FACULTY

Peter A. Cole, MD

Division Medical Director for HealthPartners Orthopaedic Medical Group, Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, Regions Hospital, Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Cole specializes in minimally invasive fracture fixation techniques, treatment of pelvic, scapula and articular fractures and bone malunions.

  • Residency: Brown University
  • Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma: Harborview Medical Center
  • Professional Affiliations: Active Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow, American College of Surgeons, AO Faculty Member, Co-founder Scalpel at the Cross Ministries.

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Sarah A. Anderson, MD

Vice Chief Quality, Peer Review & Education, Department of Orthopaedics, Regions Hospital, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Anderson specializes in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is particularly interested in post traumatic foot and ankle reconstruction and deformity correction.

  • Residency: University of Massachusetts
  • Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Professional Affiliations: Associate Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

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Brian Cunningham, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Cunningham is a full-time traumatologist at Regions Hospital. His area of clinical interest includes periarticular fractures, percutaneous pelvic and acetabular surgery, as well as outcomes research and value in health care.

  • Residency: Banner University Medical Center- Phoenix
  • Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma: University of California-San Francisco
  • Professional Affiliations: Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Associate Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Member, AO Trauma

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Patrick B. Horrigan, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Horrigan is a full time traumatologist at Regions Hospital. His area of clinic interest is in orthopaedic trauma as well as pediatric orthopaedic trauma.

  • Residency: University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma: Stanford University
  • Professional Affiliations: Candidate Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Candidate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Paul M. Lafferty, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Lafferty is a full-time traumatologist at Regions Hospital His area of clinical interest is malunion/nonunion, periarticular fractures, and orthopaedic trauma. He has a keen interest in MRI techniques for assessment of articular injury in trauma, pelvis and acetabulum fractures and osteomyelitis.

Received the Senior Residents’ Teacher of the Year Award for 2017

  • Residency: Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
  • Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma: Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota
  • Professional Affiliations: Active Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, AO Faculty Member, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Associate Member, Orthopaedic Research Society

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Scott B. Marston, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Marston’s expertise includes arthritis and joint replacement surgery using the newest techniques in minimally invasive hip and knee, as well as revision total hip and knee replacement surgeries, along with periprosthetic fracture management.

  • Residency: University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Professional Affiliations: Clinical Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons

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Chad M. Myeroff, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Myeroff is a full time traumatologist at Regions Hospital. His area of clinic interest is in trauma of the shoulder and elbow as well as upper extremity reconstruction.

  • Residency: University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery: University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship in Upper Extremity Trauma and Reconstruction: University of Arizona
  • Professional Affiliations: Candidate Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Candidate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Christian M. Ogilvie, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Ogilvie specializes in bone tumors including both primary and metastatic tumors, soft tissue tumors and Orthopaedic trauma.

  • Residency: University of California Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery: University of Toronto, Ontario
  • Professional Affiliations: Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Member, Children’s Oncology Group

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Julie A. Switzer, MD

Director of Geriatric Trauma, Regions Hospital, Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Switzer leads a national GFP Model at Regions Hospital developing special interests in geriatric patients, trauma surgery, and diseases of bone metabolism, such as osteoporosis and women’s bone health.

  • Residency: University of Washington
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine: Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Professional Affiliations: Active Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AO Faculty Member, Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, Board of Directors, International Geriatric Fracture Society

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Christina M. Ward, MD

Vice Chief, TRIA Woodbury, Co-Director, HealthPartners Center for Hand Care, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Ward specializes in the care of hand and wrist problems. She has a special interest in trauma, including operative management of wrist and hand fractures, as well as repair of tendon and nerve injuries. She also uses microsurgical technique and works closely with our ortho/plastics service.

  • Residency: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
  • Professional Affiliations: Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, Emerging Leader Member, American Orthopaedic Association

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NEW Class of 2018-2019

Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota
Trauma Fellowship

We are pleased to announce the Trauma Fellowship class for the 2018-2019 academic year!

dr. braceda

Adam Breceda, MD
College: University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern
Residency: Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, New York

dr. pedri

Tony Pedri, MD
College: University of Sioux Falls
Medical School: University of Washington
Residency: University of New Mexico

dr. braceda

Geriatric Orthopaedic Trauma

Megan Sorich, DO
College: St. Louis University
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University, Washington
Residency: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine/Kennedy Health System
Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship: W.B. Memorial Carrell Clinic, Texas

dr. pedri

Combined Adult Reconstruction/Trauma

Jordan Barker, MD
College: University of Utah
Medical School: University of Utah
Residency: University of Missouri-Kansas City

OUR ALUMNI

2017 – 2018

Austin Heare, MD – Miami, FL

Assistant Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Michael Milshteyn, MD – Mount Clemens, MI

McLaren Hospital

2016 – 2017

Cory Carlston, MD – Portland, OR

Adventist Medical Center

Carmen Quatman, MD – Columbus, OH

Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jaspreet Sidhu, DO – Stockton, CA

Alpine Orthopaedic Medical Group

2015 – 2016

Evgeny Dyskin, MD – Buffalo, NY

Assistant Professor, UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Daniel Hesse, MD – Grand Forks, ND

Altru Health Systems

2014 – 2015

Sara Graves, MD – Berlin, VT

Central Vermont Medical Center

Lee Reichel, MD – Austin, TX

Austin Regional Clinic

Alan Yan, MD – Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2013 – 2014

Alistair Demcoe, MD, FRCSC – Clinical Instructor

University of British Columbia, Kelowna Orthopedics, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Ryan Horazdovsky, MD –Edina, MN

Twin Cities Orthopaedics

Timothy O’Connor, MD – Eau Claire, WI

Mayo Health System

2012 – 2013

Jonathan Dubin, MD

University Health Orthopaedics, Kansas City, Kansas

Gil Freeman, MD – Hartsville, SC

The Medical Group of the Carolinas, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

2011 – 2012

Steve R. Gammon, MD – Grand Junction, CO

Rocky Mountian Orthopaedic Associates

David A. Solfelt, MD – Assistant Professor

University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota

2010 – 2011

Timothy G. Hiesterman, DO – St. Cloud, MN

St. Cloud Orthopaedics

Babar Shafiq, MD –  Baltimore, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma

2009 – 2010

Michael Tilley, MD – Kansas City, KS

Assistant Professor, Kansas University Medical Center

Thomas Thomasson, MD – Huntsville, AL

The Orthopaedic Center

2008 – 2009

Paul Lafferty, MD – St. Paul, MN

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital

Ryan E. Will, MD

Olympia Orthopaedic Associates, Olympia, Washington

2007 – 2008

Matthew Craig, MD, MS – Clinical Assistant Professor

Temple University, Rothman Institute, Abington Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania

Trent S. Guthrie, MD – Assistant Professor

Associate Program Director; Orthopaedic Residency Program, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

2006 – 2007

Brian Buck, DO – Springfield, MO

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, University of Missouri Healthcare

Archie Heddings, MD – Kansas City, KS

Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center

Mark Fleming, DO, MC, USN – Deputy Director

Navy Trauma Training Center, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

2005 – 2006

Jessica S. Cooper-McBeth, MD – San Jose, CA

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Stanford Teaching Hospital

Darin Friess, MD –  Associate Professor

Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Assistant Director, Orthopaedic Department Residency Program, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Ivan S. Tarkin, MD – Professor

University of Pittsburgh, Division Chief; Orthopaedic Traumatology, Pittsburgh, PA

2004 – 2005

Lt. Colonel Max Talbot, MD, FRCSC – Associate Professor McGill University

Medical Director, Canadian Forces Trauma Training Center (East), Canadian Forces Base, Canadian Field Hospital

2003 – 2004

Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc, FRCSC – Toronto, Canada – Accomplishments

Associate Professor, McMaster University, Canada Research Chair in Musculoskeletal Trauma