Surgery

A Cut Above

Our surgical team is the embodiment of cutting edge. From complex microvascular surgeries to cosmetic same-day procedures, we bring together world-class physicians and specialists with the expertise, technology, and techniques to meet your needs and get you on the road to recovery. You’re in steady hands.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • Skilled surgical teams perform more than 15,000 inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures a year across four locations—our two hospitals and two ambulatory centers.
  • Our patients consistently rate both of our hospitals among the best in class for patient satisfaction.
  • We manage your pain and comfort with a highly experienced, skilled team of anesthesiologists.
  • Because North – Robbinsdale Hospital is designated a Level I Trauma Center, we are able to provide life-and-limb-saving surgeries at some of life’s most critical moments.
  • North – Maple Grove Hospital consistently ranks among the top hospitals in the North Metro for joint replacements and robotic surgeries, and offers mindfulness classes to help you prepare for surgery and cope with the natural stress that comes with having surgery.
  • We always collaborate across medical disciplines as necessary, which means you receive the most complete care possible.

Surgical Options

For those who qualify for bariatric surgery, weight loss is not just about the numbers on the scale or the size of their jeans. Significant weight loss can help reduce the risk of further health conditions or help them manage ones they already have. For that, we offer minimally invasive sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgeries.

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Offering a full array of surgeries for both minimally invasive and open procedures.

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Professional, private, dignified care. From hemorrhoids to complex colon cancer, we can treat your condition. We offer a full spectrum of surgery types, from open surgery to laparoscopic surgery to robotic surgeries.

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Ear, nose and throat procedures with experienced professionals and high-tech vision. Our experienced surgeons handle a full spectrum of ear, nose and throat surgeries, ranging from the simple to complex cases, and from children to adults.

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Providing endoscopic procedures for diagnosis and treatment of GI conditions. Our experienced, devoted team members make your procedures as seamless as possible from start to finish.

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We offer a wide range of surgery options for your neck and torso, including laparoscopic and robotic options. Our minimally invasive techniques have shortened hospital stays and recovery times.

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Robbinsdale Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center featuring highly experienced neurosurgery staff and leading techniques and technology. We provide elective, emergency and trauma surgeries.

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We provide expert care for every phase of a woman's reproductive life, with open, laser, laparoscopic and robotic surgical options.

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Our experienced teams provide the latest and most accurate eye surgeries in a state-of-the-art facility.

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Complex, radical surgeries performed by a world-renowned team. Our surgeon Dr. Patel, is known throughout the nation by both patients and colleagues for his exacting work and compassionate care when it comes to oral and throat cancers, salivary gland disease, and facial reconstruction, among other complex head and neck surgeries.

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We provide the most advanced treatments for orthopedic conditions, including anterior minimally invasive total hip replacement.

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We provide it all, from same-day cosmetic procedures to complex reconstructions.

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Surgery to correct bone and joint conditions and alleviate pain and impairment.

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Our robotic technology is revolutionizing the way we handle lung surgery, among other conditions.

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When it comes to urology, everything you need is here. Our board-certified surgeons perform a variety of surgeries with lasers, sound waves, robots and other techniques and work with interdisciplinary teams wherever needed.

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The Board-certified, fellowship trained vascular surgeons of Minneapolis Vascular Physicians are experts in both open surgical and minimally invasive procedures to repair arteries and veins. We're well known as a top trauma center for vascular injuries as well as a leader in endovascular therapy for aortic aneurysms and carotid stenosis.

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Robotic Surgery

We are a regional leader in robotic surgery. Both of our hospitals are equipped with the technology, surgical staff, and expertise to perform minimally invasive procedures—which can maximize your surgery results.

Both hospitals offer the da Vinci Xi, the most advanced robotic surgical system available. This technology allows for a minimally invasive approach across many surgery types, including bariatric, oncologic, and cardiothoracic surgeries.

We currently offer the robotic option for various surgeries within the following programs:

  • Bariatric & Metabolic
  • Cardiothoracic
  • General
  • ObGyn
  • Oral Maxillofacial
  • Urologic

Care Team

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Peter Lindbloom, MPAS, PA-C, RDMS

Surgery
I focus on clearly explaining any plans and procedures, while also taking into consideration my patients' desires and goals.
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Jennifer Rickard, MD, MPH, FACS

Trauma, Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery
I provide compassionate, customer-centered care.
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Alissa Ventura, PA-C

Surgery
I provide compassionate and effective care, with attention to details.
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Twyla Bergenstal

Twyla Bergenstal, DNP, APRN, CNP

Trauma, Surgery, Critical Care
I provide each patient with the care they need and the compassion they deserve.
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So Yeon Kang, DNP, APRN, CRNA

Anesthesia
I commit to respect, diversity, and excellence in delivering anesthesia care.
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Nicholas Davis, MD

Surgery
Healthcare is a team endeavor that includes the customer.
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Brian J. Kobienia, MD

Brian J. Kobienia, MD

Plastic Surgery
I work to deliver exceptional service and compassionate care to all our patients.
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Matthew K. Kissner, MD, FACS

Surgery
I am dedicated to providing an excellent care experience in the full range of general surgery.
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Carrie Michels, CRNA

Anesthesia
I provide compassionate, customer-centered care.
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Sarah Lippert, MD, FACS

General Surgery, Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Trauma
I enjoy being able to help people every day.
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Jonathan Gipson, MD, FACS

Trauma, Acute Care, General Surgery and Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
I aim to step in and intervene in my patients' moments of greatest need to restore their health.
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Brooke A. Dokken, PA-C

Surgery
I provide competent medical care while incorporating the core values of respect, integrity, and compassion.
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Lucian Panait

Lucian Panait, MD

General Surgery and Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
My patients' needs and well-being matter most: we will work together to achieve best outcomes.
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Matthew Hawkins

Matthew C. Hawkins, PA-C

Orthopedic, Neurosurgery
My care philosophy revolves around precision, understanding, and tailored healthcare solutions.
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Stefano Sinicropi

Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
My goal is to provide innovative spine care options specific to my patients' needs.
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Jacob Guth

Jacob G. Guth, PA-C

Spine Surgery
My treatment philosophy is based on building trust and encouraging patients to attain overall wellbeing.
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