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Michael J. Forseth, M.D.

Eagan, Minnetonka

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About Me

Dr. Michael Forseth’s Approach to Care

“Volunteering overseas, in places like Haiti, Columbia, and Honduras, continues to be a positive influence on my practice. My experiences there have broadened my perspective about what I do here — personally and professionally.” Learn more about Dr. Forseth’s international volunteer work in this article: Heroes in Honduras.

Dr. Forseth is a frequent recipient of the Top Doctor designation in Mpls./St.Paul Magazine.


Undergraduate Studies

St. Olaf College — Northfield, MN

Medical School

University of South Dakota School of Medicine — Vermillion, SD


Loyola University Affiliated Hospitals — Maywood, IL


Hand Surgery
University of Cincinnati — Cincinnati, OH

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Minnesota Medical Association (MMA)
  • East Metro Medical Society


  • Voted a “Top Doctor” in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine: 2015 & 2017-Present
  • Voted a “Top Doctor” in Minnesota Monthly: 2018
  • Sofield Traveling Fellowship as orthopedic resident at Loyola University in Chicago, with additional training in France and Finland

Global Volunteer Work

Volunteering surgical skills in Honduras at One World Surgery/Holy Family Surgery Center

Personal Interests

Dr. Forseth enjoys running, biking, skiing, and watching his children play hockey, soccer, and baseball.


  • Complex reconstructive surgery of upper extremities
  • Microsurgery

My Team

My Team

At Summit, each physician works alongside a team of professionals to care for you, our patient.








Research in multiple medical journals, including the Journal of Hand Surgery

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