Brionn Tonkin

Assistant Professor
Residency Program Director


Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA)
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM)

Research Summary

Research Summary/Interests

  • Minimally invasive ultrasound interventions 
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Medical education
  • Concussion

Teaching Summary

Academic Interests and Focus

As an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Tonkin is active in teaching at two affiliated sites, the Minneapolis V.A. and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). He serves as the Residency Program Director for the Division of PM&R.

Clinical Summary

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR)
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) - Brain Injury Medicine 
  • Registered in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (RMSK)


Clinical Interests

  • TBI
  • MSK/Ortho
  • ALS
  • EMG