Introducing David Kittleson, M.D. [Video]
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Introducing David Kittleson, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. His areas of expertise include total joint replacement and reconstruction of shoulders, hips and knees, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine.
Meet the Expert: David Kittleson, M.D.
Dr. Kittleson’s approach: “Participating in triathlons gives me a tangible sense what an active lifestyle can do to bones and joints. That gives me a firsthand understanding I take into every patient appointment and surgical procedure.”
Dr. Kittleson’s background: Dr. Kittleson earned his undergraduate degree at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He went on to complete his medical degree and residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
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