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Lakewood Health System offers a broad range of orthopedic procedures to our patients. Some of the orthopedic surgery procedures performed at Lakewood include, but are not limited to:

  • Total knee replacements
  • Total hip replacements
  • Total shoulder replacements
  • Reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)
  • Arthroscopy procedures (shoulder/knee)
  • Hand and foot procedures
  • Fracture care

We are pleased to partner with the surgeons from Essentia Health St. Joseph’s – Orthopedics Clinic out of Brainerd, MN, who provide five-day-a-week orthopedic coverage at Lakewood. Every physician is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and belongs to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Click here to visit Essentia Health’s website.

Dr. Nicholas Lesmeister – Click for bio
Dr. Chris Metz – Click for bio
Dr. Ashley Nord – Click for bio
Dr. Paul Rud – Click for bio
Dr. Paul Thompson – Click for bio

Click on the Joint Connection tab to learn more specifics about our joint replacement program.