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About Me

Introducing Peter Parten, M.D.

Peter Parten, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery, sports medicine, and general orthopedics.

Dr. Peter Parten’s Approach to Care

“Like most people, our family is always on the go between work, kids, school, and sports. There is never a good time to rest or recover from an injury. My challenge is to enable patients of all ages to return to sports, work, and life as soon as possible.”


Undergraduate Studies

University of Notre Dame — South Bend, IN

Medical School

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine — Chicago, IL


Loyola University — Chicago, IL


Shoulder Arthroscopy
Institute of Orthopedic Research — San Antonio, TX

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANM)

Activities & Awards

  • Voted a “Top Doctor” in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine: 2008-2009, 2011, & 2019-2024
  • Shoulder arthroscopy education and instruction
  • Medical education course instruction

Conditions We Treat

Common Treatments

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Ligament Repair & Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair & Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Therapeutic Injection

My Team

My Team

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



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