About the Practice
Andrea M. Saterbak, MD
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 was a former Team Physician for the St. Paul Saints baseball team.
Dr. Saterbak is a multiyear award winner of the Best Doctors Award given by the Mpls.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.
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 Vail, Colorado
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska
Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations
High Pointe Surgery Center
Other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Hawkins Shoulder Society
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
Previous educator for the HCMC Primary Care, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Achievements & Awards
Top Doctors Award, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine (2017 – 2021)
Minnesota Monthly Award for Best Orthopedic Doctor for Women (2015)
University of Wyoming Sports Hall of Fame (2015)
Stillwater Gazette Readers Choice Award for Orthopedic Surgery (2009, 2010, 2015)
Awarded Stillwater High School Distinguished Alumni (2009)
Charter Member of the St. Croix Valley Sports Hall of Fame (1999)
Team Physician: Stillwater Area High School (1998 – Present)
Team Physician: St. Paul Saints (1998 – 2020)
Team Physician: University of Wisconsin – River Falls Athletics (1998 – 2005)
Consulting Doctor for U.S. Ski Team (USST), Alpine World Cup (1997 – Present)
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