Dr. Robert Knowlan, MD

Dr. Robert Knowlan, MD

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Dr. Robert Knowlan, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Oak Park Heights, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

5803 Neal Ave N

Oak Park Heights, MN 55082

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Dr. Knowlan's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Knowlan, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Oak Park Heights, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 1998
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1994
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    University Of St.Thomas
    Undergraduate School
    1989
  • 1985
    St. Cloud State University
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA: Honor Medical Society Candidate,
  • Lakeview Memorial Scholarship, 1990-1993
  • Honors: Surgery, Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN,
  • Deans List Junior Year in Medical School,

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Dr. Knowlan has done 2 of my husband’ s arthroscopic knee surgeries- both successful and the last one with virtually little post op pain. He was able to schedule him in quickly once the diagnosis was made. All questions covered thoroughly
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I visited Dr. Knowlan because of acute pain in my right knee. A year ago, another orthopedic took a look at it and concluded that nothing could be done. He said, "you're in your 50s and you're just gonna have to live with the pain." But last October, I decided to get a second opinion. When I...Read More
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Dr. Knowlan did my father in laws knee replacements along with a number of other public safety professionals. I was referred to him after an injury to my knee and also saw hip after having hip pain. He found the problems immediately unfortunately, I was unable to have him fix the issues due to not...Read More
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I had a hip which had to be replaced and when I consulted with Dr. Knowlan, I felt assured that the surgery would be fairly easy and successful. It was. I had a quick recovery and went back to my life. I would not hesitate to see Dr. Knowlan if I ever have another orthopedic issue.
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Made a post op error starting a cascade that ended up leaving me with chronic pain. He doesn't know if I ever walked again. One time made me wait til the last appointment time, despite the fact I was on time for my 3:45 pm appointment. Then was putting his coat on and packing his brief case,...Read More
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Locations

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 8:00pm
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin HMO
Cigna
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Humana
Medicaid
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Regions Hospital

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