Sawtooth Mountain Clinic welcomes Dr. David Rust

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic in Grand Marais is pleased to welcome Dr. David Rust, a physician with St. Luke’s Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, to the community. Dr. Rust will provide office consultations to the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic one Friday each month.

Dr. Rust received his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of New Mexico and his fellowship in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Minnesota Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute (MOSMI)/Fairview in the Twin Cities.

 Dr. Rust has worked with professional, college and high school sports teams, including the Minnesota Twins, the University of Minnesota football and wrestling teams, and the University of New Mexico football team.

 Dr. Rust specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and trauma as well as general orthopedic care. He is a fellowship trained sub-specialist in knee and shoulder surgery, and has expertise in arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, joint replacement surgery and fracture surgery.

 Dr. Rust is an outdoors enthusiast who enjoys hiking, skiing and mountain biking, and has volunteered working with the Lutsen Ski Patrol and providing medical care at the Lutsen 99er mountain bike race. Dr. Rust is excited for the opportunity to provide orthopedic care to Grand Marais and surrounding communities and to make it easier for patients to have access to specialized orthopedic care.

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