Brian T. O'Neill - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Brian T. O'Neill, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification
Area of Focus in Direct Anterior Hip Replacement & Knee Replacement

Areas of Focus
Hip Care
Knee Care
Sports Medicine

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Practice Overview

Brian T. O’Neill, MD, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine. His surgical interests focus on hip and knee replacements, including revision surgery. Dr. O’Neill’s special area of expertise is the Direct Anterior Hip Replacement, as he has performed over 1200 Direct Anterior Hip Replacement surgeries. He currently serves as a teaching consultant for Depuy Orthopedics, training visiting surgeons from the upper Midwest in this technique.  Dr. O’Neill has experience with hip resurfacing, including the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) system. He has been the Director of the North Memorial Joint Replacement Center since its inception in 2008.

Dr. O’Neill has an active trauma and fracture care practice, as well as sports medicine. His professional responsibilities also include service on the Twin Cities Orthopedics Board of Governors and Executive Committee.

Dr. O’Neill has two teenage boys, and as a result, spends many hours at hockey rinks, ski hills, football games and lacrosse fields. He also enjoys time at the lake, as well as competing in the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon annually. 

Clinical Interest

Hip Care, including Anterior Approach Hip Replacement, Hip Joint Revision, Hip Resurfacing and Hip Joint Replacement
Knee Care, including Knee Joint Replacement and Knee Joint Revision
Sports Medicine


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Medical Degree
Mayo Clinic

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Fairview – Maple Grove Surgery Center
    Maple Grove Hospital
    North Memorial Maple Grove Same-day Surgery Center*
    North Memorial Medical Center*
    WestHealth Same Day Surgery Center

    *Dr. O'Neill is the Birmingham Hip Replacement physician of choice at North Memorial Medical Center.

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
    Director of North Memorial Joint Replacement Center, 2008 – Present
    Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society

    Twin Cities Orthopedics Board of Governors & Executive Committee

Achievements and Awards

Voted “Best Doctor” in MN Monthly (2016)
Dr. O'Neill was recognized by Medtronic Advanced Energy as a 2013 Advanced Energy Surgeon of the Year.


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