David Gesensway, MD

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview Physician Associates

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital

Care Philosophy

I enjoy teaching. When patients understand all aspects of their care they become active participants in their recovery and have better outcomes. My team of certified hand therapists and certified physician assistants and orthopedic assistant greatly help patients though this often difficult process.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Surgical and non-surgical treatment of the hand, wrist and elbow

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


  • University of Minnesota Medical School


  • University of Minnesota Medical School (Hand Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine "Top Doctors" (2019)