Dr. Mark Dahl, MD

Dr. Mark Dahl, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
(33)
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Dr. Mark Dahl, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

200 University Ave E

Saint Paul, MN 55101

Contact Information

(651) 290-8707

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dahl performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 82% of peers
Bone Disorders
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Dahl's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dahl "St. Croix Orthopaedics, P.A. understands the challenges facing patients with orthopaedic conditions/injuries. We treat each patient as an individual with unique needs and use a team approach to enable timely, effective diagnoses and treatments. We believe in educating patients as much as possible about their condition and available treatment alternatives. Our staff is dedicated to providing this information and answering questions so you can take an active part in your own care. Our staff is caring, accessible, and knowledgeable. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for urgent issues."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Congenital Contracture
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Limb Length
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Perthe's Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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24  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Analysis
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Univeristy Of Verona
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dahl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dahl's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dahl to family and friends
33 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Dahl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

So I go to see Dr. Dahl about my chronic knee damage brought on by a congenital condition in my legs. “Best in the state” I was told. After ordering MRI’s, X-Rays, and injection shots for a month (that didn’t work as my knees were too damaged), and saw there was nothing left to do, he decided to...more
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I have been a patient of his for many years. I have had many procedures, including, femur and tibia lengthening, distal femoral osteotomy, subtalar fusion, and Achilles tenotomy. Dr. Dahl is the best of the best.
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Dr. Mark Dahl is unsurpassed in his surgical skills and is also a compassionate thoughtful person. My experience with him started as an emergency surgery after an infection started in a ankle fracture repair and spread throughout my leg and body. His confidence in his ability and his straight talk...more
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Unfortunately, my leg lengthening procedure was not a success whatsoever. Dr. Dahl should have made known the potential complications better. Besides the leg lengthening not effective, the bone growth was not monitored well, so now I have a larger mass just above the knee area with a lot of...more
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This was one of the worst experiences ever! Took his advice to develop a physical therapy plan to my physical therapist. Turns out his advice would have resulted in either a broken foot or a hyper extended knee. Being told to suck it up and just get through it is not prudent medical advice. I would...more
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