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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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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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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OUR ALUMNI

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 – Omaha, NE

Assistant Professor, Creighton University, CHI Health Alegent Creighton Clinic

2013 – 2014

Alistair Demcoe, MD, FRCSC – Kelowna, BC, Canada

Kelowna Orthopedics

Ryan Horazdovsky, MD – Anchorage, AK

Alaska Native Medical Center

Timothy O’Connor, MD – Eau Claire, WI

Mayo Health System

2012 – 2013

Jonathan Dubin, MD – Kansas City, KS

Truman Medical Center

Gil Freeman, MD – Green Bay, WI

Bellin Health Center

2011 – 2012

Steve R. Gammon, MD – Grand Junction, CO

Rocky Mountian Orthopaedic Associates

David A. Solfelt, MD – Madison, WI

Meriter Hospital

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 Will, MD – Tacoma, WA

MultiCare Health Systems, Tacoma General Hospital

2007 – 2008

Matthew Craig, MD, MS – Abington, PA

Clinical Assistant Professor, Temple University School of Medicine, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Abington Memorial Hospital

Trent S. Guthrie, MD – Detroit, MI

Assistant Professor, Senior Staff Surgeon, Henry Ford Hospital

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 – Washington, DC

Asst. Professor of Surgery, USUHS, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

2005 – 2006

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

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Stanford Teaching Hospital

Darin Friess, MD –  Portland, OR

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

Ivan S. Tarkin, MD – Pittsburgh, PA

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Division Chief, Orthopaedic Traumatology

2004 – 2005

Lt. Colonel Max Talbot, MD, FRCSC – Canadian Forces Base, Canadian Field Hospital

Medical Director, Canadian Forces Trauma Training Center (East)

2003 – 2004

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

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

CURRENT FELLOWS

Austin Heare, MD and Michael Milshteyn, MD will join us August 1, 2017 to begin their Fellowship with Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota, Orthopaedic Trauma Team. Dr. Heare comes to us from University of Texas Medical School and Dr. Milsheteyn from Wayne State University. We certainly look forward to yet another successful year!!