Laura D. Koch - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Laura D. Koch, MD

Orthopedic Surgey, Board Certified
Hand Surgery Fellowship
Hand Surgery Subspecialty Certification

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Areas of Focus
Elbow Care
Hand Care
Pediatric Care
Wrist Care
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Dr. Laura D. Koch – Twin Cities Orthopedics Specialist

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Practice Overview

Dr. Koch specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and has a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Prior to joining Twin Cities Orthopedics, she served four years in the U.S. Air Force at David Grant Medicine Center, Travis Air Force Base, in California. When not practicing Medicine, Dr. Koch and her husband, a Hennepin County Judge, are busy keeping up with the activities of their two children.

Clinical Interest

Elbow Care
Hand Care
, including Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel
Pediatric Care, including Fractures and Injuries
Wrist Care, including Arthroplasty of the Wrist, Thumb and CMC Joint

Most Common Procedures & Conditions
Carpal tunnel (endoscopic and open), Dupuytren's, thumb basilar joint arthritis, trigger finger, wrist ligament injuries and fractures, arthroscopy, hand numbness, stiffness of wrist, joint replacements, Preferred Provider of Xiaflex Injections.

Dr. Koch’s clinical interests also include arthritis conditions and
peripheral nerve surgery.


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certification in Hand Surgery

Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Medical Degree
George Washington University Medical Center

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Crosstown Surgery Center
    Fairview Ridges Hospital
    Fairview Southdale Hospital
    Minnesota Valley Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    Faculty, Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Achievements and Awards

Best Doctor for Hand Surgery: Voted a best doctor for hand surgery by her peers in Minnesota Monthly (2015)
MN Monthly Top Doctor 2014,2016,2017


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