Jonathan Sembrano, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Jonathan Sembrano

Contact Info

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Kendra Williams

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Additional Locations


  • Orthopedic Clinic

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgeon

Medical School, University of the Philippines - Manila

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines

Spine Surgery Fellowship, Twin Cities Spine Center, MN

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship, Shriners Hospital for Children - Portland, OR

Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Sembrano is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. His areas of expertise are pediatric and adult spinal deformities, minimally-invasive spine surgery, computer navigation for spine surgery, spinal degenerative disorders, and cervical spine surgery.


  • Orthopedics
  • Spine and Scoliosis
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedics

Professional Associations

  • Member – Evidence-Based Guidelines Committee of the North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Member – SpineLine Editorial Committee of the North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Board Member – Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS)
  • Board Member – Philippine-Minnesota Medical Association (PMMA)
  • Board Member – University of the Philippines Alumni in Minnesota (UPAM)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Minimally-invasive spine surgery
  • Computer navigated spine surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Spinal deformity
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis




  • Spinal deformity (pediatric and adult)
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Spinal degenerative disorders
  • Cervical spine surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Spinal deformity (pediatric and adult); Minimally invasive spine surgery; Spinal degenerative disorders; Cervical spine surgery