Stephen L. Olmsted - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Stephen L. Olmsted, MD

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

Areas of Focus
Elbow Care
Hand Care
Pediatric Care
Sports Medicine
Wrist Care

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Practice Overview

Stephen L. Olmsted, MD, specializes in hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery as well as fracture care. He also has special interests in scaphoid fractures, carpal instability, nerve compression syndrome and arthritis reconstruction.  Dr. Olmsted also has an active Sports Medicine practice and takes care of hand and wrist injuries for collegiate and professional athletes. 

Clinical Interest

Elbow Care, including Elbow Joint Revision and Elbow Joint Replacement
Hand & Wrist Care
Pediatric Care
Sports Medicine

Dr. Olmsted's areas of clinical interest also include distal radius fractures, scaphoid fractures, carpal instability, Nerve Compression Syndrome and arthritis reconstruction.


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

Fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of California, Davis

University of Minnesota Medical School

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota Medical School

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Crosstown Surgery Center

    Fairview Ridges Hospital

    Minnesota Valley Surgery Center

    Ridgeview Medical Center

    St. Francis Regional Medical Center

    University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (Fellow)
    American Medical Association
    American Society of Surgery of the Hand (Fellow)
    Minnesota Medical Association


Achievements and Awards

Awarded first place for a presentation at the Midwest Medical Student Research Forum, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Received a Minnesota Medical Foundation Research Grant in (1989)
Minnesota Monthly Top Doctor, 2017

Sports Affiliations

Orthopedic consultant for hand and wrist injuries to collegiate and professional athletes and teams. 


  • Matthew Anderson, OTR/L
    Hand Therapist

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