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Doctor Biography

Mark A. Heller, M.D.


Practice Overview

Dr. Heller is a Minnesota native who has made patient care in the Twin Cities area the focus of his medical career. As a specialist in total joint replacement, Dr. Heller contributes to ongoing research involving the latest advances in technology.

Dr. Heller cares for a wide range of orthopedic conditions, although he specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement and arthritis.


Dr. Heller received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and performed his orthopedic residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Hospital Affiliation

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Chief, Department of Orthopaedics, Fairview Riverside Hospital
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Twin Cities Orthopaedic Society (past president)

Educational Appointments

  • Clinical Teaching Appointment, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Training Program Coordinator, Smiley’s Point Family Practice

Special Achievements and Awards

  • Top Doctor: Voted a top orthopedic surgeon by his peers in Mpls/St. Paul magazine (2006, 2008 - 2011, 2013)

Physician Assistant

Jeffrey F. Ballard, PA-C

Appointment Info

(612) 455-2008


Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Patient Testimonials