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We found 146 orthopedic surgeons near Rochester, MN.

Dr. Nancy Madsen Cummings, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
201 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Nancy Cummings is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include sports health. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cummings attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She has received distinctions including Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors; New York Orthopedic Hospital Award; and American Orthopaedic Association Inductee. She offers interpreting services for her patients. Dr. Cummings is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

Dr. Julie Elizabeth Adams, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Julie Adams specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Adams is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic. She attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Mayo Clinic and a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Reconstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Debra Ann Zillmer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
200 First Street, Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Debra Zillmer is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She works in Rochester, MN. These areas are among her clinical interests: musculoskeletal problems, sports injuries, and rehabilitation. She is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. Dr. Zillmer attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and Montefiore Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Joint Problems, Rehabilitation

Dr. Daniel John Berry, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
200 Sw 1st Street
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Daniel Berry works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. Before completing his residency at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Berry attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Berry has received professional recognition including the following: L.Z. Gund Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Health System.

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Dr. Peter Colby Amadio, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 1st Street South West
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Peter Amadio's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Amadio at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Amadio include hand surgery procedures and congenital hand disorders. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes residency programs at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Amadio is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Tendon Repair, Congenital Hand Disorders, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Problems, Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Jerome Yaszemski, MD, PhD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
200 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Michael Yaszemski is a medical specialist in spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: scoliosis and spine surgery procedures. Before performing his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Dr. Yaszemski attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Spine Surgery Procedures, Bone Problems

Dr. Bruce Allen Levy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
200 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Bruce Levy is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. After attending the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Levy completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. His areas of expertise include ACL reconstruction and knee arthroscopy. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Knee Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, Dislocation, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Allen Berger, MD, PhD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 Sw 1st Street
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Richard Berger is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. After attending the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Berger completed his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Neuropathy, Wrist Problems, Arthritis, Vascular Disease, Upper Extremity Problems

Dr. Michael James Taunton, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
200 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Michael Taunton is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip arthroscopy, revision hip arthroplasty, and total knee replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic. Dr. Taunton is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Joint Problems

Dr. Daniel Bert Ryssman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Daniel Ryssman works as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Ryssman is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. After attending the University of Utah School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Arthritis, Foot Reconstruction, Ankle Replacement, Trauma

Dr. Marco Rizzo, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 First Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Marco Rizzo works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic. Dr. Rizzo graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Rizzo completed residency programs at Mayo Clinic and Duke University Hospital.

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Dr. Bassem Talaat El Hassan, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 1st Street Sw; Department of Ortho Surg
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Bassem Elhassan is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Rochester, MN. He attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at American University of Beirut Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Elhassan include shoulder replacement and elbow arthroscopy. Patient reviews placed Dr. Elhassan at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Elhassan is affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Arthroplasty, Elbow Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, Brachial ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 First Street Sw; Department of Orthopedics
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, who practices in Rochester, MN, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of dupuytren's contracture and wrist arthroscopy. Dr. Kakar graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexander Yong-Shik Shin, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 1st Street Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Alexander Shin is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in microsurgery, wrist reconstruction, and brachial plexus injury. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego for residency. Dr. Shin is professionally affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Brachial Plexus Injury, Microsurgery, Wrist Reconstruction, Reconstructive Surgery, Vascularized ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Timlin Trousdale, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
200 1st Str Sw
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Robert Trousdale is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of musculoskeletal infection, hip dysplasia, and hip reconstruction. Dr. Trousdale is rated highly by his patients. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Health System.

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Clinical interests: Hip Dysplasia, Musculoskeletal Infection, Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Trauma

Dr. Aaron John Krych, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 First Street Sw; Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Rochester, MN
 

Dr. Aaron Krych specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, ACL injury, and meniscus replacement (meniscus transplant). He obtained his medical school training at Mayo Medical School and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Krych is affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Osteotomy, Arthroscopic Rotator ... (Read more)

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.