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Doctor Biography

Thomas J. Raih, M.D.


Practice Overview

Thomas J. Raih, MD, specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic knee, shoulder surgery and total joint replacement. Dr. Raih has performed more than 2,500 knee and hip replacements and more than 1,000 shoulder and rotator cuff surgeries with excellent results.


Dr. Raih is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency through the Medical College of Wisconsin and the San Francisco Combined Orthopaedic Program.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Crosstown Surgery Center
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Minnesota Orthopedic Society
  • North American Arthroscopy Association

Educational Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor, Gillette Children's Hospital, 1977 - 1992
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Minnesota Residency Program, 1977 - 1992
  • Member, Minnesota Sports Medicine, 1992 - present

Sports Affiliations

  • Team Physician/Consultant: St. Thomas Academy (1989 - present)
  • Team Physician/Consultant: Cretin - Derham High School (1988 - present)
  • Team Physician/Medical Director: Women's World Hockey Championship (2001)
  • Staff Physician: Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center (1993 - 2002)

Physician Assistant

Kathryn O'Hearn, PA-C

Appointment Info

(952) 456-7000

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Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1977

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