Podiatrist in Burnsville, MNFOOT AND ANKLE PHYSICIANS, P.A.
Dr. Fjelstad grew up in southern Minnesota, and attended Winona State University, and the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate studies. He attended medical school and his surgical residency in Chicago. He is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. To stay current in his field, he attends several educational conferences each year. These conferences include surgical dissection seminars where surgeries are performed/practiced on cadavers.
He is on staff at Fairview System Hospitals, United Hospital (St. Paul), and St Francis Hospital (Shakopee), as well as several Surgery Centers in the metro area. He is a past member of the Minnesota Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is also a past Adjunct Associate Professor of Podiatric Medicine at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa.
As a Dad, he majored in Soccer, with minors in Swimming and Alpine Skiing. His daughter is now teaching the 6th grade in central Wisconsin and his son is working in marketing In Colorado Springs, CO. He now only minors in the bank of Dad. In his spare time he and his wife, Julie, enjoy golf, travel, reading, and the company of family and friends.
Our Staff works to welcome you into our practice and aid in facilitating your care. Like you, they are health care consumers and do their best to treat you the way they themselves would like to be treated.
We appreciate patient feedback to our practice. With your input, we can make changes that help us improve our practice standards.
Jenny is a Certified Medical Assistant with sixteen years experience in patient care, office procedures and lab experience. Before she became a CMA, she worked in consumer service in the retail sector. She has an active family life with her husband and two children.
Lori is our receptionist and usually the first person you see when you come into the office. She works tirelessly as a patient advocate to insure that your needs as a patient are met. She has an active family life with a young granddaughter, and she and her husband enjoy spending time in northern MN.
Courtney is the newest member of our staff. She is our "go to" gal for our social media needs, and is active in helping to transition our office to meet the changing needs of medicine going forward. She was recently engaged and is planning a wedding for the not too distant future.