John C. Tanner III - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

John C. Tanner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Foot and Ankle Fellowship

Areas of Focus
Ankle Care
Foot Care

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Practice Overview

John C. Tanner III, MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle care. Dr. Tanner’s practice addresses all foot and ankle pathology, including bunions, flat feet, toe deformity, trauma, arthritis, ankle instability and sports injuries. He has specialized training in advanced techniques such as ankle arthroscopy and ankle joint replacement. In addition, Dr. Tanner works at a Level 1 Trauma Center, providing operative and non-operative care for hip and extremity injuries.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care, including ankle instability, ankle arthritis and ankle joint replacement
Foot Care, including complex deformity correction including bunions, flat feet and toe abnormalities

In the News 

Dr. Tanner was interviewed for a KMSP-TV FOX 9 story about a TCO patient who suffered a severe ankle injury after her car was struck by a runaway trailer. He talks about the potential complications with such an injury, including arthritis. Watch the video at the link or below.


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship in Foot and Ankle at Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center, Pontiac, MI 
Michigan State University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Grand Rapids, MI
Medical Degree
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Maple Grove Hospital
    Minnetonka Ambulatory Surgery Center
    North Memorial Medical Center
    North Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center
    WestHealth Ambulatory Surgery Center 

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    Orthopaedic Trauma Association
    American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society


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    Care Coordinator

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