Jeffrey Macalena, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Jeffrey Macalena

Contact Info

maca0049@umn.edu

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 Orthopedic Surgery
2450 Riverside Avenue South
Suite R200
Minneapolis, MN 55454
U.S.A.

Administrative Assistant Name
Bibi Mohamed

Administrative Phone
612-273-8059

Administrative Email
moham415@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-273-7959

Additional Locations

Practices:

  • Orthopedic Clinic
  • University of Minnesota Sports Medicine Clinic

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Orthopedic Surgeon


Medical School, Creighton University School of Medicine, NE

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Summary

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

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

Research Summary/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 

Publications

Clinical

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