Deborah Bohn

Associate Professor


Dr. Bohn primarily practices at TRIA Orthopedic Center. She specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and has a special interest in fractures and pediatric upper extremity conditions.


  • Hand and Upper Extremity 
  • Pediatric Orthopedics

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly "Top Doctor:" 2018


  • Marek D, Fitoussi F, Bohn D, Van Heest A. Surgical Release of the Pediatric Trigger Thumb. J Hand Surg 2011;36A:647–652.
  • Van Heest A, Lin T, Bohn D. Treatment of Blocked Elbow Flexion in Congenital Radioulnar Synostosis with Radial Head Excision: A Case Series. J Pediatr Ortho 33(5):540-543, July/August 2013
  • Cagle PJ, Reams M, Agel J, Bohn D. An Outcomes Protocol for Carpal Tunnel Release: A Comparison of Outcomes in Patients With and Without Medical Comorbidities. J Hand Surg 2014;39A:2175-2180


Professional Associations

  • Member of the AAOS 2017 Anatomy/Imaging SAE Committee: 2015-2021 appointment
  • TRIA Orthopedic Center Research and Education Board Member: 2008-Present
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society at Large Board Member: 2017-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 2007-Present
  • Pediatric Hand Study Group: 2005-Present
  • American Medical Association: 2014-Present
  • Minnesota Medical Association: 2014-Present
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Membership: 2016-Present
  • Pediatric Hand Study Group: 2005-Present

Community Engagement

  • Nature Valley Grand Prix bike races, Medical staff volunteer: 2007-2014
  • USA Pond Hockey Championships, Medical staff volunteer: 2011, 2014, 2015
  • Physician volunteer for Free HS Sports Qualifying Physicals at TRIA: 2008-Present
  • Medical Mission to Managua, Nicaragua at Hospital Fernando Velez Paiz providing pediatric UE Surgical care to Nicaraguan children: April, 2013
  • Medical Mission to Quito, Ecuador at Hospital de los Valles providing UE surgical care to Ecuadorian residents: February, 2015 and April 2016

Teaching Summary

Teaching Areas

  • Clinical Educator, Health Partners Minnesota Hand Fellowship: 2006-Present
  • Clinical Educator, University of Minnesota Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program: 2010-Present

Clinical Summary

Clinical Interests

Hand and Upper Extremity

Hospital Privileges

TRIA Orthopedic Center Bloomington; Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital; Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare; University of Minnesota Children's Hospital; Minneapolis and St. Paul Children's Hospitals; St. Francis Regional Medical Center



Administrative Contact

Katie Brodersen
Fax: 612-273-7959

Clinic Information & Mailing Address
TRIA Orthopedic Center
8100 Northland Drive
Bloomington, MN 55431