Edward Vincent Craig, MD

Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Bloomington, MN 55431
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Takes time to answer questions
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Edward Vincent Craig MD

Edward Vincent Craig, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Bloomington, MN. He has 49 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Edward Craig has received the following awards:


Tria Orthopedic Center 8100 Northland Dr Bloomington, MN 55431


Dr. Edward Vincent Craig has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Edward Vincent Craig has the following 25 areas of expertise

  • Arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Recurrence
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Clinical Research
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Pain
  • Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Joint Diseases
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)
  • Bone Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Joint Replacement


3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


49 Years Experience

Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons

Graduated in 1973

Dr. Edward Vincent Craig Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Cross Aware
  • Blue Open Access POS Advantage Network - MN
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthPartners Open Access
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Savings Plus of Metro NY
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Wellmark Blue PPO
  • WPS Group

More about Dr. Edward Vincent Craig

Dr. Edward Craig's clinical focus is on arthroscopy, sports medicine, rotator cuff injury, and shoulder replacement surgery. An internationally renowned shoulder surgeon who lectures throughout the United States and abroad, he has been the designer of a total shoulder replacement system and a pioneer in rotator cuff repair technology. Educated at Princeton University and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Craig spent his early professional career at the University of Minnesota before joining Hospital for Special Surgery as an attending surgeon. He is also a professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. The author of more than 80 publications, Dr. Craig has written or edited eight textbooks, including The Shoulder, Clinical Orthopedics, Shoulder Instability, and Shoulder Arthroplasty. Additionally, he has extensive research and teaching experience and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, The American Orthopedic Association, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (of which he was once president), and The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (of which he once served as a member of the board of directors). Dr Craig has been the recipient of numerous professional awards, is listed in Whos Who in America, Castle Connellys Top Doctors N.Y. Metro Area, and is featured in both New York magazine and Connecticut magazines Top Doctors issues. Recently, Dr. Craig was named the 2009 Wholeness of Life Honoree by the HSS Pastoral Care Committee and The HealthCare Chaplaincy. This prestigious award is given annually to a member of the HSS staff who contributes to the quality of care of our patients with understanding, patience, and compassion. In addition to his practice of Orthopedic Surgery, he has recently completed a masters degree in public health at Columbia University, has written and lectured on many aspects of health care, and is a health columnist for Dr. Craig has a web site at

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