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Michael Forseth, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians
  • Fairview Physician Associates

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Complex reconstructive surgery of upper extremities
  • Elbow care
  • Hand and wrist care
  • Medical mission work
  • Microsurgery

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of South Dakota School of Medicine


  • Residency in Orthopaedics, Loyola University


  • Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Cincinnati

Other Education

  • St. Olaf - Northfield, MN

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2018, 2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2018, 2019)


  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • East Metro Medical Society

Academic Information

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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