Dr. Ann E. Van Heest, MD

Dr. Ann E. Van Heest, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female | 56 years old

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Dr. Van Heest specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Saint Paul, MN. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Van Heest is a lifesaver (actually career saver)! I've seen her off and on, as needed for about 20 years. As a musician she saved my career by surgically performing ulnar nerve transpositions and once the nerves regenerated I can't tell that I ever had a career ending problem. I saw her again after a wrist fracture wasn't healing. She repaired it with a bone graft and while I still have some pain (age?) I can continue as a professional musician. She is the top hand/arm surgeon in Mpls!
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Hennepin County Med Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Minn Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brigham And Womens Hospital Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment