• Happy Thanksgiving! Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health Closed Nov 28-29

    Happy Thanksgiving! Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health Closed Nov 28-29

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health will be closed on 11/28 and 11/29 for staff to spend time with their families over the Thanksgiving weekend. We hope you have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving and will re-open at 8:00am on 12/2.
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  • 2020 SAOS Scholarship and Internship Applications Available

    2020 SAOS Scholarship and Internship Applications Available

    Information and application materials are available for the 2020 Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship. Please note the application deadline has moved up this year to February 17. The 2019 scholarship winners included: Sebastian Swiggum from Apple Valley High School who is attending University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, majoring in Biology. &n...
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  • Welcome Dr. Joseph Schirmers - Fellowship-trained, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the operative treatment of hip and knee

    Welcome Dr. Joseph Schirmers - Fellowship-trained, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the operative treatment of hip and knee

    Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina health is excited to welcome Dr. Joseph Schirmers. Dr. Schirmers returns to Minnesota after completing his fellowship training at the eminent University of California, San Francisco.His subspecialty training and interests include total joint arthroplasty and revision total joint arthroplasty. Beginning September 30, Dr. Sch...
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  • Minnesota Monthly Top Doctors 2019

    Minnesota Monthly Top Doctors 2019

    The current Minnesota Monthlymagazine on newsstands includes the list of Top Doctors. Several Allina Health providers are listed, including a number of Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health physicians! Minnesota Monthlycreates their annual Top Doctors list by asking licensed Minnesota physicals the following question: If you or a loved one needed medical care,...
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  • E.coli Alert Information for YWCA Triathletes

    E.coli Alert Information for YWCA Triathletes

    E.coli has recently crept into the local spotlight this past weekend as Minneapolis Park and Rec Department closed Lake Nokomis' beaches following a confirmed E.coli outbreak, in which three children were infected as a result of swimming in Lake Nokomis during the period of July 26 through August 2. The summer months from June to September are the most common times for E.coli outbreaks to occur...
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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 & Orthopaedic Specialist, part of Allina Health provides sports medicine services to many of the top athletes in Minnesota and serve as team physicians for numerous professional, collegiate, high school, and club teams. 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 syndrome, patellar or Achilles tendinosis), want guidance on a new exercise program, or 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.