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CRSAL is proud to have physicians that have been selected by their peers as being among some of the best health-care providers in the Twin Cities

Charles O. Finne III, MD ~ Retired

Undergraduate School

Vanderbilt University - Nashville, Tennessee 1968

Medical School

University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia 1972

Surgery Training

Brooke Army Medical Center - San Antonio, Texas 1978

Colon and Rectal Surgery Training

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota 1981

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Minnesota Medical Association

Minnesota Surgical Association

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

West Metro Medical Society

Board Certification

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Special Interests

Rectal Cancer Treatment, Ultrasound, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Hobbies/Outside Interests

skiing, reading, woodworking, yard work, do it yourself repairs

Primary Hospital Affiliations



List of publications from PubMed

Charles O. Finne III, MD ~ Retired

Personal Statement

"I wish to provide an honest appraisal of each patient's condition to allow that person to make informed decisions about treatment options. The best outcome for every patient is my goal."


Surgeons' Mission Statement

We care for every patient as we would care for ourselves and our family members.