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Doctor Biography

Paul J. Crowe, M.D.


Practice Overview

Paul J. Crowe, MD specializes in treating disorders of the spine, orthopedic fracture care, joint reconstruction and joint replacement revisions.


Dr. Crowe is a graduate of the Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis and completed his residency at the State University of New York-Upstate Medical Center. Additionally, he completed a fellowship at the University of Toronto Sunnybrook Medical Center.

Hospital Affiliations

  • North Memorial Medical Center
  • North Memorial Maple Grove Same-day Surgery Center
  • WESTHealth Same-day Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Hennepin County Medical Society
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • State of Minnesota Medical Services Review Board

Special Achievements and Awards

  • Top Doctor: Voted a top orthopedic surgeon by his peers in Mpls/St. Paul magazine
  • Member of the Medical Services Review Board for the State of Minnesota's Department of Labor and Industry

Physician Assistant

Kari Fernholz, PA-C

Appointment Info

(763) 520-7870


Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1991; Recertification, 2002

General Information About Spine Surgery

Spine Anatomy & Causes of Pain

Spine Technology

Scientific Glossary

Treatment Options

Lumbar Laminectomy

Lumbar Microdiscecotmy

Microscopic Discectomy

Spinal Fusion

Interbody Fusion

Interbody Fusion with Cages


Minimally Invasive Fusion

Minimally Invasive Decompression

Minimally Invasive Discectomy