Hart P. Garner, MD


Approach To Care

Dr. Hart Garner specializes in the treatment of routine and complex degenerative disorders of the spine including adult spinal deformity, tumors of the brain and spine, and cranial and spinal trauma.

Dr. Garner is actively involved in a multidisciplinary spine treatment program with an interventional pain specialist, physical therapist, radiologist, chiropractors, and other practitioners. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Garner is actively involved in the research and development of new techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery.



  • Undergraduate School – Miami University of Ohio
  • Medical School – University of Minnesota


  • Internships – University of Minnesota

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Minnesota State Trauma Advisory Council
  • The Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • The American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The Minnesota Neurosurgical Society


Outside of medicine, Dr. Hart’s interests include skiing, golfing, and sailing, both locally and on his many travels.

Accepted Insurance

All North Memorial Health providers, with the exception of senior clinic providers, accept the following insurance carriers. Because health insurance plan payments vary and benefit levels are unique to each plan, you may confirm out of pocket cost with your insurance carrier by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Preferred One
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthcare