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Bayard C. Carlson, MD


St. Paul

Languages (in addition to English)

Spanish (conversational)


Undergraduate Degree St. Olaf College
Medical School Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency Mayo Clinic
Spine Fellowship Twin Cities Spine Center

Licensure and Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons—Board Eligible.
  • Minnesota State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • DEA Certificate.

Spinal Specializations

  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine surgery.
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery.
  • Scoliosis and spine deformity.
  • Cervical disc replacement.
  • Spinal stenosis and degenerative disorders.
  • Trauma, tumors, infections.

Hobbies and Interests

Golf, downhill skiing, hiking, boating, spending time with family and friends, live music, exploring different breweries, playing string bass, and reading.

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