Michael Forseth, M.D.

"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."

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Undergraduate Studies
St. Olaf College — Northfield, Minnesota

Medical School
University of South Dakota School of Medicine — Vermillion, South Dakota

Residency
Loyola University Affiliated Hospitals — Maywood, Illinois

Fellowships
Hand Surgery, University of Cincinnati — Cincinnati, Ohio

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • East Metro Medical Society

Publications & Awards

  • Research in multiple medical journals, including the Journal of Hand Surgery
  • 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
Running, biking, skiing, and my children are active in hockey, soccer, baseball

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