Nicholas G. Weiss - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics
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Nicholas G. Weiss, MD

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

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Areas of Focus
Hip Care
Knee Care
 
Shoulder Care
Sports Medicine

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Dr. Weiss is a sports medicine specialist, with 20+ years experience treating athletes at all levels of competition, including high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. A member of the TCO team since 2003, Dr Weiss recieved his orthopedic surgery training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, with extensive emphasis on joint replacement surgery. He then completed a Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Madison, where he treated the Badgers.

Dr. Weiss is deeply passionate about sports medicine, and is committed to helping athletes reach their highest potentials. In addition to the Wisconsin Badgers, Dr. Weiss has treated the St. Paul Saints, University of St. Thomas student-athletes, and numerous local high school athletes. He is active in the community, serving as a doctor on the sidelines during high school football and hockey games, as well as during marathons and mixed martial arts competitions.
 
           

He is a leader in the sports medicine community, serving as a member of the TCO Sports Medicine Committee. As Associate Master Instructor for a course in fundamentals of arthroscopy at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago, Dr. Weiss trains orthopedic residents in techniques of arthroscopic and sports medicine surgery. 

"Our goal is to eliminate pain and restore function to allow our patients to live their lives to the fullest, while at the same time providing a pleasant overall patient experience. We take the team approach, most importantly including the patient as decision maker.
 
We educate patients on their pathology and on appropriate treatment options. The patient directs the team on carrying out the best treatment plan for them. Whether operative or non-operative, we are there to help our patients achieve their goals. We strive to achieve this in a timely fashion and be as available as able to our patients to assist them."

Clinical Interest


Sports Medicine, treats sports injuries to all areas of the body for all ages and abilities. Platlet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and stem cell with PRP

Knee Care, including ACL reconstruction (all inside minimally invasive technique), cartilage injuries, regeneration, and restoration, arthritis, total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, revision knee replacement, arthroscopy, osteotomy, LCL and MCL repair/reconstruction, meniscus tears, multiple ligament injuries of the knee, patella (knee cap) stabilization including MPFL reconstruction osteotomy, patellar (knee cap) dislocation/instability, PCL repair/reconstruction, tendon repair, and iliotibial band (IT band) syndrome

Hip Care, including total hip joint replacement (direct anterior and posterior approach), arthroscopy (impingement, labral repair), fracture management, arthiritis, hamstring repair, tendon repair, tendonitis, and bursitis

Shoulder Care, including Bankart repair for instability/dislocation, rotator cuff problems and repair, biceps tendon (tenodesis/tenotomy), shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, bursitis, fracture management, frozen shoulder, revision joint replacement, arthritis, arthroscopy, labral repair, shoulder stabilization, SLAP repair, and throwing shoulder injuries
 

Education

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

Fellowship
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin
                                                                                                                                                                  
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Medical Degree
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Undergraduate Studies
Bachelor of Arts - University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    High Pointe Surgery Center
    Lakeview Hospital
    Westfields Hospital
    Woodwinds Health Campus
    And other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society        
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery                          
    American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    Arthroscopy Association of North America
    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
    Mayo Clinic Orthopaedic Alumni Association
    Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

Sports Affiliations

University of St. Thomas - Team Physician

St. Paul Saints - Team Physician

Somerset High School - Team Physician

New Richmond High School - Consulting Physician

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