If you experience pain or physical limitations in your shoulders, elbows, hands, wrists, knees, hips, ankles, feet, back or neck – Northern Orthopedics can help. Northern Orthopedics has delivered exceptional care to thousands of patients with musculoskeletal disease or injury. As a full-service organization with six board-certified physicians and the most sophisticated medical equipment, Northern Orthopedics has the expertise you demand for health, comfort and compassion.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Here with you achieving excellence

Essentia Health St. Joseph's Medical Center has become the first hospital in Minnesota, and 15th in the nation, to receive accreditation in hip fracture care from the prestigious Joint Commission. READ MORE

Friday, July 12, 2013

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I formed the Northern Orthopedics practice back in 1975. Today, you simply won’t find another team with the same talent and passion for Orthopedics and your health. Every surgeon is an expert, which means you can count on Northern Orthopedics for everything from routine therapy and day surgery to total joint replacement. I retired recently and enjoy spending my time relaxing with family and friends. But because I’m so fond of the practice and patients we serve, I continue to stay involved with Northern Orthopedics – and you.  Because it’s our passion.

God Bless!

Peter A. Schmitz, MD

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Oak Ridge Professional Building
2014 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
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