Summit Orthopedics spine surgeon provides service in Sleepy Eye

SLEEPY EYE — Summit Orthopedics and Sleepy Eye Medical Center (SEMC) announce that David Strothman, M.D., is now seeing patients at SEMC. Dr. Strothman is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, disc replacement surgery, and cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine conditions.

“I’ve come to know and care for so many patients throughout South-Central Minnesota over the past 10 years while offering my services at New Ulm Medical Center,” said Dr. Strothman. “Access to specialized healthcare close to home is vitally important to an individual’s health and wellbeing as well as a community’s. I’m delighted to continue serving my patients and the broader community now down the road at Sleepy Eye Medical Center.”

“We are always excited to add a new service for patients. With the addition of Dr. Strothman and his team from Summit Orthopedics, our patients will have direct access to excellent back, neck and spine care,” said Kevin Sellheim, CEO and administrator of Sleepy Eye Medical Center. “They have been coming to this area for years and have a sterling reputation. SEMC providers are thrilled to have Dr. Strothman onsite regularly. We know our patients will benefit from this service as well.”

Joining Dr. Strothman in Sleepy Eye are Physician Assistants Chelsie Richards and Brendan Murphy. This team also sees patients in Hutchinson, Plymouth, Monticello, and Buffalo.

Dr. Strothman has authored book chapters addressing minimally invasive surgical techniques. Over the course of his career, he has received numerous awards the Patients’ Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and the On-Time Doctor Award. In addition, Mpls./St. Paul Magazine has repeatedly recognized Dr. Strothman as both a Rising Star and a Top Doctor.


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