J. Patrick Smith - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

J. Patrick Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification

Areas of Focus
Knee Care
Sports Medicine
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Dr. J. Patrick  Smith – Twin Cities Orthopedics Specialist

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Practice Overview

J. Patrick Smith, M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and received his subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2006.
He specializes in athletic injuries from pediatric to master level athletes.  His surgical practice includes knee arthroscopy, meniscal repair, ligament repair, and reconstruction.  He has performed more than 5,000 ACL reconstruction and revisions, which include both elite and professional athletes.  He also has specific interest in total knee arthroplasty in the active master level athlete.  

Clinical Interest

Knee Care, including Knee Joint Replacement and Knee Reconstruction Surgery
Sports Medicine


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine

University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Crosstown Surgery Center
    Fairview Southdale Hospital
    University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    Faculty, MOSMI/Fairview Orthopedic Sports Medicine Program
    Director, MOSMI/Fairview Orthopedic Sports Medicine Program (2004 - 2013) 
    Hamline University Medical Alumni Society
    Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association
    University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Society

Sports Affiliations

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


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