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Jason Erpelding, MD


  • Medical School
    University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (Grand Forks, ND)
  • Residency
    Orthopaedic Surgery: University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)
  • Fellowship
    Hand Surgery: Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    ABOS subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

Orthopedic Hand, Hand & Upper Extremity Trauma; Congenital Hand Reconstruction; Triangular fibrocartilage complex; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Thumb arthritis; Dupuytren’s disease; Compressive neuropathies – cubital tunnel, carpal tunnel, elbow arthritis; - Trigger finger; Hand & wrist arthritis; Medial & lateral epicondylitis; Forearm & wrist tendonitis; Congenital hand deformities; Cubital tunnel/ulnar neuropathy; Flexor & extensor tendon injuries; Hand & wrist nerve injuries; Hand, wrist, and forearm fractures; Fingernail deformities; Pediatric trigger finger; Polydactyly; Syndactyly; Elbow arthritis; Finger joint replacement; Ganglion cysts; Distal biceps injuries

As a hand and upper extremity specialist, I understand how important our hands are to our daily lives. I believe in providing excellent, patient centered, evidence-based care through surgical and non-surgical treatment options to alleviate pain and allow patients to return to the highest level of function possible.

Co-author: “Thumbs-up” Sign and Trapeziometacarpal Joint Injection: A Useful Clinical Indicator: Hand 2015.


Medicine allows me the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of others. It’s the appreciation on patients’ faces that serves as a daily affirmation of why I chose to become a physician.

Dr. Erpelding is married and has two children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and fishing.

American Association for Hand Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
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Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

2301 25th Street S
Fargo, ND 58103

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