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Two surgeons join Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics

Jon Herseth, MD

Jon Herseth, MD

Susan Moen, MD

Susan Moen, MD

Orthopaedic surgeons Jonathan Herseth, MD, of Roseville, and Susan Moen, MD, of Stillwater, will join the Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics (MCO) in Aitkin and Crosby on September 1.

Dr. Herseth will use both surgical and nonsurgical means to diagnose and treat ailments affecting muscles, bones and joints, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. He has special interests in treating sports related injuries.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities, Dr. Herseth also completed the U of M’s orthopaedic surgery residency program in 2015 and recently finished his orthopaedic surgery fellowship in sports medicine. He also obtained his bachelor of science degree in biology at the University of Minnesota and studied at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Herseth is originally from Roseau, Minn.

Dr. Herseth is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has worked as a lab assistant while an undergraduate and has experience working on construction crews during college and high school. He has served in several volunteer positions at medical centers, clinics and on a mission trip to Belize. He is also a former pilot and has other interests in hunting, fishing, and Great Lakes marine history.

Dr. Susan Moen, the Brainerd Lakes area’s only hand surgeon, will diagnose and treat all problems related to the different structures in the hand, wrist and elbow.

An orthopaedic surgeon who has additional training in surgery of the hand, Dr. Moen cares for problems without surgery and is specially trained to operate when necessary. She is also an expert in diagnosing and caring for wrist and elbow problems.

A graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Neb., Dr. Moen recently completed a fellowship in hand surgery at HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research in St. Paul.  She also completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Summa Health Systems in Akron, Ohio. Dr. Moen earned her bachelor of arts degree in chemistry with honors at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn.

Dr. Moen is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a candidate for membership in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. She is the recipient of numerous academic and research awards and has made several presentations. Outside of her practice, Dr. Moen enjoys rowing, swimming, running, waterskiing, documentaries, travel and Olympic Parks.

MCO is located at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. For an appointment with Dr. Herseth or Dr. Moen, call (218) 927-5566 in Aitkin or (218) 546-7462 in Crosby.