• Give Healthy Food Drive

    Give Healthy Food Drive

    Allina Health has launched its Give Healthy Food Drive and each of our clinic locations at Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists are participating. This food drive will run from Monday, May 7 – Sunday, May 20. Food collected will go straight to many of the local food shelves throughout the Twin Cities metro. There will be a large, blue collection barrel in each of our patient lobbies where y...
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  • Hip Injuries in Hockey: “Coach- my hip hurts!”

    Hip Injuries in Hockey: “Coach- my hip hurts!”

    As Minnesota hockey season winds down and professional hockey playoffs get started , we took a little time to review common hip issues in hockey players with Dr. Ryan Fader. He shares details on common hockey hip issues below. If you are a hockey player, parent, or coach, the terms “groin strain” or “hip flexor strain” are likely familiar to your ears. But w...
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  • Dr. Tim Bert named “Top Doctors Rising Star” in Sports Medicine by Mpls St. Paul Magazine

    Dr. Tim Bert named “Top Doctors Rising Star” in Sports Medicine by Mpls St. Paul Magazine

    Dr. Tim Bert joined Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health in June 2017 and has already been recognized as a “Top Doctors Rising Star” in Sports Medicine by Mpls St. Paul Magazine. Dr. Bert is a fellowship-trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip arthroscopy, knee, shoulder, and sports medicine. Dr. Bert grew up in Woodbury, MN and returne...
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  • Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists Celebrates National Athletic Training Month - Compassionate Care for All

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists Celebrates National Athletic Training Month - Compassionate Care for All

    As Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health recognizes National Athletic Training Month, we wanted to take a moment to review some fine points of the athletic training profession. “Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnos...
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  • Welcome Dr. Robert Tuttle, Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement, Complex Hip and Knee Replacement Revision

    Welcome Dr. Robert Tuttle, Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement, Complex Hip and Knee Replacement Revision

    Dr. Robert Tuttle has joined Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health and will be seeing patients at the Mineapolis and Edina clinics. Tuttle has been practicing in the Twin Cities metro area for over 10 years and is well-known in the area of total joint replacement and total joint revision surgery. Dr. Tuttle also be serving a leadership role with the orthopedic servic...
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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.