J. Patrick Smith, M.D.

Practice Overview

J. Patrick Smith, MD specializes in sports medicine, ACL reconstructive and revision surgeries, and total knee arthroplasties. He recently received subspecialty certification in orthopaedic sports medicine from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

Dr. Smith practices at the Minnesota Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute (MOSMI) clinics and has performed over 5,000 ACL reconstructions and has specific interest in total knee replacements in active and younger master level athletes.


Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Crosstown Surgery Center*
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview
Professional Affiliations and Membership
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association
  • University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Society
  • Hamline University Medical Alumni Society
Sports Affiliations
  • Team Physician: University of Minnesota Gopher Football (1985 - present)
  • Team Physician: University of Minnesota Gopher Wrestling (1985 - present)
  • Team Physician/Medical Director: Hamline University Department of Athletics (1994 - present)


Home-Based Rehabilitation for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Fischer DA, Tewes DP, Boyd JL, Smith JP, Quick DC; Clin Orthop Rel Res 347:194-199, 1998.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction as an Outpatient Procedure; Tierney GS, Wright RW, Smith JP, Fischer DA; Am J Sports Med 23:755-756, 1995.

Arthroscopic Posteromedial Visualization of the Knee; Boytim MJ, Smith JP, Fischer DA & Quick DC; Clin Orthop Rel Res 310:82-86, 1995.

Comparison of Arthroscopic and Open reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament -Early Results.  Raab DJ, Fischer DA, Smith JP, Markman AW & Steubs JA; American Journal of Sports Medicine 12:825-831, 1993.

Achilles Tendon Allograft Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient Knee; Linn RM, Fischer DA, Smith JP, Burstein DB & Quick DC.

Special Interests

Sports Medicine, Knee, Reconstruction Surgery

Physician Assistant

Lyle Willock

Care Coordinator

Anita Steckling

*Please note this physician has a financial interest in Crosstown Surgery Center.

Dr. J. Patrick Smith

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Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty Certification, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Educational Appointments

Faculty, MOSMI Sports Fellowship



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