Christopher J. Widstrom, M.D.

Christopher J. Widstrom, M.D.

Christopher J. Widstrom, M.D.

Orthopedic Specialists



1st Dorsal Compartment Release Protocol
Anterior Ulnar Nerve Transposition Subcutaneous Protocol
Amputation Protocol
Bony Mallet (Surgical Repair) Protocol
Boutonniere Deformity (Conservative) Protocol
Carpal Tunnel Release Protocol
CMC Thumb Joint Arthritis (Conservative) Protocol
CMC Joint Arthroplasty Protocol
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Conservative) Protocol
De Quervain (Conservative) Protocol
Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Protocol
Distal Radius Fracture with ORIF Locking Plate Protocol
Dupuytren Release Protocol
Elbow Debridement/Drilling Protocol
• Extensor Tendon Injury Zone I (Mallet Conservative) Protocol
Extensor Tendon Repair Zone II/III/IV Protocol
Extensor Tendon Repair Zone V/VI (Proximal to Juncturae Tendinum)
Extensor Tendon Repair Zone VII/VIII Protocol
Flexor Tendon Repair Protocol
Four Corner Wrist Fusion Protocol
Lateral/Medial Epicondylitis Protocol
• MCP Pyrocarbon Total Joint (Osteoarthritis and Trauma)
• MCP Pyrocarbon Total Joint (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Olecranon Fracture ORIF Protocol
Olecranon/Radial Head Fracture (Conservative) Protocol
PIP Pyrocarbon Total Joint Protocol Protocol
Proximal Row Carpectomy Protocol Protocol
Pulley Repair-Reconstruction Protocol Protocol
Radial Head Fracture ORIF or Replacement Protocol
RCL Repair/Reconstruction of Thumb MP Joint Protocol
Swanson Finger MP Joint Implant Protocol
Swanson Finger PIP Joint Implant Protocol
Tenolysis Protocol
Triceps Repair Protocol
• Trigger Finger (Conservative) Protocol
Trigger Release Protocol
Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy Protocol
• Volar Plate Injury (Conservative) Protocol

About Christopher J. Widstrom, M.D.

Dr. Widstrom completed his training in orthopedic surgery at the University of Hawaii and his Hand/Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at the Tampa General Hospital before joining the clinic in 1993.

Doctor of Medicine

University of Minnesota School of Medicine Minneapolis, Minnesota

Board Certified

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc. with Certificate of Added Qualification for Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

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

Postgraduate Studies

  • Internship:
    Hennepin County Medical Center
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency:
    University of Hawaii
    Honolulu, HI
  • Hand/Microvascular Surgery Fellowship:
    Tampa General Hospital
    Tampa, FL

Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons