Marc Tompkins

Associate Professor


Dr. Tompkins is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He has a clinical interest in sports medicine that includes knee repair and reconstruction, shoulder repair and reconstruction, cartilage injuries, sports related ankle injuries, and sports related elbow injuries.


  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Awards & Recognition

  • AOSSM Traveling Fellowship-South America: 2017


View Dr. Tompkins' Publications on PubMed

Professional Associations

  • Director of Resident Arthroscopy Curriculum
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: 2017-Present
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: 2014-Present
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America: 2014-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 2014-Present
  • AOSSM Council of Delegates: 2015-Present

Research Summary

Research Interests

  • Patellar Instability
  • Knee ligaments including multi-ligamentous injury
  • Cartilage regeneration
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Biceps labral complex pathology
  • Shoulder instability
  • Rotator cuff repair

Research Funding Grants

  • University of Minnesota Innovation Research Grant—Minimally-Invasive, Wearable, Continuous Monitoring of Knee Flexion Posture for Real-Time Biofeedback: 2017-2018
  • University of Minnesota Foundation Grant—Matrix Composition, MRI and Healing of Human Meniscus: 2016-2017
  • University of Minnesota Foundation Grant—Evaluating the Efficacy of Lateral Heel Wedges for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: 2013-2014

Clinical Summary

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty

Clinical Interests

Shoulder; Knee; Sports Medicine; Knee repair and reconstruction; Shoulder repair and reconstruction; Cartilage injuries; Sports related ankle injuries; Sports related elbow injuries; Athletes

Clinical Specialties

Shoulder, Knee, Sports Medicine, Knee repair and reconstruction, Shoulder repair and reconstruction, Cartilage injuries, Sports related ankle injuries, Sports related elbow injuries, Athletes



Administrative Contact

Katie Brodersen
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