Sean Engel, MD

Sports Medicine Physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Sean Engel

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-9400

Fax 612-273-7959

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Cindy Solo

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Sports Medicine Physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine Physician

Medical School, University of Minnesota Medical School

Family Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota-Methodist Hospital

Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Chicago, IL



Sports Medicine

Professional Associations

  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society: 2010-2015
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine: 2013-Present
  • American College of Sports Medicine: 2015-Present
  • American Academy of Family Physicians: 2012-Present



  • PubMed Publications
  •  Braman JP, Engel SC, Laprade RF, Ludewig PM.. In vivo assessment of scapulohumeral rhythm during unconstrained overhead reaching in asymptomatic subjects.. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2009 Nov; 18(6): 960-7. PMID: 19395283. 
  • Frizelle SP, Kratzke MG, Carreon RR, Engel SC, Youngquist L, Klein MA, Fourre L, Shekels LL, Kratzke RA.. Inhibition of both mesothelioma cell growth and Cdk4 activity following treatment with a TATp16INK4a peptide. Anticancer Research. 2008 Jan; 28(1A):1-7. PMID: 18383817. 
  • Hoang CD, Guillaume TJ, Engel SC, Tawfic SH, Kratzke RA, Maddaus MA.. Analysis of paired primary lung and lymph node tumor cells: a model of metastatic potential by multiple genetic programs.. Cancer Detection and Prevention. 2005 Nov; 29(6): 509-17. PMID: 16289389.


Board Certifications

Family Medicine; CAQ Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests

Muscle, Tendon, and Ligament Injuries