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Orthopedics care

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Orthopedic services involve the treatment of conditions of the musculoskeletal system, including trauma from an injury or the effects of degenerative diseases.

St. Francis' orthopedic services include several subspecialties:

  • Knee surgery and ACL reconstruction.
  • Hip surgery.
  • Spine surgery.
  • Shoulder surgery and repair of the rotator cuff.
  • Carpal tunnel release.
  • Hand and wrist surgery.
  • Foot and ankle surgery.
  • Orthopedic trauma (fracture repair).

The orthopedic team at St. Francis includes specialists from both Park Nicollet and Allina Health, plus services offered through St. Francis Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine, to offer full orthopedic care to our community!


Pre-procedure education information

In order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 and in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Minnesota Department of Health and the United States Surgeon General, St. Francis has decided to stop all instructor-led joint replacement pre-surgery education classes until further notice. Links below will cover pre-procedure information. The first video is a brief introduction to knee and hip replacements, the second video is a full recording of a pre-surgery education class.


Read the manual you received from your surgeon’s office. You can also read the manuals online here:


Please click on the links below to watch the videos: