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Andrew M. Schmiesing, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery, Board Eligible Sports Medicine Fellowship Additional Area of Focus in Joint Replacement

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Areas of Focus

Foot & Ankle Care
Hand & Wrist Care
Hip Care
Knee Care
Pediatric Care
Shoulder & Elbow Care
Sports Medicine
Trauma Care

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Practice Overview

Andrew M. Schmiesing, MD, is a board eligible, sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He completed his medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and his residency at the University of Minnesota. He then completed a sports medicine fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in Orange County, California. Here, he gained further experience in the management of sports injuries as well as a more extensive training in arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, including ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic and open management of shoulder instability as well as other procedures. Dr. Schmiesing’s practice with TCO consists of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, as well as an interest in joint replacement, including hip, knee, and shoulder, both traditional and reverse shoulder replacements. He is also an assistant team physician for Stillwater High School, helping to take care of all athletes and injuries.

Dr. Schmiesing grew up in Stillwater, MN and attended Stillwater High School where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He then attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and played football and baseball. After college, he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins and played three seasons of professional baseball. He and his wife have three boys and live in Stillwater. During his free time, Dr. Schmiesing enjoys playing sports with his boys, traveling to the mountains, and working outside.

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Clinical Interest

Elbow Care, including Treatment of Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Distal Bicep and Tricep Injuries, Treatment of the Overhead Athlete including Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair and Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery) and Arthroscopic Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) Treatment

Fracture Care, including Surgical and Non-Surgical Management of Common Fractures

Hip Care, including Treatment of Hip Osteoarthritis and Avascular Necrosis, including Total Hip Replacement Through an Anterior or Posterior Approach

Knee Care, including Treatment of ACL Tears, Other Ligament Injuries, Meniscus Injuries (including Meniscal Repair, Root Repairs, and Transplant), Patellar Instability, Chondral Injuries, Knee Malalignment, Quadriceps and Patellar Tendon Injuries, Knee Osteoarthritis and Total Knee Replacement

Pediatric Care, including Treatment of Sports Related Injury, Pain, Strains/Sprains and Common Fractures

Shoulder Care, including Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears, Shoulder Instability/Labral Injuries with Arthroscopic and Open Techniques, Shoulder (AC) Separation, Proximal Bicep Tendon Injures, Rotator Cuff Arthropathy and Primary Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder including Reverse and Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine, including Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment and/or Triage of all Aspects of Sports Medicine for All Ages

Wrist & Hand Care, including Treatment of Basic Hand Pathology to include Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Finger

Ankle Care, including Treatment of Common Fractures, Acute and Chronic Ankle Instability and Tendon Tears


Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Orange County, CA

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Medical Degree
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Eagan Orthopedic Surgery Center
High Point Surgery Center
Lakeview Hospital
Osceola Medical Center
Woodwinds Hospital

Professional Affiliations

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (2021 – Present)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (2015 – Present)
Alpha Omega Alpha (2014 – Present)

Achievements & Awards

11th round draft pick, Major League Baseball Draft, Minnesota Twins (2007)

Sports Affiliations

Team Physician: Stillwater High School (2021)
High School Football Coverage (2018 – 2020)
Free High School Sports Physicals (2018 – 2019)


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Sydney Olson, PA-C

Zach L.
Care Coordinator

Patient Testimonials

September 16, 2021

Linda H.

Dr. Schmiesing gave clear explanations during every step of the injection. He and his care team, Zach and Lauren, have very caring personalities. Within minutes I was walking out of the clinic. I would highly recommend Dr. Schmiesing.

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