Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D. | Spine Surgeon in Edina | Midwest Spine & Brain Institute
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Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

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Stefano M. Sinicropi - Edina Spine SurgeonDr. Sinicropi's passion for helping patients return to an active and pain-free life is evident in the testimonials from his satisfied patients. The ongoing advanced training he seeks in new techniques and his drive for excellence are just a couple reasons why he is sought after for his surgical skills. Outside of the office you will find Dr. Sinicropi involved in all types of sports activities from soccer and football to golf. His greatest joy is the time spent with his family.

Minnesota Monthly Top Doctor 2015

Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D., is a spine surgeon with Midwest Spine & Brain Institute. He has completed his orthopaedic residency at Columbia University in New York. Subsequently he completed the Kenton D. Leatherman Fellowship at the Spine Institute in Louisville, Kentucky, where he received training in both orthopaedic and neurosurgical spinal techniques. Dr. Sinicropi treats both adult and pediatric trauma, deformities, scoliosis, myelopathy, chronic conditions, infections and tumors. He is trained in the latest technology in minimally invasive spinal surgery, including percutaneous spinal fusion. Dr. Sinicropi has had significant experience at a Level I Trauma center treating major cervical, thoracic, lumbar and spinal cord injuries.

Dr. Sinicropi provides clinical assessment and treatment for all patients with spine pathology, including those who do not require surgery. He will work closely with the pain management specialists at Midwest Spine & Brain Institute, as well as work with rehabilitation experts to tailor a non-operative treatment plan for patients. If the patient has a tumor or infection then a treatment plan will be tailored in conjunction with the primary care physician, oncologist and/or infectious disease specialist.

Dr. Sinicropi will be available to evaluate and treat all levels of spinal injury seen in the emergency setting, including spinal cord injury. Read more about Dr. Sinicropi at his personal website:

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Fordham University - Rose Hill Campus, New York, NY

Medical School:
Columbia University - College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, M.D. Degree

Harrison L. McLaughlin Trauma Training Fellowship (Columbia University)
Combined Orthopaedics Residence Program

Post-Doctoral Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery (Columbia University)
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Chief Resident – Orthopaedic Surgery (Columbia University)
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Leatherman Spine Fellowship
Spine Institute/University of Louisville

Professional Experience

2006 - Present : Midwest Spine & Brain Institute, Stillwater, MN 55082 Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon


American Board Orthopaedic Surgery – 2008


Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, Wisconsin Board of Medical Examiners, New York Board of Medicine, Kentucky Board of Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
Minnesota Medical Association
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
North American Spine Society
Scoliosis Research Society