Erik J. Peterson, MD

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About the Practice

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Erik J. Peterson, MD

Erik J. Peterson, MD

Erik Peterson, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement and revision joint replacement, fracture management and sports medicine.

“My approach to patient care is simple – treat others as you’d like to be treated. I strive to make an accurate diagnosis, discuss patient goals and treatment options, then mutually determine a practical solution to achieve those goals.”

Clinical Interest

Hip care, including total hip replacement and revision total hip replacement, fracture management, and tendonitis

Knee care, including total knee replacement and revision total knee replacement, ACL reconstruction, cartilage injuries and restoration, meniscus tears, fracture management, and tendonitis

Pediatric care, including fracture management and tendonitis

Shoulder care, including anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacement, rotator cuff repair, and shoulder instability


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Medical Degree
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Blaine Orthopedic Surgery Center
Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Achievements & Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha (2008)
Morris and Lee Zuckerman Award for Clinical Proficiency (2009)
Rising Star: Voted a Rising Star Surgeon by his peers in the Mpls.St.Paul Magazine (2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)

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Rochelle McNallan, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Board Certified


Rochelle McNallan, PA-C, is a board-certified Physician Assistant working to coordinate excellent orthopedic patient care. She assists in the operating room, in addition to seeing patients in the clinic. In her free time, Rochelle enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, camping, playing cards, and going on walks with her dog.


Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Medical Education
Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University Wisconsin Madison (2022)
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bemidji State University (2019)

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA)
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Jenna S., CMA

Clinical Assistant

Christine M., CMA

Clinical Assistant