Introducing Angela Voight, M.D. [Video]
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Introducing Angela Voight, M.D., an avid runner and non-operative sports medicine specialist at Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul in Minnesota. Her specialty focus includes sports medicine, shoulder, knees, ankle, foot, and running injuries.
Meet Angela Voight, M.D.
Dr. Voight’s approach:“My goal is to help people return to the activities they love as quickly and safely as possible. I want patients to feel like they are well cared for, that their concerns are heard, and that we work together to find the best treatment plan.”
Dr. Voight’s education: Dr. Voight received her undergraduate degree from Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota and University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and her residency with St. John’s Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program connected to the University of Minnesota. Additionally, she completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of California in San Diego, California. A fellowship is the highest level of advanced professional training for physicians.
Summit Orthopedics offers comprehensive sports medicine expertise
From Olympians to pro athletes to kids in youth sports and those that just want to be more active—Summit Orthopedics delivers expert care by fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians. If you are recently injured or concerned about ongoing pain, Summit Orthopedics sports medicine specialists have the expertise to evaluate your discomfort and develop a plan to quickly and safely help you get back to being active.
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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My name is Dr. Angie Voight, and I do sports medicine. I think one of the main things that patients want is to feel like they’re listened to. They want somebody who hears what they have to say, takes them seriously, and tries to do everything they can to get them better. So, I think listening and really helping the person feel like they’re heard and understood is really important – and then I also think explaining the treatment plan and explaining what’s going on. Because I know a lot of times people go to the doctor and they come back and say. “Oh I have no idea what’s going on or really what the treatment plan is.” And I think for people to understand the treatment plan, then they get more involved and they’re more likely to have a successful recovery if they’re involved in the treatment plan. Being a nonoperative sports medicine doctor, I think my approach is more conservative. What can we do outside of surgery to get you better? And I try to include everything possible – physical therapy, other types of active release, injections. So I do everything except surgery to try to get people better and get them returning to their sport and activity. I love seeing everybody. Even people who are just trying to keep up their walking program or people who want to be able to participate in their soccer league. Anybody can come. Any types of injury. I really have an interest in seeing runners. I run myself, so I have seen a lot of running injuries. So, if you’re just training for your first 5K or are training for a marathon, come see me. That’s perfect. You don’t have to be a professional athlete, just anybody with an injury or trying to keep healthy for their sport.
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