• Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists Athletic Trainer Monique Foster Provides Medical Coverage at 2017 CrossFit Games

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists Athletic Trainer Monique Foster Provides Medical Coverage at 2017 CrossFit Games

    While we sometimes see CrossFit athletes in clinic, one of our staff had the opportunity to be the only certified athletic trainer named to the 2017 CrossFit Games Medical Team in Madison, Wisconsin. Summer intern Mahmoud Hijazi (Wayne State University) sat down with Monique to discuss experiences during the competition. At Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, our staff goes above an...
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  • Mpls St. Paul Magazine 2017 Top Doctors

    Mpls St. Paul Magazine 2017 Top Doctors

    Once again this year we are proud to announce Mpls St. Paul magazine is recognizing five Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists surgeons in their July 2017 Top Doctors issue. The physicians are nominated for this honor by their peers in acknowledgement of their ongoing dedication to providing excellent patient care. Daniel D. Buss, MD - Sports Medicine Michael Q. Freehill,...
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  • Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists hosts Allina Health Activity Night at Minnesota United Soccer Game on July 19, 2017

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists hosts Allina Health Activity Night at Minnesota United Soccer Game on July 19, 2017

    Stop by the Allina Health/ Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists booth, located in the west end of TCF Bank Stadium for family-friendly activities and the chance to win prizes. Events will include ladder golf, bean bag toss and skeleton trivia for both adults and children. The Loons play the Houston Dynamo at 7pm on July 19, 2017. Gates open 90 minutes prior to game start. TCF Bank Stadium is lo...
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  • End of an Era: Dr. James Larson Retiring from Practice

    End of an Era: Dr. James Larson Retiring from Practice

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists surgeon, Dr. James Larson will be retiring from practice on June 26, 2017. Sports & Orthopaedic Specialist, part of Allina Health has been fortunate to have Dr. Larson connected with the group for the past 15 years, as he has consistently provided the highest level of patient care and surgery. During his 37 years in practice, Dr. Larson performed ...
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  • Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists welcomes Dr. Tim M. Bert (Subspecializing in hip arthroscopy, knee, shoulder, and sports medicine)

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists welcomes Dr. Tim M. Bert (Subspecializing in hip arthroscopy, knee, shoulder, and sports medicine)

    Dr. Timothy M. Bert recently joined Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health. 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 returns to the area after graduating from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, completing his orthopaedic surgical residency at th...
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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.