Author Archive

Frederick Harris, M.D.

  • Specializing in Neurosurgery, Spine & Neck care, Lumbar surgery and Spinal deformity
  • Undergraduate of Southern University and A&M College (Mechanical Engineering), Masters from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (Biomedical Engineering) and Medical degree from The Ohio State University
  • Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Spine Society
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2012
  • Internship in General Surgery along with a Neurological Surgery Residency at the University of Tennessee-Memphis Health Science Center
  • Licensed in Tennessee and Minnesota

Edward W. Kelly, M.D.

  • General Orthopedics with specialties in arthritic, traumatic, and sports injuries to the shoulder, elbow and knee; interest in total joint reconstruction, trauma, sports, hand, foot, ankle, and pediatric orthopedics.
  • Graduate of the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, Minnesota), and the Mayo Medical School (Rochester, Minnesota).
  • Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Minnesota Orthopedic Society.
  • Board Certified, 2004.
  • Fellowship in Sports/Shoulder and Elbow surgery from the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Center in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Orthopedic Residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine (Rochester, Minnesota).

Michael D. Smith, M.D.

  • Specializing in surgical disorders and injuries of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine.
  • Graduate of the University of Oklahoma (Engineering), and the University of Oklahoma Medical School.
  • Member of the AAOS, Cervical Spine Research Society, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society, North American Spine Society, the Hennepin County Medical Society and many more.
  • Board Certified, 1991-present.
  • Internship in general surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Michigan Affiliated Hospitals.
  • Fellowship in spine surgery at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Active Licensure:  Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Bryan J. Lynn, M.D.

  • Specializing in surgical disorders and injuries of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • Graduate of St. John’s University (MN) and the University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Internship in general surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Utah
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999
  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Inglewood, CA