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Doctor Biography

J. Patrick Smith, M.D.


Practice Overview

J. Patrick Smith, MD specializes in sports medicine, ACL reconstructive and revision surgeries, and total knee arthroplasties. He recently received Subspecialty Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Smith has performed over 5,000 ACL reconstructions and has specific interest in total knee replacements in active and younger master level athletes.


Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Hamline University Medical Alumni Society
  • Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association
  • University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Society

Educational Appointments

  • Faculty, MOSMI Sports Fellowship

Sports Affiliations

  • Team Physician: University of Minnesota Gopher Football (1985 - present)
  • Team Physician: University of Minnesota Gopher Wrestling (1985 - present)
  • Team Physician/Medical Director: Hamline University Department of Athletics (1994 - present)

Special Interests

Sports Medicine, Knee, Reconstruction Surgery


Lyle Willock, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant

Anita S.
Care Coordinator

Appointment Info

(952) 456-7000

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Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty Certification, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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