Sarah Anderson, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sarah Anderson

Contact Info

dewi0036@umn.edu

Office Phone 651-254-8300

Office Address:
640 Jackson Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Mailing Address:
Regions Hospital
640 Jackson Street
Mail Stop 11503L
St. Paul MN 55101

Administrative Assistant Name
Judy Plummer

Administrative Phone
651-254-5251

Administrative Email
Judy.E.Plummer@healthpartners.com

Administrative Fax Number
651-254-1519

Additional Locations

Practices:

Regions Health Partners Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic

Appointments: 651-254-8300

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopedic Surgeon


MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA

Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, MO


I take time to get to the bottom of my patients' concerns and help them understand their diagnosis. We work together to optimize their function and quality of life.

Summary

Dr. Anderson specializes in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery. While she cares for all foot and ankle problems, she is particularly interested in foot and ankle reconstruction and deformity correction.

Dr. Anderson is a native Minnesotan and grew up on a small farm in southern Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota, and residency at the University of Massachusetts. She completed an additional foot and ankle fellowship at Washington University in St Louis, MO.

Dr. Anderson spends most of her free time with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys being outdoors, gardening, cooking, and reading. She also enjoys playing the organ, piano and singing.

Expertise

  • Orthopedics
  • Foot and ankle surgery and deformity correction 

Awards & Recognition

  • Rising Stars Recognition, Mpls.St. Paul Magazine (2015-2017)
  • "Top Doctor," Mpls.St. Paul Magazine (2015-2019)

Professional Associations

  • Section Head, Regions Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Course Director, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery Basic Resident Course, Orthopedic Boot Camp
  • Member, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery Residency Interview Committee
  • Active Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Foot and Ankle Society
  • Associate Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Metatarsal Bones
  • Bone Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Tarsal Bones
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Foot Joints
  • Tarsal Joints
  • Hallux

Publications

  • Publications on PubMed
  • Frank T, Osterhoff G, Sprague S, Garibaldi A, Bhandari M, Slobogean GP; FAITH Investigators (Regions Hospital Investigators – Switzer JA, Cole PA, Anderson SA, Lafferty PM, Li M, Ly TV, Marston SB, Foley AL, Vang S, Wright DM). The Radiographic Union Score for Hip (RUSH) identifies radiographic nonunion of femoral neck fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2016 June;474(6):1396-404.
  • Zielinski SM, Heetveld MJ, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; FAITH Trial Investigators (Regions Hospital Investigators - Switzer JA, Cole PA, Anderson SA, Lafferty PM, Li M, Ly TV, Marston SB, Foley AL, Vang S, Wright DM). Implant removal after internal fixation of a femoral neck fracture: effects on physical functioning. J Orthop Trauma 2015 Sep;29(9):e285-92.
  • Burgers PT, Poolman RW, Van Bakel TM, Tuinebreijer WE, Zielinski SM, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; HEALTH and FAITH Trial Investigators (Regions Hospital Investigators - Switzer JA, Cole PA, Anderson SA, Lafferty PM, Li M, Ly TV, Marston SB, Foley AL, Vang S, Wright DM). Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index for elderly patients with a femoral neck fracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 May 6;97(9):751-7.

Clinical

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Foot & Ankle Surgery

Hospital Privileges

Regions Hospital; TRIA Orthopedic Center Woodbury; Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare