David E. Olson - Orthopedic Physician - Twin Cities Orthopedics

David E. Olson, MD

Family Practice, Board Certified
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Sports Medicine Subspeciality Certification

Areas of Focus
Ankle Care
Elbow Care
Foot Care
Hand Care
Hip Care
Knee Care
Pediatric Care
Shoulder Care
Spine & Neck Care
Sports Medicine
Wrist Care
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Dr. David E. Olson – Twin Cities Orthopedics Specialist

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Practice Overview

David Olson, MD Is a primary care sports medicine physician specializing in a wide-range of sports medicine concerns, including the diagnosis and management of concussions and acute and chronic musculoskeletal issues. Dr. Olson is an experienced sports medicine physician who has worked with various levels of athletes, from professional/elite athletes to the weekend warrior. 

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care
Elbow Care
Foot Care
Hand Care
Hip Care
Knee Care
Non-Surgical Spine Care
Pediatric Care
Shoulder Care

Sports Medicine, including Family Practice Sports Medicine
Wrist Care

Dr. Olson's clinical interests also include the diagnosis and management of concussions. 


Family Practice, Board Certified
Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine

Fellowship in Sports Medicine from South Bend Primary Care Sports Medicine in South Bend, Indiana

United Family Practice Residency in St. Paul, Minnesota

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    North Memorial Medical Center - Residency Program

Professional Affiliations

    American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Member
    American College of Sports Medicine, Member
    ACSM Medical Education Committee (2013-Present)
    AMSSM, Diversity Committee (2004-Present)
    NFL Team Physician Society, Member
    Sports Health Journal, Editorial Board Member (2008-Present)
    Twin Cities Marathon, Course Chair

Educational Appointments

Unviersity of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Achievements and Awards

Top Doctor: Voted a Top Doctor by his peers in Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine (2010, 2012-2017)
Minnesota Monthly Top Doctor, 2017

Sports Affiliations

Team Physician: Minnesota Vikings
Medical Director and Team Physician: University of St. Thomas
Team Physician: Roseville High School
Team Physician: U.S. Weightlifting
Team Physician: U.S. Soccer
Team Physician: Milwaukee Wave (MISL Soccer), (2002-2003)
Fellow Team Physician: University of Notre Dame (2001-2002)



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