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Doctor Biography

Scott D. Anseth, M.D.


Practice Overview

Scott D. Anseth, MD's special medical interests include lower extremity joint reconstruction, joint replacement, total hip revision, total knee revision, knee surgery, hip surgery, arthroscopy, fracture care, peri-prosthetic surgery, hip resurfacing and unicompartmental knee replacement.


Dr. Anseth earned his medical degree at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and completed his residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center, in Flint, Michigan.  Continuing his education, Dr. Anseth completed an Orthopedic Lower Extremity Reconstruction Fellowship at Scripps Clinic, in La Jolla, California.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Centennial Lakes Same-day Surgery Center
  • Children's Hospital
  • Crosstown Surgery Center
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital (courtesy privileges)
  • WESTHealth Same-day Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Hennepin County Medical Society
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
Newspaper Articles

Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
Venous thromboembolic events, either deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, are important complications in patients undergoing knee or hip arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a mobile compression device (ActiveCare+S.F.T.) with or without aspirin compared with current pharmacological protocols for prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing elective primary unilateral arthroplasty of a lower-extremity joint. Read More


Heidi Bolgren, PA-C, ATC
Certified Physician Assistant

Matthew Voss, ATC
Certified Athletic Trainer

Linda F.
Care Coordinator

Appointment Info

(952) 456-7000


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Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery