Physicians and Physician Assistants

Manuel R. Pinto, MD

Dr. Pinto's Team

Linda Strommen, Medical Secretary
Lisa M. Butler, RN
Terence Panvica

Appointments: 612-775-6275
Request Appointment


Staff Surgeon

Twin Cities Spine Center


Medical School

Medical School of the University of Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal 1978

Internship in General Surgery

Hospital De St. Maria Medical School, University of Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal 1978 to 1980

Research Fellow in Orthopedics

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota 1981 to 1984

Research Fellow/Lecturer

Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital and University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland 1984

Residency in Orthopedics

Hospital Curry Gabral

Lisbon, Portugal 1980 to 1981

Residency in Orthopedics

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota 1984 to 1988

Spine Fellow

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee 1989

Licensure and Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota State Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Association

Spinal Specializations

  • Thoracic and Lumbar
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Deformities

View Full CV