Measuring legThe University of Minnesota's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery aims to achieve top outcomes and patient experiences through scholarship, leadership, and education.

Our faculty and physicians are passionate about providing excellent patient care. From the reconstruction of joints to treating sports injuries, the experts within our department cover the gamut of focus areas. We're also preparing the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons through world-class education and training programs.

Education & Training

hands keyboardWe believe that scholarship, leadership, and education drive clinical excellence. We offer exceptional programs for residents, fellows, medical students, and practicioners interested in lifelong learning. 

Research & Specialties

researchOur research has a rich heritage and spans the breadth of clinical techniques. Our researchers focus on five subspecialties, including adult reconstruction, hand, spine, musculoskeletal tumors, and sports medicine.

For Patients

patient examOur physicians and specialists provide advanced treatment for the spectrum of orthopaedic conditions, from ankle sprains and minor bone fractures to complex spine, hip, knee, hand or bone cancer surgeries.