Daniel Tvedten, MD






Undergraduate     St. Cloud State university, St. Cloud, MN
B.A. ChemistryGraduated
Magna Cum Laude


Medical School    University of Minnesota Medical School,
Minneapolis, MN
M.D. 1985-1989


Internship  Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA  1989-1990,
General Surgical Internship


Residency  Naval Medical Center, Oakland CA  1991-1995,
Orthopedic Surgery



Staff Orthopedic Surgeon – Northland Orthopedic Associates,SC
Staff Orthopedic Surgeon – St. Mary’s Hospital



*      ACLS Instructor

*      Medical Executive Committee

*      Pain Clinic Committee

*      Quality Improvement Committee

*      Director Surgical Services, 2002



Medical License:    State of Wisconsin,
Expires 10/31/2003


Board Certification:        Board Certified,
 American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, July 16, 1998


Societies:    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
Wisconsin Orthopedic Society
Oneida County
Medical Society



Commissioned        Ensign, November 25, 1985

Promoted to LCDR  August 1, 1995



*      Staff orthopedic surgeon, 29 Palms Naval Hospital,29 Palms, CA September 1995

*      Department Head, Orthopedic Surgery, 29 Palms Naval Hospital
December 1995

*      Assistant Director of Surgical Services

*      Batallian Surgeon, 3rd CEB, USMC, Okinawa, Japan, 1990-91.



·        U.S. Jaycee Scholarship, 1980

·        St. Cloud State University Chemistry Scholarship, 1983-1985

·        Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship, 1986-1989

·        Navy Achievement Medal, 1990,

·        Emergency Medicine Intern of the Year

·        Gold Star in lieu of Navy Achievement Medal (2nd award), 1995

·        Recipient Orthopedic Surgery Resident Research Award, 1995

·        Navy Unit Commendation, Operation Fiery Vigil, 1991

·        Humanitarian Award, Earthquake relief, California Bay area, 1989


Tvedten DE, Sharkey PF:Patellar Alignment after Total Knee Arthroplasty: Orthopedic Transactions(JBJS),17:426, 1993


Barrack RL, Floqueras A, Munn B, Tvedten DE,Sharkey PF:Pelvic Lysis at 5-8 years with a Porous-coated Hemispherical screw fixe acetabular component.  Orthopedic Transactions (JBJS), 19:319, 1995



“Patellar Alignment after Total Knee Arthroplasty” AOA Residents Conference, Seattle, WA, March 1993 Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, Colorado Springs, CO, December 1992


 Patellofemoral Mechanics in Total Knee Arthroplasty” Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, Bethesda, MD, December 1993.


“Five Year Clinical and Radiographic Follow-up of the LSF Total Hip Arthroplasty” Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, Hilton Head, SC, November 1994


“Carpal Tunnel View:  Is it indicated in the Work-Up of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?” Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, Vail, CO, December 1995.



*      Kiwanis Fire Arm Safety Instructor

*      Assistant Soccer Coach