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

Administrative Assistant

Bibi Mohamed
Fax: 612-273-7959

Mailing Address

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

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