Dr. Mark A. Urban, MD

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Dr. Mark A. Urban, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Twin Cities Orthopedics 4010 W 65th St, Edina, MN 55435 Get Directions
(952) 456-7000

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Mark A. Urban, MD, practices general orthopedics but also specializes in hand and upper extremity trauma and reconstruction. Common injuries...   Read More

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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    Failed Scaphoid surgery, Kept me casted for 18 weeks. Given severe arthritis My thumb will never work properly again. The cast did the damage. Had 4 more surgeries with other doctors in an attempt to fix the scaphoid
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Bone Cancer
    • Broken Arm
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Joint Pain
    • Limb Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement

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      • Physical or Mental Condition  (1/8/2011)
      • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
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      • Physical or Mental Condition  (7/13/2013)
      • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
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      • State: Minnesota
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Wisconsin Medical School

      Graduated in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      University Pa

      Completed in 1991

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Tx

      Completed in 1992

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Urban'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 Hand Surgery
    • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Urban says...

    Mark A. Urban, MD, practices general orthopedics but also specializes in hand and upper extremity trauma and reconstruction. Common injuries and conditions Dr. Urban treats include carpal tunnel syndrome, Colles' fractures, arthritis surgery, nerve compression syndromes, as well as problems with skin, nerves, tendons, joints, and circulation.

    Dr. Urban comes from a family of physicians, so medicine has always been his life. He is passionate about medicine, and continues to stay up-to-date on the latest procedures and technologies.