Northern Pines Orthopaedic Clinic
111 Golf Course Road
Grand Rapids MN 55744
tel (218) 326-6677
fax (218) 326-0967
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM

"Getting you back to the sport of life"


Lael Luedtke, M. D.received her undergraduate degree from Williams College, Williamstown, MA receiving a BA in History. Dr. Luedtke completed her Pre-Medical requirements at the University of Minnesota – Duluth and received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. Following medical school, Dr. Luedtke completed her medical internship training in the Department of General Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School and her residency training in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Luedtke also completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Upon completing her medical education and training Dr. Luedtke practiced at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, WI, Pediatric Orthopaedic Associates in St. Paul, MN, and Mayo Clinic Health System – Fairmont, MN.

Dr. Luedtke is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association , Minnesota Medical Association, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society and Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society.


Daniel L. Baker, M. D. is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and did his internship with the University of Minnesota where he did research into new techniques to treat thumb arthritis. He is experienced in shoulder, hip and knee replacements. Dr. Baker has attended the DePuy/Mitek Shoulder Advancement Course at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle as well as the Encore Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis training at TRIA Orthopaedics in Minneapolis. He is well trained in the latest advances in orthopaedic treatment.