facility designed to meet the needs of patients who need more involved medical services. We offer a range of treatments and rehabilitation programs that can help patients live a higher quality of life and regain their independence.

Our care strategy involves a personal touch. We take the time to get to know our patients and their families so we can learn more about the challenges they’ve been facing and how we can help them overcome them.


Elevating Patient Care.

We determine the best extended care option for our patients.

Our team is well-versed in the latest techniques in long term care.

We are determined to raise the standard of patient care.

Our facilities are constantly pursuing a higher level of service excellence.

We are always seeking strategic opportunities for growth within the industry.

Our Mission & Principles.

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Customized Treatment Programs

Our services include everything from Dialysis to complex wound care. While we have a general overview for what each program involves, the specifics of treatment will vary depending on the patient’s condition and health goals. We want to help our patients live life to the fullest. To do that, we need to learn how their condition has impacted their life and determine what can be realistically accomplished through treatment. After our evaluation, we help patients work towards their ultimate goals by creating short term accomplishments that keeps ups the patient’s motivation. Our end goal for treatment is to help our patients achieve a level of comfort and independence beyond what they thought was possible.

Celebrating Our Patients' Success.

Read some of our patients' stories of their experience with the Vibra Healthcare team.

  • Jamie B.

    Jamie B.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    James "Jamie" Bumbalo expected his surgical procedure to be routine. Spend a few days in the hospital and then return home to resume his life as a teacher in a small North Dakota community. Unfortunately, that's not how Jamie's story goes. A frightening complication nearly took Jamie's life. Six days after surgery, Jamie went into respiratory failure. His heart stopped beating and he needed to be resuscitated. Jamie's sister, daughter, and son sat at his beside for nine days while doctors ... Read More

  • Todd R.

    Todd R.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Life was good for Todd Reidman. He worked as a college professor and owned an auto repair business. Todd was completely healthy, living independently at home with his wife. Then, Todd contracted COVID-19. The virus hit Todd hard, causing him to need a ventilator to breathe . Other complications ensued, including seizures, an acute kidney injury, and cardiac arrest. As a result of the kidney injury, Todd was placed on dialysis. Todd transferred to Vibra Hospital of Fargo with major ... Read More

  • Ruth L.

    Ruth L.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    As a pancreatic cancer survivor, Ruth Lorshbough has experienced ups-and-downs. The "rollercoaster ride" that was her latest hospitalization proved no exception. Ruth underwent a Whipple procedure to address a bowel obstruction. This led her to Vibra Hospital of Fargo . Multiple infections and Ruth's history of pancreatic cancer complicated her recovery. Ruth could only stand for ten seconds with the assistance of two people and couldn't perform self-care activities. She was deconditioned ... Read More

  • Dawn L.

    Dawn L.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Dawn Lemieux came to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after an aspiration event led to cardiac arrest and respiratory failure. When Dawn arrived at Vibra, she required a ventilator to breathe and could not eat. Without assistance, Dawn could not move in bed nor stand or perform self-care activities. With the help of Vibra's interdisciplinary care team, Dawn made great progress in her recovery. The staff helped Dawn work through her anxiety of participating in therapy. Soon, she wanted from the ... Read More

  • Rich S.

    Rich S.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    To say Richard Sundberg's trip to New Mexico didn't go as planned would be an understatement. While there, he began to experience shortness of breath. Rich went to a local emergency room and was placed on a ventilator. Doctors performed tests to determine the cause. Rich tested positive for human metapneumovirus (hMPV) and legionella. He also developed acute renal failure during his stay. Once Rich had stabilized enough to leave New Mexico, he admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo . Rich ... Read More

  • Marylynn R.

    Marylynn R.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Imagine that you can see, hear, understand, and comprehend everything around you. But every time you try to speak, laugh, joke, cry, or scream, you can't. Not because you don't know how to do it, but because your body has failed you. That was the reality for Marilynn when she arrived at Vibra Hospital of Fargo. Marilynn arrived at Vibra with a condition called Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome. Better known as "locked-in syndrome", this condition blocks the brain's communication with the ... Read More

  • John D.

    John D.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Can you imagine the struggle and fear of having experienced a life-altering illness or event? The unknown, the speculation of possible outcomes, the fear of not recovering would be overwhelming. What if you had no concept of what was happening to you? That is what happened to John. It was a normal day when John collapsed with a torn aorta. He received life-saving medical interventions and was rushed to the hospital. John underwent invasive procedures to resuscitate him and save his life, ... Read More

  • Carol N.

    Carol N.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Carol admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after a few weeks in the acute care hospital. Carol had recently undergone abdominal surgery, but experienced complications. Carol was in need of wound care, TPN, and antibiotic therapy due to sepsis. She also needed physical therapy, as she had become debilitated due to her extended stay. During about a month at Vibra, Carol made great progress. She discharged having transitioned to a regular diet, her wounds healed, and having regained strength ... Read More

  • Ellen O.

    Ellen O.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    It's been a long time since Shirleen "Ellen" Olson has been home. For about five months, Ellen has been hospitalized, including over 20 days in a local ICU. Several GI procedures, followed by respiratory failure, left Ellen very weak and ill. This led Ellen to Vibra Hospital of Fargo. When Ellen arrived at Vibra, she couldn't sit on the edge of the bed without the assistance of two people. In order to breathe, Ellen required a ventilator. Ellen's interdisciplinary care team got right to ... Read More

  • Allen F.

    Allen F.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Allen Finney spent 23 days in the ICU at a local hospital before transferring to Vibra Hospital of Fargo. He required ventilator and tracheostomy weaning, therapy and other medical management. The 82-year-old Allen was extremely sick when admitted to Vibra. While in the ICU he developed delirium, not uncommon during prolonged stays. Additionally, Allen had issues with his blood pressure and kidneys, requiring dialysis. Allen began to heal with the love and support of his family, the Vibra ... Read More

  • Richard V.

    Richard V.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Richard and his wife live in Florida, but vacation at their summer home in Minnesota. Richard admitted to Sanford Hospital Fargo with an acute diagnosis of multiple brain abscesses following an episode of aseptic meningitis. He then admitted in to the intensive care unit. Due to the abscesses, Richard developed acute respiratory failure. He was placed on a ventilator to assist with his breathing. He also had a tracheostomy and a peg tube placed in his abdomen to assist with nutritional ... Read More

  • John F.

    John F.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    John is a 79 tear old man who admitted to Vibra hospital with numerous problems. Prior to his admit to Vibra, he had fallen which resulted in a fractured left hip requiring surgical repair. The trauma of the fall also resulted in an infected pacemaker pocket which needed to be replaced in surgery. During his hospitalization his blood pressure dropped and he progressed into acute renal failure which required renal replacement therapy and he was put on dialysis. John was transferred to ... Read More