James Schwender, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spine Specialist, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

James Schwender, MD

Orthopedic Surgery/Spine Fellowship

Bloomington

I am an orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in spine. My special interests are minimally invasive procedures. As a physician, my goal is for patients to recover as quickly and safely as possible, and get them back to their activities.

Interests

Trauma

Tumors

Cervical, thoracic and lumbar

Radiculopathy

Scoliosis

Background



Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
  • Surgery Internship, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Fellowship

  • Spine Fellowship, Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN

Medical degree

  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Position

  • Clinical Instructor, University of Vermont College of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2001-2006)

Membership

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Vice President 1st Elect
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Honors & Awards

  • Mpls St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctors" (2013-2017)

Publications