Andrea M. Saterbak - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Andrea M. Saterbak, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification

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Areas of Focus
Knee Care
Shoulder Care
Sports Medicine

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Practice Overview

Andrea Saterbak, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in knee and shoulder conditions. In particular, she is experienced in arthroscopic approaches to ligament repair/reconstruction, cartilage preservation, and joint replacement/arthroplasty.

Her focus on sports medicine sparks her drive to provide all of her patients with the best care possible for them. Her continued affiliation with the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado and her membership in the national sports medicine society, AOSSM, strengthens her continued education in sports medicine. She currently provides care to local sports teams including Stillwater Area High School (Stillwater, MN) and the St. Paul Saints baseball team.

Dr. Saterbak is a multi year award winner of the Best Doctors Award given by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. She is a Pillar Club member of the St. Croix Valley United Way and an honorary board member of Youth Advantage. She participated as an educator in the Hennepin County Medical Center family practice Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.

Dr. Saterbak enjoys alpine skiing and travels the World Cup Tour with the U.S. Ski Team as a consulting team physician. She enjoys glacier skiing in areas where fresh, untouched snow awaits,  boating, paddle-boarding, mountain biking, golf, and gardening. 

Clinical Interest

Sports Medicine, Dr. Saterbak works closely with many athletic trainers and physical therapists. A comprehensive knowledge base in all aspects of sports medicine management is her strength.

Knee Care, including expertise in all graft options for ACL reconstruction (patellar tendon, hamstring, allograft), complex ligament/multi ligament knee injuries, meniscus repair and cartilage regeneration techniques. Partial and total joint replacement, and revision joint replacement with use of patient-specific guided instrumentation in many cases

Shoulder Care, with an emphasis on arthroscopic surgical techniques in the shoulder and knee, as well as cartilage regeneration techniques used in sports medicine.


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certified, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Denver, CO

Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Medical Degree
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    High Pointe Surgery Center
    Lakeview Hospital
    River Falls Area Medical Center
    Woodwinds Hospital
    And other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    Hawkins Shoulder Society
    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society

    Educational Affiliations

    Previous educator for the HCMC Primary Care, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Achievements and Awards

2017 - Best Doctors Award, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine 

2015 – Minnesota Monthly Award for Best Orthopedic Doctor for Women

2015 – University of Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame
2009, 2010, 2015 – Stillwater Gazette Readers Choice Award for Orthopedic Surgery
2009 – Awarded Stillwater High School Distinguished Alumni
1999 – Charter Member of the St. Croix Valley Sports Hall of Fame

Sports Affiliations

1998 – Current: Stillwater Area High School - Team Physician

1998 – Current: St. Paul Saints Baseball - Team Physician

1998 – 2005: University of Wisconsin - River Falls Athletics - Team Physician

1997 – Current consulting doctor for the U.S. Ski Team (USST), Alpine World Cup




  • Dana L. Kaufman, PA-C
    Certified Physician Assistant

    Sarah S., A.T.C. 
    Clinical Assistant

    Moira V. 
    Clinical Assistant 

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