Andrea M. Saterbak, MD

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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, and participates in the TCO EXCEL Surgery & Recovery program.

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.

Clinical Interest

Sports medicine

Knee care, including ACL reconstruction (patellar tendon, hamstring, allograft), complex ligament/multi ligament knee injuries, meniscus repair, cartilage regeneration techniques, partial and total joint replacement, and revision joint replacement with use of patient-specific guided instrumentation in many cases

Shoulder care, including arthroscopic surgical techniques in the shoulder and knee, and cartilage regeneration techniques used in 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.


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

Medical Degree
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

High Pointe Surgery Center
Lakeview Hospital
Woodwinds Hospital
Other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Hawkins Shoulder Society
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society

Educational Affiliations

Previous educator for the HCMC Primary Care, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Achievements & Awards

Top Doctors Award, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine (2017 – 2023)

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, 2019, 2021, 2023)
Awarded Stillwater High School Distinguished Alumni (2009)
Charter Member of the St. Croix Valley Sports Hall of Fame (1999)

Sports Affiliations

Team Physician: Stillwater Area High School (1998 – Present)

Team Physician: St. Paul Saints (1998 – 2020)

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Team Physician: University of Wisconsin – River Falls Athletics (1998 – 2005)

Consulting Doctor for U.S. Ski Team (USST), Alpine World Cup (1997 – Present)


Maren Schultz, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Board Certified


Maren Schultz, PA-C, is a board-certified Physician Assistant working in conjunction with Dr. Saterbak to coordinate excellent orthopedic patient care. She earned her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Charleston, West Virginia. Previously she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, Exercise and Movement Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she was also on the Badger Rowing Team. In her free time she likes to be active with running, golfing, playing pickleball, and cross country skiing.


Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Licensed by the Minnesota and Wisconsin Boards of Medical Practice

Medical Education
Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Charleston
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Nick Thorn, B.S.

Care Coordinator

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