Robert V. Knowlan - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Robert V. Knowlan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification
Area of Focus in Joint Replacement

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Areas of Focus
Hip Care
Knee Care
Shoulder Care
Sports Medicine

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Practice Overview

Robert Knowlan, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip replacement (direct anterior approach), knee joint replacement, and revision.  Dr. Knowlan specializes in sports medicine, and hip and knee injuries and conditions.

Clinical Interest

Knee Care, including ACL reconstruction, cartilage injuries, regeneration, restoration, arthritis, arthroscopy, osteotomy, meniscus tears, partial knee joint replacement, total knee joint replacement, and revision joint replacement. 

Hip Care, including bursitis, total joint hip replacement (direct anterior and posterior approach), fracture management, arthiritis, and tendonitis.

Shoulder Care, including rotator cuff repair, impingement syndrome. 

Sports Medicine, including ACL reconstruction, meniscus tears. 

Fracture Care


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

Bachelor of Arts Degree
St. Thomas University, St. Paul, Minnesota

Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Medical Degree
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Hudson Hospital & Clinic
    Lakeview Hospital
    Woodwinds Health Campus
    HighPointe Surgery Center
    And other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society

Sports Affiliations

Stillwater Youth Hockey Association Coach

Special Interest

Pillar Club member of the St. Croix Valley United Way


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