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Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL

Dr. Qing-Min Chen, an orthopedic surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes.

 Chen will offer a wide variety of surgical procedures, including anterior cruciate ligament repair and a minimally invasive anterior hip surgery.

Chen looks forward to starting his practice in Detroit Lakes. “I wanted to find a place where I could practice with an experienced, cohesive orthopedic team and I have definitely found that here at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s,” said Chen.

Chen earned a medical degree from Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, Mich. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Colorado Hospitals in Aurora, Colo.

“Orthopedic surgery is one of the few specialties where we can help people regain their physical abilities through the care we provide, and that appeals to me,” said Chen. “I want my patients to know that I will always be straight with them, and we will work together to find the best solution to their medical problems.”