Laura D. Koch, MD

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About the Practice

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Laura D. Koch, MD

Laura D. Koch, MD

Dr. Koch specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and has a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Prior to joining Twin Cities Orthopedics, she served four years in the U.S. Air Force at David Grant Medicine Center, Travis Air Force Base, in California. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Koch and her husband, a Hennepin County judge, are busy keeping up with the activities of their two children.

Clinical Interest

Elbow Care

Hand Care, including Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel

Pediatric Care, including Fractures and Injuries

Wrist Care, including Arthroplasty of the Wrist, Thumb and CMC Joint

Most Common Procedures & Conditions
Carpal tunnel (Endoscopic and Open), Dupuytren’s, Thumb Basilar Joint Arthritis, Trigger Finger, Wrist Ligament Injuries and Fractures, Arthroscopy, Hand Numbness, Stiffness of Wrist, Joint Replacements, Preferred Provider of Xiaflex Injections.

Dr. Koch’s clinical interests also include Arthritis Conditions and Peripheral Nerve Surgery.

Education

Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certification in Hand Surgery

Fellowship
Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Residency
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Medical Degree
George Washington University Medical Center

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Crosstown Surgery Center
Eagan Orthopedic Surgery Center
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Fairview Southdale Hospital
Minnesota Valley Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Faculty, Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Achievements and Awards

Best Doctor for Hand Surgery: Voted a best doctor for hand surgery by her peers in Minnesota Monthly (2015)
Minnesota Monthly Top Doctor (2014, 2016, 2017)

    

Staff

Christine S.

Care Coordinator