Erik Severson, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Erik Severson practices at the Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. He serves as the Center’s Total Joints Program Medical Director and oversees the Rapid Recovery Program, a leading edge joint replacement protocol with proven outcome enhancements for patients.

With Fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic in orthopaedic surgery, his practice focuses on primary hip and knee replacement, as well as the more complex procedures of revision of hip and knee replacements. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in the orthopaedic field as well as doing presentations on high-level research on joint care treatment at professional conferences across the country.

Educational Institutions

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • B.S. in Biology, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio, Magna Cum Laude


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic


  • Orthopaedics