Introducing Mark Holm, M.D. [Video]
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Introducing Mark Holm, M.D., an orthopedic hand surgeon at Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. His specialties include hand, wrist, elbow, tendon repairs, joint replacements, carpal tunnel surgery, and arthroscopy.
Meet the Expert: Mark Holm, M.D.
Dr. Holm’s approach: “Hand and arm injuries can change your life. Timely care done with a thoughtful plan can minimize the long term effect of an injury.”
Dr. Holm’s background: Dr. Holm began his studies in South Dakota, first earning his undergraduate degree at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, and later earning his medical degree at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in Vermillion. He went on to complete his residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and he also completed a Hand Surgery fellowship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.
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.
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, MN, Plymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.
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I’m Dr. Mark Holm, and I’m a hand and upper extremities surgeon with Summit Orthopedics. In the winter months, of course, in Minnesota, the slip-and-fall injury is the most common thing from November until through March. And from the elderly person slipping and falling on the ice going out to church, or the young teenager who’s snowboarding over at Buck Hill. So one way or another, it’s a wrist fracture in the wintertime is the most common thing. I like to stay active. I bike, I do some running, weightlifting. So I like to keep, stay fit if I can. I enjoy playing the piano and the keyboard. That takes some time. And some of my patients are musicians as well, so that provides a common link there. You like someone who’s motivated to get better. They aren’t there just to complain about their aches and pains; they’ve got a specific problem that’s impacting their life and preventing them from doing something. And they would really like to get back to being able to do that activity again. And so those patients are fun to work with, especially if they’re motivated and they have a sense of humor. I’ve got a lot of patients like that.
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