Mark Dahl, MD

Mark Dahl, MD
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Orthopaedic Clinic
Clinics and Surgery Center, Floor 4 909 Fulton St. SE
Minneapolis MN 55454

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I've always viewed my role as a surgeon and physician to be the very best that I can be for every patient, every time. It is a privilege and a responsibility to be entrusted with an individual's health.

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Leadership Roles

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Director, Limb Length Clinics, University of Minnesota Medical Center (1992-2004)
  • Director, Limb Length and Deformity Correction Program, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare (1989-current)
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Bone and Join Surgery (1995-2014)


  • St. Cloud State University Distinguished Alumni Award (1992)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctor (2012-2014)
Dahl, M.T. and Fisher, D.A. “Lower extremity lengthening by Wagner’s method and by callus distraction,” Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, 22:4, 1991

Cooney, W.P. and Dahl, M.T. “Radial aplasia and distraction lengthening: radial deficiency and the role of distraction lengthening,” Advances in Orthopaedic Surgery, 16:3, 1992

Dahl, M.T. “Correction of lower extremity deformities by distraction osteogenesis,” Advances in Orthopaedic Surgery, 16:3, 1992

Dahl, M.T., Birch, J., Herzenberg, J., Rozbruch, R. “Motorized Intramedullary Lengthening” Journal AAOS, February 2014

Dahl, M.T., Green, Stuart Textbook: “Complications of Limb Lengthening-Prevention and Treatment” Springer-Verlag, in preparation, to be published October 2014
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