Dr. Alison Nicole Schiffern MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Alison Schiffern is an orthopedic surgeon in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. She received her medical degree from University of Utah School of Medicine and has been in practice for 3 years. Dr. Schiffern accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 9 doctors at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and one of 21 at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Utah
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2005 - 2010

University of Utah
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics, 2010 - 2011

University of Utah School of Medicine
Class of 2005

Publications & Presentations

Total hip arthroplasty, hip osteoarthritis, total knee arthroplasty, and knee osteoarthritis in patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip and their family members: a kinship analysis report.
Schiffern, A. N., Stevenson, D. A., Carroll, K. L., Pimentel, R., Mineau, G., Viskochil, D. H., Roach, J. W.

Proximal radial drift following radial head resection.
Schiffern, A., Bettwieser, S. P., Porucznik, C. A., Crim, J. R., Tashjian, R. Z.

Combined occipital-cervical and atlantoaxial disassociation without neurologic injury: case report and review of the literature.
Bisson, E., Schiffern, A., Daubs, M. D., Brodke, D. S., Patel, A. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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