Michael Forseth, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Michael Forseth

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-672-7100

Fax 612-273-7959

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
2450 Riverside Avenue South
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Bibi Mohamed

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon

Medical School, University of South Dakota School of Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Loyola University, IL

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


Dr. Forseth specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. His clinical interests include upper extremity trauma and reconstruction along with medical mission work. Dr. Forseth completed medical school in his home state of South Dakota after completing his undergraduate degree at St. Olaf in Northfield, MN. He pursued a fellowship at the University of Cincinnati in upper extremity surgery after an orthopedic residency at Loyola University in Chicago. His personal interests include running, biking, skiing, and watching his children's sports activities. 


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and upper extremity surgery

Professional Associations

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