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Owen R. O'Neill, Orthopedic Surgeon, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sports Medicine

Owen R. O'Neill, MD

Owen O’Neill, MD grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from St. Thomas before it was a university. He received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic. He went on to do a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. He has attained a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine and continues to pursue training in the newest orthopedic techniques. Dr. O’Neill is married with two teenage sons who keep him on his toes both on the golf course and on the ski slopes.

Clinical Interest

  • Hip Care, including Anterior Approach Hip Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement and Hip Arthroscopy
    Knee Care, including Knee Joint Replacement, ACL Surgery and Knee Arthroscopy
    Shoulder Care, including Rotator Cuff Surgery and Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Sports Medicine, including ACL Surgery, Cartilage Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine

    Dr. O'Neill also specializes in minimally invasive surgery and cartilage transplantation.


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

Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Medical Degree
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine 

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    Crosstown Surgery Center
    Fairview Ridges Hospital
    Fairview Southdale Hospital
    St. Francis Regional Medical Center
    Two Twelve Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Medical Director – TCO Excel Program
    Medical Director – Crosstown Surgery Center
    Board of Directors Member - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Achievements and Awards

Voted as a Top Doctor in Mpls./St. Paul Magazine multiple years 

Sports Affiliations

  • Team Physician for University of St. Thomas

Ann S.

Care Coordinator

Jessie Donovan

Jessie Donovan, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Board Certified, National Commission on Certifications of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Medical Education
Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies, Western University of Health Sciences
Bachelor Degree, College of St. Benedict's

Jessie Donovan joined Twin Cities Orthopedics in 2010 and works exclusively with Dr. O'Neill both in clinic and in the operating room. Her responsibilities include assisting in surgery, hospital rounds, discharge planning, patient education, conducting history and physical exams, ordering and interpreting tests, and writing prescriptions. She can always be found helping Dr. O’Neill see his patients in the office.

She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She completed her Master's degree in Physician Assistant studies at Western University of Health Science in California. She is board certified and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants.

Jessie enjoys participating in triathlons and running races in her spare time. You can contact her via email at

In the News

Wall Street Journal: Same-Day Hip Replacement

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Partners in Health - A new approach to hip replacement

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Dr. O’Neill’s Excel program patient shares his story with the Star Tribune

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Mckesson Article about the Excel program

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Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal article about the Excel program

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Dr. O’Neill featured in MD News on Excel program

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Feature on the Excel program in Orthopedics This Week Newsletter

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Dr. O'Neill talks Youth Sports Injuries on KMSP (Fox 9)

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KMSP (Fox 9) segment on the Excel program featuring Dr. O’Neill

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Dr. O’Neill explains knee replacement surgery on KSTP

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