Robert LaPrade, MD | Minnesota Knee Specialist | Twin Cities, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Edina, Eagan

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Complex Knee Surgery &

Sports Medicine

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Important Information Regarding Coronavirus Safety Measures

We will serve orthopedic patients as follows during COVID crisis:

Emergency Care

We will triage those with acute and/or urgent injuries to potentially schedule surgery as needed.

Acute injuries to healthcare workers, first responders, policeman, fireman & our active duty military.

Acute injuries that could threaten deformity or vulnerable to non-repair if delayed.

Please call 612-615-2240 for more information.

Care to Post-Operative Patients

We will will provide virtual care postoperative patients and patients who are currently under the care of Dr. LaPrade.  

Please call 612-615-2240 for more information.

Potential New Patients

Telehealth or clinical case reviews with Dr. LaPrade are available for both domestic and international patients.

We anticipate a high demand for clinical evaluations once our facility reopens.  Patients who have received a clinical case review will be put on a wait list for priority appointments when elective surgery again becomes available.

Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD – Sports Medicine & Complex Knee Specialist

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Listed as a “Top Knee Surgeon in America“, Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD is a complex knee specialist, known worldwide for offering innovative treatments in Sports Medicine.

Through his extensive research and practice, Dr. LaPrade has developed special expertise in:

PASSIONATE

Dr. LaPrade is passionate about healthy knees. He has been studying the knee joint along with providing orthopedic knee surgery and expert care for over 20 years. Specializing in complex and traumatic knee injuries involving the posterolateral corner, as well as other areas of the knee, Dr. LaPrade’s experience is unparalleled in accurately diagnosing and treating compound, multifaceted knee injuries.

DEDICATED

Dr. LaPrade is internationally recognized for his dedication to providing state-of-the-art procedures to treat complex knee injuries. His passion for research in orthopedics is evident as he continuously seeks to improve diagnostic tests, surgical techniques and patient outcomes for knee injuries. His work ethic and productivity is recognized and appreciated worldwide.

  • Awarded the OREF Clinical Research Award, considered a Nobel Prize of Orthopaedics
  • Selected as one the of four best Orthopedic Knee Surgeons practicing in ambulatory surgery centers by Becker’s ASC Review
  • Recipient of the 2015 Alumni Career Award from The University of Maine Alumni Association
  • Published over 525 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and 125 book chapters

A PERSONAL APPROACH

Dr. LaPrade takes the time to understand each patient’s unique circumstances in order to recommend the best treatment option for the specific injury and lifestyle goals. Regardless of how complicated the problem or complex the injury, Dr. LaPrade is committed to finding a solution for each patient.

A JOINT EFFORT

Dr. LaPrade recognizes that providing the best knee injury treatments to his patients requires the collaboration of a strong team. Together, Dr. LaPrade, his team and the patient all work for the best possible outcome – an accelerated recovery-starting with working with a dedicated physical therapy team on the day after surgery.

“The Knee Injury Bible: Everything You Need to Know about Knee Injuries, How to Treat Them, and How They Affect Your Life”

Written by world experts in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine, The Knee Injury Bible: Everything You Need to Know About Knee Injuries, How to Treat Them, and How They Affect Your Life is a comprehensive guide for anyone with knee injury or chronic knee pain: how injuries occur, how to treat problems, and how to return to the life and sports you love.

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