Introducing Kristoffer Breien, M.D. [Video]
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Meet Kristoffer Breien, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. His specialties include hip, knee, complex revision hip and knee replacements, arthroscopic procedures and sports injury treatment of the knee and lower extremity, fracture care.
About Kristoffer Breien, M.D.
Dr. Breien’s approach: “I tend to be more conservative in my approach, reserving surgery as a last option. In essence, I strive to care for patients and their problems in the same manner my family and I expect to be treated when we seek medical attention.”
Dr. Breien’s education: Dr. Breien received his undergraduate degree at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He went to Creighton University for medical school and his residency at Creighton-Nebraska University Health Foundation in Omaha, Nebraska.
When to seek treatment for your arthritis
Arthritis doesn’t have to spell the end of an active life. If you are experiencing worrisome symptoms or persistent pain, the renowned arthritis specialists at Summit Orthopedics can help. We work with you to confirm a diagnosis and develop an appropriate conservative treatment plan. If nonsurgical treatments fail to support your lifestyle goals, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons will consult with you and discuss appropriate surgical options. Summit is home to innovative joint replacement options. Our Vadnais Heights Surgery Center is one of only two surgery centers nationally to receive The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.
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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Summit Orthopedics is proud that our medical community continues to honor our physicians by including them in the Mpls.St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors list. Congratulations to this year’s Summit Top Doctors: Dr. Beacom, Dr. Breien, Dr. Daly, Dr. Drogt, Dr. Ekstrom, Dr. Forseth, Dr. Gannon, and Dr. Salib.