Jeffrey Macalena
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Credentials
MD

Assistant Professor
Biography

Bio

Dr. Macalena joined the University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery as an Assistant Professor in 2011. He has a clinical interest in sports medicine and athletic injuries to the knee. Dr. Macalena's specific interests include knee ligament reconstructions, cartilage surgery, meniscus surgery, and joint preservation. He was appointed director of M Health's cutting-edge Cartilage Restoration and Joint Preservation Program in 2019.

UMN Sports Medicine Page

Macalena Patient Letters

 

Expertise

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Cartilage Restoration and Joint Preservation
  • Knee injuries and conditions

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctor—Rising Star: 2015-2017
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctor: 2018
  • Minnesota Monthly "Top Doctors": 2020

Publications

View Dr. Macalena's Publications on PubMed

Professional Associations

  • Director of the Cartilage Restoration and Joint Preservation Program
  • Co-Course Director of Family Medicine Sports Medicine Program
  • Planning Committee for the Current Concepts Course
  • TCF Bank Sports Conference Director
  • Team Physician for Gopher Athletics: Baseball, Football, Softball, Wrestling

Research Summary

Research Interests

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries and reconstructions
  • Joint preservation
  • Knee cartilage 
  • Knee ligaments
  • Knee surgery 
  • Meniscus injuries 
  • Meniscus transplantation 
  • Multi-ligament knee injuries and reconstructions 
  • Osteotomies about the knee 
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament injuries and reconstructions 

Clinical Summary

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine 
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Knee ligament injuries; Knee cartilage injuries; Adult sports injuries; Pediatric sports injuries; Shoulder ligament injuries; Other knee, shoulder and ankle injuries

Contact

Contact

Administrative Contact

Bibi Mohamed
612-626-3143
moham415@umn.edu
Fax: 612-273-7959

Clinic Information
M Health Fairview Clinics & Surgery Center
909 Fulton Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Orthopedic Surgery (4th Floor) | (612) 672-7100

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