Introducing David Falconer, M.D. [Video]
Meet the Expert: Doctor Bio Video Series
Introducing David Falconer, M.D., a hand surgeon at Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota who specializes in elbow, wrist, hand, arthritis, repetitive motion trauma, congenital abnormalities, and sports medicine.
Meet the Expert: David Falconer, M.D.
Dr. Falconer’s approach: “My interests and favorite activities have helped me appreciate how patients feel when they have a hand or arm injury that is keeping them from what they love to do.”
Dr. Falconer’s background: Dr. Falconer studied at the University of California at Davis in Davis, California to earn his undergraduate degree. In the Bronx, New York, he completed his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and he went on to complete a residency in Orthopedics at Montefiore Medical Center. Later he participated in the Hand Surgery fellowship at the University of Louisville Hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky.
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, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.
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