Edward W. Szalapski, M.D.

Practice Overview

Ed Szalapski, MD is a general orthopedist who specializes in joint replacement, trauma, and arthoscopy.  


Dr. Szalapski is an honors graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his orthopedic residency at Harvard Medical School.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Crosstown Surgery Center*
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Queen of Peace Hospital
Professional Affiliations and Membership
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Sports Affiliations
  • Team coverage: sports medicine training with Drs. Bertram Zarins and Arthur Boland, team physicians for New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, and Harvard University Sports
Special Achievements and Awards
  • Top Doctor: Voted a top orthopedic surgeon by his peers in Mpls/St. Paul magazine (2006)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Honor Society (1983)
*Please note this physician has a financial interest in Crosstown Surgery Center.
Dr. Edward Szalapski

Appointment Info



Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Educational Appointments

Chief of Staff, Fairview Southdale Hospital, 2004 - 2005

Chief of Orthopedics, Fairview Southdale Hospital, 2001 - 2003

Chief of Orthopedics, Methodist Hospital, 1999 - 2001

Chair, Fairview Southdale Hospital Credentials Committee, 2005 - present

Chair, Fairview Southdale Hospital Quality Committee, 2003 - 2004

Chief of Staff-Elect, Fairview Southdale Hospital, 2003 - 2004

Chief-Elect, Methodist Hospital Orthopedics, 1997 - 1999

Board Member, Fairview Southwest Care Systems, 2002 - present


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