Dr. Vernon Sechriest II, MD

Dr. Vernon Sechriest II, MD

Orthopedic Knee Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Vernon Sechriest II, MD is an orthopedic knee surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic knee surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.

1 Veterans Dr

Minneapolis, MN 55417

Contact Information

(612) 725-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Runner's Knee
more than 88% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
more than 85% of peers
Ankle Fracture
more than 59% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sechriest II "The Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is dedicated to serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans by providing the highest quality of patient-centered orthopaedic medical and surgical care. Furthermore, through its partnership with The University of Minnesota, the Department is committed to providing the highest quality of orthopaedic education to medical students, interns, residents, and fellows."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cartilage Damage
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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30  Procedures

  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Minnesota Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Minnesota Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Insall, Scott Kelly Inst Ortho & Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Us Navy
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sechriest II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sechriest II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sechriest II to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sechriest II's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had a total knee replacement done on 1/2/2108 and I cant say enough about the care Dr. Sechriest treated me before, during and post surgery. I have another knee replacement in my future and I hope he is my Doctor for that one as well! Great Job!
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Dr Sechriest is the best Orthopedic Dr. there is. I had.numerous Total Knee Replacement that had failed, he is the one and only Dr, that took the time to explain everything every step of the way. Because of him I am grateful.
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