Erik Lund, MD

Subspecialty:  Orthopaedic Trauma, Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Lund is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic trauma surgery. His sub-specialty training and interests include diagnosis and treatment of injuries and fractures to the majority of the musculoskeletal system (except spine), with special interest in nonunion/malunion of upper or lower extremity fractures, articular fractures, as well as pelvis and acetabular surgery. Dr. Lund's training has prepared him for care of injuries/fractures in both pediatric and adult patients. 

Education

  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute (Tampa, FL) – Fellowship training in Orthopedic Trauma
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (Madison, WI) - Residency training and Chief Administrative Resident in Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of Minnesota Medical School (Minneapolis, MN) – Doctor of Medicine
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA) – Bachelor of Arts

Career Experience

  • Dr. Lund joins Sports & Orthopedic Specialists, part of Allina Health after previously working for Summit Orthopedics. He initially joined Summit after completing his Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship training at Florida Orthopaedic Institute. Dr. Lund and Dr. Gennadiy Busel have established the Orthopaedic Trauma service line to provide the Allina Healthy and its patients with access to specialized care for these related injuries and conditions of the upper & lower extremity, pelvis and acetablum.
  • Completed extensive clinical and surgical training and research in treatment of acute and chronic fractures by both nonoperative and operative means Level 1 Academic Trauma centers in WI & FL.
  • Continues to pursue professional education and research. Invited to volunteer expertise as a reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Volunteers as an instructor at AO, OTA, and Current Solutions courses.
  • Involved in publishing research articles and chapters on treatment of hip fractures, proximal humerus fractures, femoral shaft fracture, osteoporosis, biomechanics, in peer reviewed Orthopaedic journals and textbooks.
  • Awarded AO research grant for biomechanical study of humeral shaft fractures.
  • Presented research at state and national meetings.
  • Recipient of numerous awards for academic contributions, including Resident Educator of the Year, ED Consultant of the Year, and Annual Resident Research Award

Professional Organizations

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
  • AO Trauma
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

English (Fluent)

Spanish (undergraduate major, conversational)

Personal

Dr. Lund was born and raised in the Twin Cities, before heading to the East Coast for undergraduate studies. His family and fondness for the Midwest drew him back for his medical and Orthopaedic training. Away from the hospital and clinic, he and his wife enjoy the pleasures and challenges of raising two young children. Outside of family and Orthopaedic Trauma, Dr. Lund is passionate about Hockey, still playing in men’s leagues year-round and avid fan of the sport. As part of medical mission trips, he volunteers in Latin America, thus far in three countries, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Honduras – providing free medical and surgical care to patients in need.

Dr. Lund’s Ortho Trauma Team: