Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD, is leaving Vail, Colo.-based The Steadman Clinic to join Golden Valley, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics, effective July 1.
What you should know:
1. Dr. LaPrade specializes in treating complicated knee injuries.
2. He's an accomplished sports medicine physician and has received several research awards, including the OREF Clinical Research Award.
3. Dr. LaPrade has published more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and 125 book chapters in his career.
4. He will see patients at TCO's Eagan, Minn., and Edina, Minn., locations.
Dr. LaPrade said: "It is an honor and privilege to be joining Twin Cities Orthopedics with their top surgeons and state-of-the-art facilities. Minnesota is home to my family and me, and I am eager to be back providing specialized care in our hometown."