Course Chairs

Andrew H. Schmidt, M.D.
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jessica Downes, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jacqueline Geissler, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Richard F. Kyle, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Nancy Luger, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Gudrun Mirick, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

David C. Templeman, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thomas F. Varecka, M.D.
Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Emily Wagstrom, M.D.
Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Faculty

Elizabeth Arendt, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Paul J. Cagle, M.D.
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Assistant Professor
Associate Residency Program Director
Leni & Peter May Department of Orthopedics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Lisa Cannada, M.D.
Associate Professor, St. Louis University
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma, Mercy Medical Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Edward Y. Cheng, M.D.
Mairs Family Professor
Orthopaedic Oncology and Adult Reconstructive Surgery
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mark Dahl, M.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

J. Kent Ellington, M.D.
OrthoCarolina
Foot & Ankle Institute
Charlotte, North Carolina

James Ficke, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

John J. Kwon, M.D.
Chief, Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Service
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

J. Lawrence Marsh, M.D.
Chairman, Professor
Carroll B. Larson Chair of Orthopedics
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa

Scott Marston, M.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
Director of Combined Adult Reconstruction / Trauma Fellowship
Regions Hospital
St. Paul, Minnesota

Mark McCarthy, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Michael Murati, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Chad Myeroff, M.D.
University of Arizona
Upper Extremity Trauma and Reconstructive Service
Phoenix, Arizona

Steven A. Olson, M.D. FACS
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Emil Schemitsch, M.D. FRCSC
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry,
Western University
University of Toronto
Chief, Department of Surgery for
London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London
London, Ontario, Canada

Milan Stevanovic, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and Microsurgery
Director of Joseph H. Boyes
Hand Fellowship Program
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Walter Truong, M.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
Faculty, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
St. Paul, Minnesota

Patrick Yoon, M.D.
Associate Chief, Orthopaedic Section
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota