Fernando Pena, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fernando Pena

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-273-9400

Fax 612-273-7959

Office Address:
M Health Clinics and Surgery Center
909 Fulton St SE
4th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2450 Riverside Avenue South
Suite R200
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Kendra Williams

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Additional Locations


  • University of Minnesota Orthopaedic Clinic
  • TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Medical School, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway


Dr. Pena is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Following completion of his residency training at the University of Minnesota, he went on to a fellowship in sports medicine in Canada, a foot and ankle fellowship in Norway, and then went into private practice in Spain. He returned to the University of Minnesota in 2003 and sees patients at TRIA Orthopaedic Center and the University of Minnesota Medical Center. He specializes in foot and ankle deformities.


  • Orthopaedics
  • Lower Extremities
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America®: 2007-2008, 2015-2016
  • US News Report Top Doctor: 2012

Professional Associations

  • Chief of Foot and Ankle Service at Fairview University Medical Center: 2008-Present
  • Clinical Medical Director at TRIA Orthopaedic Center: 2008-Present
  • European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA): 2010-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS): 2003-Present
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS): 2003-Present
  • Trauma Program Liaison for Orthopaedics


  • English
  • Spanish


Research Summary/Interests

  • Ankle joint preservation
  • Ankle stability
  • Limb preservation




  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Foot and ankle related sport injuries; Complex foot and ankle deformities; Treatment of degenerative conditions of the foot and ankle; Ankle replacements; Ankle cartilage restoration; Foot and ankle fractures