Christie S. Heikes, MD

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About the Practice

My Team

Christie S. Heikes, MD

Christie S. Heikes, MD

Dr. Christie Heikes, MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained in sports medicine. Her surgical interests focus on athletic injuries including knee arthroscopy, minimally invasive ACL reconstruction, revision ACL reconstruction, meniscal surgery, pediatric sports medicine, and disorders of the patellofemoral (knee cap) joint.

Her husband, Andrew Arthur, MD, is also an orthopedic surgeon at Twin Cities Orthopedics.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care

Knee Care, including Knee Joint Replacement

Pediatric Care

Sports Medicine


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

Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Minnesota Sports Medicine

University of Minnesota Medical School

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota Medical School

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Crosstown Surgery Center
Eagan Orthopedic Surgery Center
Fairview Southdale Hospital

Professional Affiliations

Faculty, Fairview/MOSMI Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Achievements and Awards

Top Doctor for Women: Voted a top doctor by her peers in Minnesota Monthly magazine (2011)

Sports Affiliations

Team Physician: Perpetual Motion Gymnastics (Woodbury, MN)
Team Physician: St. Catherine University
Team Physician: Legacy Gymnastics
Dynamics Gymnastics Clubs
Jam Hops Gymnastics
TAGS Gymnastics Clubs
Twin Cities Twisters

Research & Publications

Dr. Heikes has greatly contributed to many publications throughout her career.


Katie Ugarte, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Board Certified


Katie Ugarte, PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant. Her interests include hip and knee specialties. Katie also has interest in seeing pediatric patients, specifically child/high school athletes in the Orthopedic Urgent Care.

Katie and her husband live in Edina with 2 children and a 75 lb. golden retriever. Her passions include family time, running, figure skating, playing piano, and traveling.


Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
Bachelors Degree in Biology, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Adam M.

Care Coordinator