• Mpls St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors 2016

    Mpls St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors 2016

    Mpls St. Paul Magazine recognizes five Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists surgeons in the 2016 Top Doctors issue. Daniel D. Buss, MD - Sports Medicine Michael Q. Freehill, MD - Orthopedic Surgery Mark A. Heller, MD - Orthopedic Surgery Aimee S. Klapach, MD - Orthopedic Surgery L. Pearce McCarty III, MD - Orthopedic Surgery Congratulations to these providers...
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  • Transitioning from spring to summer baseball and softball

    Transitioning from spring to summer baseball and softball

    By Curtis Simondet, MS, ATC Now that the spring seasons are done and the MN State Tournaments are done it's now time to transition over to summer ball. Ideally there would be some time off between the seasons to allow the body to recover from one season to the next. This unfortunately is not usually the case, which can leave an opening for arm troubles and injuries to happen. If you pl...
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  • Cycling season is here!

    Cycling season is here!

    While the hardiest of Minnesota cyclists don't slow down for the winter months, most of us find ourselves on the trainer or in the gym during these months. With the improved conditions outdoors, cyclists are once again hitting the trails and streets. A number of Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists providers and staff are avid riders and triathletes, so you may see a few of them out and a...
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  • Prevention and Care of Shin Splints: Keeping Shins Happy and Healthy in the Spring

    Prevention and Care of Shin Splints: Keeping Shins Happy and Healthy in the Spring

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists Athletic Trainer, Jill Michel, MS, ATC discusses prevention tips for shin splints.
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  • Linsey Hamilton, PT shares her reflections on Allina Health Service Trip to Guatemala

    Linsey Hamilton, PT shares her reflections on Allina Health Service Trip to Guatemala

    Two of our Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists team members, Linsey Hamilton & Shelley Sweere, were given an incredible opportunity to travel to Guatemala in January ona one-week volunteerism and service trip sponsored by Allina Health. We want to share Linsey's reflections from her experience. We hope you enjoy this inspirational read! Having returned home from Guate...
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  • For over a decade, Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists has provided unsurpassed orthopedic and sports medicine care. We recruit our physicians from the top training programs in the nation, including Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, and Rush. Furthermore, all of our physicians subspecialize, focusing their expertise on just one or two joints of the body. Finally, our physicians conduct and present industry leading research to ensure we use the most up to date and effective medical and surgical treatments available, so our patients can be sure they are seeing a true specialist in their field.

    Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or simply have an aching joint, rest assured that you will receive unsurpassed care delivered with compassion and respect at Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists.

  • The Women's Orthopaedic Center at Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists was created in 2005 to meet the needs of an ever increasing population of athletic women who desire a healthy and active lifestyle. As one of the only orthopedic programs in the nation dedicated to women, we incorporate unique research and injury prevention techniques to provide distinctive care for women of all walks of life. Whether you are an in-season athlete or an avid walker, know that the Women's Orthopaedic Center is here to assist you as pursue your health and wellness goals.

  • Sports and Orthopedic Specialists produces more research than many academic institutions. We present at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and other highly regarded conferences. Our physicians dedicate significant time to education and training of fellow medical professionals through an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship program, a summer intern program, and a variety of lectureships across the United States. Few clinics in the world can offer the industry leading research and expertise that Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists provides.

  • Sports and Orthopaedic Specialist provides sports medicine services to many of the top athletes in Minnesota, serving as the official team physicians for the Minnesota Twins, Macalester College, Life Time Fitness triathlon, as well as Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Thomas Academy, Totino Grace, Wayzata High School, Minnetonka High School, and Providence Academy. Our sports medicine surgeons and sports medicine primary care physicians have additional Board Certifications in sports medicine, ensuring you receive the quality care you deserve.

    Whether you're struggling with an acute injury (such as a shoulder dislocation), ACL tear or concussion, a chronic overuse injury (such as IT band, patellar or Achilles tendonitis), want guidance on a new exercise program, would like to discuss cutting edge treatments (such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections), rest assured that you will not find more highly qualified sports medicine doctors than at Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists.

  • Every doctor at Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists is a fellowship trained, subspecialist. We offer a full range of treatments for a wide array of conditions including, shoulder impingement, shoulder dislocation, rotator cuff repair, ulnar collateral ligament (aka, Tommy John) repair, total shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, shoulder instability, SLAP lesions, total knee replacement, ACL repair, meniscal injury, cartilage repair, total ankle replacements, talus fractures, arthritis treatment, stress fractures, strains, sprains, concussion management, and fractures just to name a few. Take a moment to review our protocols, provider bios, and history for a comprehensive list of services and treatments.

8100 W. 78th St.
Suite #225
Edina, MN 55439

Phone: 952.946.9777
Fax: 952.946.9888

2805 Campus Drive,
Suite #465
Plymouth, MN 55441

Phone: 952.946.9777
Fax: 952.946.9888

St. Paul
225 N. Smith Ave,
Suite #200
St. Paul, MN 55102

Phone: 651.241.8920
Fax: 952.946.9888