Anna Messerly Sawatzke

P.T, D.P.T., Medical Analyst

Experience

Anna has spent nearly her entire career working in medical malpractice law, working closely with individuals and families whose lives have been forever changed by medical errors. Anna uses her medical background to help attorneys navigate the medical side of medical malpractice law, staying closely involved in cases from the initial intake call through case resolution.

Anna is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Rehabilitation medicine, where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. At the University of Minnesota, Anna completed full-time clinical internships in orthopedics in Illinois and Washington, and in acute care, pediatrics and neurorehabilitation in the Twin Cities. Throughout PT school, Anna coordinated volunteer services at the Indian Health Board in Minneapolis, and coached girls’ youth and high school hockey in the Woodbury area. Anna received her undergraduate degree in psychology at St. Olaf College, where she also played women’s hockey. She actively maintains her State of Minnesota Physical Therapy license.