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Nathaniel J. Slinkard, MD



    • Specialties: Orthopedics
    Biography
    My interests include spending time with family, golf, wrestling, woodworking, camping and hunting.
    Education
    • College
      Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Saint John's University, Collegeville, MN
    • Medical School
      Doctor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth & Twin Cities, MN
    • Residency
      Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Areas Of Interest

    Adult Reconstruction

    • Non-operative treatment of Osteoarthritis
    • High Tibial Osteotomy
    • Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
    • Total knee arthroplasty
    • Revision total knee arthroplasty
    • Knee fusion Total hip arthroplasty (direct superior approach, posterior approach)
    • Total hip revision
    • Hip fusion
    • Treatment of shoulder osteoarthritis
    • Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty

    Sports

    • Non-operative treatment of sports related injuries
    • Arthroscopic and open treatment of sports related injuries to the ankle, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and wrist (Rotator cuff, Shoulder instability, Meniscal injury, Ligament injury – ACL, MCL, etc.)

    Trauma

    • Non-operative treatment of traumatic orthopaedic injuries
    • Operative fixation of closed and open traumatic orthopaedic injuries
    • Pediatric orthopaedic trauma

    Hand

    • Carpal tunnel
    • Trigger finger
    • Operative and Non-operative treatment of compression neuropathies in the upper extremities

    Foot and Ankle

    • Non-operative treatment of foot and ankle arthritis
    • Ankle fusions
    • Ankle fractures
    • Foot and ankle tendonopathies

    Spine

    • Non-operative treatment of back pain
    • Non-operative treatment of scoliosis

    Pediatric

    • Pediatric trauma
    • Pediatric maladies of the musculoskeletal system

    Orthopaedic Oncology

    • Diagnosis and initial staging of orthopaedic tumors
  • Certifications & Licensure
    • Certified Athletic Trainer
    • Certified FMS (Functional Movement Screening) Professional
  • Professional Memberships
    • American Medical Association
    • Minnesota Medical Association
    • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
    • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate member
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