About Edward Rutledge:
From 1980 until 2005, Dr. Edward Rutledge built a successful career in orthopedic medicine. Earning his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Rutledge interned at Bronson Methodist Hospital and Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1975 to 1976, then went on to specialize in orthopedic surgery during a four-year residency at the same hospitals. After his residency, Dr. Edward Rutledge later received further training in his subspecialty, completing a fellowship at Vanderbilt University that concentrated on orthopedic trauma.
Dr. Edward Rutledge has also occupied a number of teaching positions during his long career. During his residency, he served as an Instructor in Surgery at the Michigan State University Department of Surgery. Then, a decade later, Dr. Rutledge responded to an international need for his services when he traveled to Peshawar, Pakistan, to serve as an instructor with the organization Orthopedics Overseas. During his career at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Hennepin County Medical Center, Dr. Edward Rutledge also taught at the University of Minnesota, where he was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Edward Rutledge has received recognition with the American Medical Association’s Physician Recognition Award. He has been involved with the Ramsey County Medical Society, the Minnesota Medical Association, the Vanderbilt Orthopedic Society, the American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. A head injury in 2005 ended his surgical career. However, Dr. Rutledge still is able to incorporate his training in treating post-accident victims, as the Chief MD representing Physicians Group in MN.