Erik J. Ekstrom, M.D.

“I believe in listening to patients and making them feel comfortable. For me, the most gratifying part of the work is finding the problem and fixing it so patients can return to their usual activities.”

At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

  • John Furzland, NP-C
  • Appointment Line: (651) 968-5201
  • Peg J., Patient Coordinator
  • Heidi Johnson, RN
  • Rita T., Patient Coordinator

Medical School
University of Minnesota Medical School — Minneapolis, MN

Undergraduate & Graduate Studies

  • Master of Science in Exercise Physiology
    St. Cloud State University — St. Cloud, MN
  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
    Mankato State University — Mankato, MN

University of Minnesota Medical School — Minneapolis, MN


  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Spine Injection Society
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sport and Occupational Rehabilitation

Local and national presentations and articles on Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Work Groups

  • Board of Directors, Courage Kenny Foundation
  • Chair, Interventional Pain Peer Review Committee


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