Heather Bergeson, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Heather Bergeson

Contact Info

Office Address:
TRIA Orthopaedic Center
8100 Northland Drive
Bloomington, MN 55431

Mailing Address:
TRIA Orthopaedic Center
8100 Northland Drive
Bloomington, MN 55431

Additional Locations

Practices:

  • TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Team Physician, University of Minnesota Women's Hockey
Sports Medicine Physician; Pediatrician


Medical School, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS

Pediatrics Residency, University of Minnesota, MN (Chief Resident 2002-2003)

Primary Care and Sports Medicine Fellowship, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN


As a sports medicine physician, I enjoy caring for musculoskeletal issues in patients of all ages. As an experienced pediatrician in our community, I have a special interest in the young athlete and strive to promote health and physical fitness at an early age. I believe in health at every size and my goal is to keep my patients active and healthy throughout their lives.

Summary

Dr. Bergeson is a sports medicine physician and pediatrician specializing in youth acute and overuse athletic injuries. She sees patients of all ages and has clinical interests in growth plate fractures, female athletes, and bone health. She practices at TRIA Orthopaedic Center. She is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor for the University of Minnesota's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Team Physician for Women’s Hockey.

Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatrics

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly, "Top Doctor" (2016-2018)
  • "Best Doctors for Women," Minnesota Monthly Magazine (2014)

Professional Associations

  • Medical Director, TRIA Pediatric Orthopaedic Program, TRIA Kids
  • Director TRIA Pediatric Resident Sports Medicine Elective
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Executive Board Member, Positive Coaching Alliance
  • Board Member, Arthritis Foundation Upper Midwest Region 2013-2017

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Osteochondral defects
  • Spondylolysis

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications: Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests

Sports medicine; Pediatric sports medicine; Women's health