Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship in Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Hip Preservation Surgery at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
Lauren Edwards, PA-C, MPAS works in conjunction with Dr. Kevin Lindgren to coordinate excellent orthopedic patient care. She earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University. She joined Dr. Lindgren shortly after graduation. Lauren is a member of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants, as well as American Academy of Physician Assistants. She currently assists Dr. Lindgren in the operating room and clinic, as well as rounding on patients in the hospital.
During her free time, Lauren enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, and traveling.
Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants
Rachel K, MS, ATC
Rachel has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since 2013 and had held various roles within the orthopedic realm. In her current role as Dr. Lindgren’s clinical assistant, she is responsible for answering patient questions, helping patients in clinic, and helping Dr. Lindgren provide the best patient experience. She also assists with the rooming and intake of patients. With her athletic training background, as well as her previous experience working in a busy physical therapy clinic, Rachel enjoys responding to patient’s questions about surgery and their recovery from a procedure. She likes educating patients on the proposed procedure and making sure the patient understands and is comfortable with their upcoming surgery. Outside of the clinic, Rachel enjoys participating in and watching sports, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and two dogs.