Published on September 12, 2022

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic welcomes orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Torchia

 Dr. Michael Torchia, an orthopedic surgeon, is excited to join the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic.

Dr. Michael Torchia“Essentia is the ideal combination of factors for my family and I,” said Dr. Torchia. “It’s an outstanding health system with a great orthopedic department that is close to family for both my wife and I, and it’s located in an ideal city for the outdoor activities that we love.” 

Dr. Torchia earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and his fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.

“I love being an orthopedic surgeon and I view what I do as a calling, not a job,” said Dr. Torchia. “It is a privilege to take care of patients, and I take that privilege very seriously.”  

To schedule an appointment with an orthopedic doctor, please call (218) 786-3520.