Orthopaedic Trauma Team, University of Minnesota Faculty
Peter A. Cole
Dr. Cole is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Regions Hospital. He is well recognized for his work with minimally invasive fracture fixation techniques and has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in treatment of pelvic, scapula and articular fractures and bone malunions.
Dr. Cole is an AO Faculty Member and an Active Member of the OTA.
Residency: Brown University
Fellowship: Brown University; Clinical Research/Trauma
Harborview Medical Center; Trauma
Sarah A. Anderson
Dr. Anderson joined our group in August of 2008 and specializes in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is particularly interested in post traumatic foot and ankle reconstruction and deformity correction.
Dr. Anderson is an Associate Member of the OTA.
Residency: University of Massachusetts
Fellowship: Washington University; Foot and Ankle Surgery
Paul M. Lafferty
Dr. Lafferty is a full time Orthopaedic Traumatologist. 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, as well as being the site leader for CWORP.(Citywide Outcomes Research Program) and the Residency Site Director at Regions Hospital.
Dr. Lafferty is an AO Faculty Member and Active Member of the OTA.
Residency: New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases
Fellowship: University of Minnesota/Regions Hospital; Trauma
Mengnai X. Li
Dr. Li joined our group in 2006 and leads our Pediatric Orthopaedic Program. His expertise includes pediatric orthopaedic surgery, especially physeal injuries. He has a special interest in pediatric elbow injury, pediatric and adult fracture, pediatric/young adult hip disorders, femoroacetabular impingement, hip arthroscopy, periacetabular osteotomy, and surgical hip dislocation.
Dr. Li is an AO Faculty Member and an Associate Member of the OTA.
Residency: Beijing Medical University
Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University; Adult Reconstruction Hospital for Special Surgery New York; Pediatrics
Thuan V. Ly
Dr. Ly is a full time Orthopaedic Traumatologist. Dr. Ly’s clinical interest’s include pelvis and acetabular fractures and complex peri-articular fractures.
He is an AO Faculty Member and an Active Member of the OTA.
Residency: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center; Trauma
Scott B. Marston
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: Gustilo/Kyle Replacement and Arthritis Center Hennepin County Medical Center; Adult Reconstruction
Christian M. Ogilvie
Dr. Ogilvie specializes in bone tumors including both primary and metastatic tumors; Soft tissue tumors and Orthopaedic trauma.
Residency: University of California
Fellowship: University of Toronto; Musculoskeletal Tumor
Julie A. Switzer
Dr. Switzer is the Chief of Geriatric Trauma at Regions Hospital developing special interests in geriatric patients, trauma surgery, and diseases of bone metabolism, such as osteoporosis and women’s bone health. She leads a national GFP Model at Regions Hospital.
Dr. Switzer is an AO Faculty Member and an active member of the OTA.
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: Vail Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine; Sports Medicine
Christina M. Ward
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: Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Hand