Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics Surgeon Erik Severson, M.D., of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby and Riverwood Healthcare in Aitkin was recently reappointed to a three-year term on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Hip, Knee & Adult Reconstruction Evaluation Committee.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is a medical organization for orthopedic surgeons with 39,000 members worldwide that provides patient information on injuries and diseases of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Founded in 1933, the Academy is the pre-eminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others.
Dr. Severson has practiced at CRMC and RHCC since 2010. He completed a fellowship with specialty training in hip and knee reconstruction and joint replacement surgery at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Severson received his undergraduate degree from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio; completed medical school at the University of Minnesota; and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Utah. His work has been published in numerous professional publications and he has made presentations at national conferences.