Marc Swiontkowski, MD

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Marc Swiontkowski

Contact Info

Office Address:
2512 South 7th Street
Suite R200
Minneapolis MN 55454

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Nancy Borgstrom

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Additional Locations


  • TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgeon

University of Southern California

University of Washington

Laboratory for Experimental Surgery, Davos, Switzerland (Orthopaedic Research)


Dr. Swiontkowski is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He was the Department Chair from 1997 – 2007. He specializes in trauma, fractures, non-unions, mal-unions, children's fractures, osteomyelitis, and leg length inequality.


  • Orthopaedics
  • Trauma

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors (2012, 2014)

Professional Associations

  • CEO TRIA Orthopaedic center
  • Board of Directors Mid America Orthopaedic Association
  • Past president American Orthopaedic Association and Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Director Emeritus American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Board of Medical Specialties


Research Summary/Interests

  • Tibial Fractures
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Femoral Neck Fractures
  • Open Fractures
  • Laser Doppler Flowmetry
  • Fracture Healing
  • Randomized Controlled trials




  • TraumaFracturesNon-unionsMal-unionsLeg length inequalityOsteomyelitis

Clinical Interests

Trauma; Fractures; Non-unions; Mal-unions; Leg length inequality; Osteomyelitis