At the University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery, we are driven by our why:

  • We are passionate about delivering the highest quality orthopedic care, managing both complex and simple conditions, to create exceptional moments for our patients today
  • We advance our profession with service to all persons by educating competent, ethical, compassionate orthopedic surgeons as the leaders of tomorrow 
  • We focus our research on improving the diagnosis and treatment of conditions important to our patients and their families, fostering scientific advancements to solve orthopedic problems in the future
  • We are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable orthopedic department, respecting and valuing the contributions of diverse faculty, trainees, staff, and patients to achieve excellence in all we do

The physicians, staff, and specialists in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School are passionate about providing excellent care. 



Our Mission

We aim to achieve top outcomes and patient experience through scholarship, leadership, and education.

Our Vision

We will continue as a leader in treatment outcomes and patient experience.

Core Beliefs

Scholarship, leadership, and education drive clinical excellence. 

Our patients are treated by an integrated team of physicians, staff and specialists. Together, we provide high-quality care, state-of-the-art technologies, and advanced treatment for the entire spectrum of orthopedic conditions ranging from ankle sprains and minor bone fractures to the most complex spine, hip, knee, hand or bone cancer surgeries.

Our facilities are located across the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area with clinics and surgery suites at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Regions Hospital, TRIA Orthopaedic Center, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, and University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics. From medical tests to physical therapy, our patients can find extended services all under the same roof.

We hope you'll partner with us to improve your orthopedic health!