ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (August 2019) – Heartland Orthopedic Specialists will welcome their first nonsurgical sports medicine specialist. Dr. John Harvey, fellowship-trained sports medicine physician and University of Minnesota alumnus, joined the practice on Aug. 19.
As a fellowship-trained nonsurgical sports medicine specialist, Dr. John Harvey offers comprehensive care for general orthopedic and sports-related injuries. He has extensive expertise in acute fracture care and the latest evidence-based nonsurgical treatment strategies, including platelet-rich plasma and ultrasound-guided injections. Dr. John Harvey will also be providing sports medicine coverage for the University of Minnesota Morris as well as several local area high schools.
“We are proud to welcome another Minnesota native to our team who is dedicated to helping members of our community get back to the activities they enjoy,” says Administrative Director Mike Doyle of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists. “We are also excited to expand our offerings and depth of comprehensive care with our first nonsurgical sports medicine specialist. Dr. John Harvey will do great things for our patients and community.”
Dr. John Harvey received two undergraduate degrees from the University of Minnesota in Duluth before earning his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. He went on to complete the Halifax Health Family Medicine Residency Program in Daytona Beach, Florida. Choosing to further specialize in nonsurgical bone, joint and muscle care, Dr. John Harvey then completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He holds board certification and a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine.
Nonsurgically treating bone, joint and muscle injuries, Dr. Harvey will be available to see patients at the practice’s Alexandria office, located at 111 17th Ave. E., Suite 101. Patients can schedule an appointment by calling (800) 762-1177.
Founded in 1974, the nationally recognized and regionally preferred experts at Heartland Orthopedic Specialists have provided expert bone, joint and muscle care to patients in west-central Minnesota for over 40 years. Through the practice’s primary location in Alexandria and outreach clinics in Willmar, Morris, Appleton, Graceville, Wadena and Fergus Falls, the doctors and specialized staff of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists provide treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions affecting the back, neck, spine, shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist, hip, knee, foot and ankle as well as sports medicine, joint replacement, physical therapy, podiatry and therapeutic neuromuscular care. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit HeartlandOrthopedics.com, “like” Heartland Orthopedic Specialists on Facebook or follow @HeartlandOrtho on Twitter.