Andrew W. Staiger, M.D.

Andrew W. Staiger, M.D.

Andrew W. Staiger, M.D.

Orthopedic Specialists



1st Dorsal Compartment Release Protocol
Amputation Protocol
Anterior Ulnar Nerve Transposition (Subcutaneous) Protocol
Anterior Ulnar Nerve Transposition (Submuscular) Protocol
Biceps Tenodesis Protocol
Bony Mallet (Surgical Repair) Protocol
Boutonniere Deformity (Conservative)
Carpal Tunnel Release Protocol
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Conservative) Protocol
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Conservative) Protocol
DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis (Conservative) Protocol
Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Protocol
Distal Radius ORIF with Locking Plate Protocol
Dupuytren Release/Partial Palmar Fasciectomy Protocol
EIP to EPL Tendon Transfer Protocol
Total Elbow Arthroplasty Protocol
Lateral/Medial Epicondylitis Protocol
Extensor Tendon Zone III/Zone IV Repair
Extensor Tendon Zone V Repair
Extensor Tendon Zone VI-VIII Repair
• SCO Modified St. John’s Flexor Tendon Repair (Accelerated) Protocol
• Flexor Tendon Repair (Standard) Protocol
• FPL Tendon Repair (Accelerated) Protocol
FPL Tendon Repair (Standard) Protocol
Lateral Elbow Debridement/Drilling Protocol
• Extensor Tendon Injury Zone I (Mallet Conservative) Protocol
• MCP Pyrocarbon Total Joint (Osteoarthritis and Trauma) Protocol
• MCP Pyrocarbon Total Joint (Rheumatoid Arthritis) Protocol
MCP Swanson Finger Joint Implant Protocol
Medial Elbow Debridement Protocol
Olecranon Fracture ORIF Protocol
• Olecranon/Radial Head Fracture (Conservative) Protocol
PIP Pyrocarbon Total Joint Protocol
Swanson Finger PIP Joint Implant
Pulley Repair/Reconstruction Protocol
Radial Head Fracture ORIF or Replacement Protocol
RCL Repair/Reconstruction of Thumb MP Joint Protocol
Rotator Cuff Repair Protocol
Distal Clavicle Excision/Subacromial Decompression Protocol
Tenolysis Protocol
TFCC Repair (Peripheral Tear) Protocol
Thumb CMC Arthritis (Conservative) Protocol
Thumb CMC Arthroplasty Protocol
Triceps Repair Protocol
• Trigger Finger (Conservative) Protocol
Trigger Finger/A1 Pulley Release and/or Partial Tendon Excision of Finger Protocol
Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy Protocol
Volar Plate Injury/Rupture Protocol
Wrist Four Corner Fusion Protocol

About Andrew W. Staiger, M.D.

Dr. Staiger specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Hand Surgery from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his fellowship in Hand Surgery in 2000 at the University of Minnesota, at which time he joined St. Cloud Orthopedics.

Doctor of Medicine

University of Minnesota School of Medicine Duluth and Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1994

Board Certified

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc. with Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN
  • St. Cloud Surgical Center, St. Cloud, MN

Postgraduate Studies

  • General Surgery Internship:
    SIU School of Medicine
    Springfield, Illinois, 1995
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency:
    SIU School of Medicine
    Springfield, Illinois, 1999
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery Fellowship:
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2000

Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

To learn more about your hand symptoms, Dr. Staiger recommends this online tool at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand