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Adria Ridl, PA-C

Adria Ridl, Certified Physician Assistant, at Balance Medical specializes in primary care and women’s health. She brings with her a strong background in Primary Care and is passionate in issues related to women’s health assisting through each varying transition women experience. She is able to offer women at Balance Medical the full spectrum of care:


Women’s Health Services

  • Obstetrics

  • Preventative screening/services

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • Osteoporosis/osteopenia

  • Pelvic pain

  • Urinary incontinence

  • Menopause associated symptoms

  • Vaginal discomfort

  • Painful intercourse

  • Contraception


Primary Care Services

  • Routine preventative screening/services

  • Hypertension

  • Hyperlipidemia

  • Diabetes, type II

  • Obesity

  • Anxiety/depression

  • Dermatitis, acne, abnormal lesions, wart therapy

  • Thyroid disease


Adria’s growing practice has the unique opportunity to also have the expertise guidance of Dr. Rhonda Schafer-McLean, OB-Gyn, who utilizes Balance Medical as a satellite location to her UND Center for Family Medicine Practice. This relationship allows for women to have all their needs met at one convenient practice.



Bachelors degree in Nursing, Registered Nurse, University of North Dakota



Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, University of North Dakota

Certifications + Memberships

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


American Academy of Physician Assistants

Adria's Care Philosophy

Adria devotes her practice to making sure the women she sees are cared for, priding herself in communication and comfort. She believes that individualized, patient centered care is pivotal. She wants to take what may have once been a dreaded visit and turn this into a positive experience.

Get to know


Adria is married to Eric Ridl and they have 3 children; Everett, Jack and Matty. She loves anything outdoors; hiking, fishing, gardening. Originally from southwestern ND, she makes the most of close proximity to ‘home’ and spending time with family.

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