Sarah Anderson, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sarah Anderson

Contact Info

dewi0036@umn.edu

Office Phone 651-254-8300

Office Address:
640 Jackson Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Mailing Address:
Regions Hospital
640 Jackson Street
Mail Stop 11503L
St. Paul MN 55101

Administrative Assistant Name
Bev Holmgren

Administrative Phone
651-254-2005

Administrative Email
beverly.j.holmgren@healthpartners.com

Administrative Fax Number
651-254-8300

Additional Locations

Practices:

Regions Health Partners Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic

Appointments: 651-254-8300

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgeon


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA

Surgery Residency, Hennepin County Medical Center, MN

Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, MO

Summary

Dr Anderson specializes in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery. She cares for all foot and ankle problems, but is particularly interested in foot and ankle reconstruction and deformity correction.

Dr Anderson is a native Minnesotan and grew up on a small farm in southern Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota, and residency at the University of Massachusetts. She completed an additional year of foot and ankle fellowship at Washington University in St Louis, MO.

Dr Anderson spends most of her free time with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys being outdoors, gardening, cooking, and reading. A musician, she also enjoys playing organ and piano and singing.

Expertise

  • Orthopaedics

Awards & Recognition

  • Rising Stars Recognition, Mpls-St. Paul Magazine (2015-2017)

Professional Associations

  • Vice-Chief, Regions Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member, Clinical Research Sub-Committee, Regions Hospital
  • Course Director, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Resident Course, Orthopaedic Boot Camp
  • Core Curriculum Director, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Trauma Fellowship Interview Committee
  • Member, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Interview Committee
  • Member, Physician’s Advisory Council for Epic (PACE), Regions Hospital
  • Member, Emerging Physician Leaders Program
  • Active Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Foot and Ankle Society
  • Associate Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Metatarsal Bones
  • Bone Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Tarsal Bones
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Biomechanics
  • Foot Joints
  • Sesamoid Bones
  • Tarsal Joints
  • Hallux

Publications

  • Publications on PubMed
  • Frank T, Osterhoff G, Sprague S, Garibaldi A, Bhandari M, Slobogean GP; FAITH Investigators (Regions Hospital Investigators – Switzer JA, Cole PA, Anderson SA, Lafferty PM, Li M, Ly TV, Marston SB, Foley AL, Vang S, Wright DM). The Radiographic Union Score for Hip (RUSH) identifies radiographic nonunion of femoral neck fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2016 June;474(6):1396-404.
  • Zielinski SM, Heetveld MJ, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; FAITH Trial Investigators (Regions Hospital Investigators - Switzer JA, Cole PA, Anderson SA, Lafferty PM, Li M, Ly TV, Marston SB, Foley AL, Vang S, Wright DM). Implant removal after internal fixation of a femoral neck fracture: effects on physical functioning. J Orthop Trauma 2015 Sep;29(9):e285-92.
  • Burgers PT, Poolman RW, Van Bakel TM, Tuinebreijer WE, Zielinski SM, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; HEALTH and FAITH Trial Investigators (Regions Hospital Investigators - Switzer JA, Cole PA, Anderson SA, Lafferty PM, Li M, Ly TV, Marston SB, Foley AL, Vang S, Wright DM). Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index for elderly patients with a femoral neck fracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 May 6;97(9):751-7.

Clinical

Specialties

  • Foot &
  • Ankle Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Foot & Ankle Surgery

Hospital Privileges

Regions Hospital; TRIA Orthopaedic Center Woodbury; Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare