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Introducing Edward Su, M.D. [Video]

Meet the Expert: Doctor Bio Video Series

Introducing Edward Su, M.D., a hand surgeon at Summit Orthopedics whose areas of expertise include elbow, wrist, hand, reconstructive and endoscopic surgery, arthritis, carpal tunnel, and sports medicine.

Meet the Expert: Edward Su, M.D.

Dr. Su’s approach: “Driving, cooking, bathing, using tools, computers, and playing sports. We interact with the world largely through our hands, and I appreciate the importance of staying active and pain free.”

Dr. Su’s background: After completing his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Su moved to New York, New York, where he earned his Medical Degree at the New York School of Medicine, and later completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. He also completed fellowship training for Hand and Upper Extremities at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Summit Orthopedics provides personalized hand and wrist expertise

The function of our hands is integrated through our wrists and arms to our shoulders; a problem anywhere along our arm may have a significant impact on hand function and quality of life. If you experience an injury or uncomfortable symptoms, our fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeons are here to help. Summit physicians receive the highest levels of training and exclusively provide individualized care for conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Start your journey to better function and less pain. Find your hand expert, request an appointment online, or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a consultation.

Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MNPlymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.

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Video Transcription

I’m Dr. Ed Su. I’m an orthopedic surgeon, and I specialize in hand and upper extremity surgery. A large part of my job is actually educational. Yes, I do operate, and I do fix things inside the body. But if you don’t know what’s going on and you don’t know how to take of it afterward, then I haven’t done my job. My wife and I are the rarity. We have no connections here. We have no family here. But we were just looking for something different. We grew up on the East Coast. And we just started feeling around the Midwest. And we came and visited Summit. And the Twin Cities is a great place to raise a family, so we decided to try it out. And it’s now six years later, and we’re still here – and having our second kid. Just because we’re surgeons doesn’t mean we always have to operate. Not everything involves pain and needles and knives and stuff. You’re in control of your care. Nobody’s going to do anything to you that you don’t want done. You’re just here to find out what our expert opinion is, based on what I know about your anatomy and physiology and the problem that you have. I would give you different options and different outcomes that would potentially happen, based on whichever direction you choose to go in.