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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Twin Cities Orthopedics 560 S Maple St Ste 200 Waconia, MN 55387 Get Directions

Biography

Gary E. Wyard, MD, has extensive knowledge of total hip, total knee, and partial knee replacement procedures. He is an expert in revision surgery and arthroscopy, shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Wyard also specializes in sports medicine of the knee and shoulder, trauma, general orthopedics, mini-exposure surgery and non-surgical neck and back care. He has provided medical expert testimony in forensic medicine for the past 35 years.

Dr. Wyard is Chief Medical Officer for Twin Cities Orthopedics and prior Chairman of the Board.

Family is extremely important to Dr. Wyard. He and his family have called the Lake Minnetonka area home for over 40 years, and his practice has served the West Metro community for his entire career. In his free time, Dr. Wyard enjoys biking, golfing, and just generally staying active.

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    10 to 15 minutes
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Gary E. Wyard, MD, has extensive knowledge of total hip, total knee, and partial knee replacement procedures. He is an expert in revision surgery and arthroscopy, shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Wyard also specializes in sports medicine of the knee and shoulder, trauma, general orthopedics, mini-exposure surgery and non-surgical neck and back care. He has provided medical expert testimony in forensic medicine for the past 35 years.

Dr. Wyard is Chief Medical Officer for Twin Cities Orthopedics and prior Chairman of the Board.

Family is extremely important to Dr. Wyard. He and his family have called the Lake Minnetonka area home for over 40 years, and his practice has served the West Metro community for his entire career. In his free time, Dr. Wyard enjoys biking, golfing, and just generally staying active.

Dr. Wyard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    St Paul Ramsey Hospital

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    University Minn Hosps

    Completed in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection