Julie Switzer, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Julie Switzer

Contact Info


Office Address:
Park Nicollet Specialty Center Orthopedics
3931 Louisiana Ave South
Suite E400
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Stanford University School of Medicine

University of Washington, Department of Orthopaedics

Vail Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine


Dr. Switzer, Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. She specializes in trauma injuries in geriatric patients, osteoporosis and other diseases of bone metabolism, and general orthopaedics.


  • Orthopaedics
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Shoulder and Elbow

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012-2016)

Professional Associations

  • Director of Geriatric Trauma


Research Summary/Interests

  • Fracture Fixation
  • Orthopedics
  • Femoral Neck Fractures
  • Hip Fractures
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Fracture Fixation, Internal
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Elder Abuse
  • Mandatory Reporting
  • Fractures, Comminuted
  • Orthopedic Fixation Devices




  • &bull
  • Geriatric traumatology &bull
  • Osteoporosis/diseases of bone metabolism &bull
  • General orthopaedics&bull
  • Sports medicine

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Geriatric traumatology; Osteoporosis/diseases of bone metabolism; General orthopaedics; Sports medicine