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Ryan Karlstad, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Health Networks

  • Fairview Physician Associates

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Hand and wrist care, including carpal tunnel release (open and endoscopic), tendon repair, nerve repair, finger joint replacement, trigger finger release, wrist arthroscopy, arthritis of the wrist, thumb and fingers, Dupuytren's Disease, and fractures
  • Shoulder and elbow care, including elbow joint arthroscopy, elbow trauma, elbow and shoulder joint replacement, rotator cuff repairs, and shoulder joint arthroscopy

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (Hand and Microvascular Surgery)