Marc A. Tompkins, MD
Research Investigator, TRIA Research and Education Center
About

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program - Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
  • Internal Medicine Internship - University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Fellowship

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship - South America, 2017
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship - Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI

Medical degree

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Norwegian, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Certification

  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Position

  • Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Minnesota
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Minnesota (2011-2017)
  • Assistant Team Physician, University of Men's and Women's Basketball and Volleyball
  • Team Physician, Dakota County Technical College
  • Team Physician, De La Salle High School
  • Costa Rica Orthopedics Country Director for Health Volunteers Overseas

Membership

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Minnesota Representative, Council of Delegates
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Patellofemoral Study Group
  • European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine, Education Committee and Social Media Sub-Committee
  • Research on Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee, Education Committee
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Committee for Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy (2013-2017)

Honors & Awards

  • Mpls St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctors Rising Star" (2015-2017)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship, South America (2017)
Affiliation
positions
  • Institute Research Investigator, TRIA Research and Education Center
  • Publications While At HealthPartners
    selected publications
    Journal Article
  • Changes in tissue sodium concentration and sodium relaxation times during the maturation of human knee cartilage: ex vivo (23) Na MRI study at 10.5‚ÄČT
    Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2024
  • Improved patient-reported outcomes in patients aged 16 and younger at two years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction despite relatively high rates of reinjury and repeat surgery
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. 2024
  • An MCL internal brace can withstand cyclic fatigue loading and produce a valgus load to failure similar to that of intact knees
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2023
  • Cell count and cell density decrease as age increases in cadaveric pediatric medial menisci
    Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2023
  • Evaluation of lesion and overlying articular cartilage in patients with juvenile osteochondritis dissecans of the knee using quantitative diffusion MRI
    Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2023
  • Longitudinal 3T MRI T(2) * mapping of Juvenile osteochondritis dissecans (JOCD) lesions differentiates operative from non-operative patients-pilot study
    Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2023
  • MCL internal brace does not fully recapitulate normal MCL function in valgus stress
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2023
  • Open glenoid augmentation with scapular spine autograft for recurrent shoulder instability: a report of two cases
    Cureus. 2023
  • Pediatric meniscus morphology varies with age: a cadaveric study
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2023
  • Rising incidence of stair-related upper extremity fractures among older adults in the United States: a 10-year nationwide analysis
    Osteoporosis International. 2023
  • Screws or sutures? A pediatric cadaveric study of tibial spine fracture repairs
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2023
  • Sofa and bed-related pediatric trauma injuries treated in United States emergency departments
    American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2023
  • Advanced training enhances readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2022
  • Biomechanical testing of scapular spine autograft for anterior glenoid bone augmentation
    Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. 2022
  • Compositional evaluation of lesion and parent bone in patients with juvenile osteochondritis dissecans of the knee using T(2) * mapping
    Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2022
  • Cost and cost driver analysis of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using time-driven activity-based costing: bone-tendon-bone autograft versus hamstring autograft
    JB & JS open access. 2022
  • Descriptive epidemiology from the Research in Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee (ROCK) prospective cohort
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2022
  • Establishing sustainable arthroscopy capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) through high-income country/LMIC partnerships: a qualitative analysis
    JB & JS open access. 2022
  • Many radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging assessments for surgical decision making in pediatric patellofemoral instability patients demonstrate poor interrater reliability
    Arthroscopy. 2022
  • A pilot study to assess the healing of meniscal tears in young adult goats
    Scientific Reports. 2021
  • Changes in matrix components in the developing human meniscus
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2021
  • Development of a multivariable model based on individual risk factors for recurrent lateral patellar dislocation
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume). 2021
  • A new device for patellofemoral instrumented stress-testing provides good reliability and validity
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020
  • Evidence-based risk stratification for sport medicine procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global research & reviews. 2020
  • Injury-related fears during the return-to-sport phase of ACL reconstruction rehabilitation
    Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. 2020
  • MRI evaluation of articular cartilage in patients with juvenile osteochondritis dissecans (JOCD) using T2 * mapping at 3T
    Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2020
  • Patellar-trochlear morphology in pediatric patients from 2 to 11 years of age: a descriptive analysis based on computed tomography scanning
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. 2020
  • Evaluation of the suitability of miniature pigs as an animal model of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans
    Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2019
  • Radiographic landmarks for the anterior attachment of the medial patellofemoral complex
    Arthroscopy. 2019
  • Scapular spine dimensions and suitability as a glenoid bone graft donor site
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2019
  • Three-dimensional quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of epiphyseal cartilage vascularity using vessel image features: new insights into juvenile osteochondritis dissecans
    JB & JS open access. 2019
  • Validation of assessing arthroscopic skill using the ASSET evaluation
    Journal of Surgical Education. 2019
  • Anatomic patellar instability risk factors in primary lateral patellar dislocations do not predict injury patterns: an MRI-based study
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2018
  • Examination of early functional recovery after ACL reconstruction: functional milestone achievement and self-reported function
    Sports health. 2018
  • Identification of areas of epiphyseal cartilage necrosis at predilection sites of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans in pediatric cadavers
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume). 2018
  • Q-vector measurements: physical examination versus magnetic resonance imaging measurements and their relationship with tibial tubercle-trochlear groove distance
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2018
  • Risk of redislocation after primary patellar dislocation: a clinical prediction model based on magnetic resonance imaging variables
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2018
  • Similar failure rate in immediate post-operative weight bearing versus protected weight bearing following meniscal repair on peripheral, vertical meniscal tears
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2018
  • ACL tears in school-aged children and adolescents over 20 years
    Pediatrics. 2017
  • An analysis of knee anatomic imaging factors associated with primary lateral patellar dislocations
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2017
  • Patellar height measurements on radiograph and magnetic resonance imaging in patellar instability and control patients
    Journal of Knee Surgery. 2017
  • Primary patellar dislocations without surgical stabilization or recurrence: how well are these patients really doing?
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2017
  • Quantitative improvements in hop test scores after a 6-week neuromuscular training program
    Sports health. 2017
  • The angle of inclination of the native ACL in the coronal and sagittal planes
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2017
  • Magnetic resonance imaging of osteochondritis dissecans: validation study for the ICRS classification system
    Academic Radiology. 2016
  • SLAP lesions: a treatment algorithm
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2016
  • The relationship between body mass index and risk of failure following meniscus repair
    Journal of Knee Surgery. 2016
  • Use of the knee injury and osteoarthritis outcome score in a healthy United States population
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016
  • Biomechanical comparison of patellar fixation techniques in medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015
  • Changes in involved and uninvolved limb function during rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: implications for Limb Symmetry Index measures
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015
  • Fibular head as a landmark for identification of the common peroneal nerve: a cadaveric study
    Arthroscopy. 2015
  • Incidence of secondary intra-articular injuries with time to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015
  • Part I: An anatomic-based tunnel in the fibular head for posterolateral corner reconstruction using magnetic resonance imaging
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2015
  • Part II: The 50 degrees /60 degrees fibular tunnel trajectory for posterolateral corner reconstruction in a cadaver model
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2015
  • Proximal tibial morphology and its correlation with osteochondritis dissecans of the knee
    Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2015
  • Tibial tunnel placement accuracy during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: independent femoral versus transtibial femoral tunnel drilling techniques
    Arthroscopy. 2014
  • Transtibial tunnel placement in oosterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: how it relates to the anatomic footprint
    Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. 2014
  • Review
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons SLAP/Biceps Anchor study group evidence review: pathoanatomy and diagnosis in clinically significant labral injuries [review]
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2023
  • A review of the lateral patellofemoral joint: anatomy, biomechanics, and surgical procedures [review]
    Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global research & reviews. 2022
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee in young athletes [review]
    Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2022
  • Rotational deformity-when and how to address femoral anteversion and tibial torsion [review]
    Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2022
  • Rotational osteotomy for femoral version/tibial torsion [review]
    Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2022
  • Osteochondritis dissecans: current understanding of epidemiology, etiology, management, and outcomes [review]
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume). 2021
  • Analytics in sports medicine: implications and responsibilities that accompany the era of big data [review]
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume). 2019
  • What's new in pediatric sports conditions of the knee [review]?
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. 2018
  • What's new in pediatric upper extremity sports injuries [review]?
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. 2018
  • MRI and arthroscopy correlation in the patellofemoral joint [review]
    Sports medicine and arthroscopy review. 2017
  • Patellar instability factors in isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstructions-what does the literature tell us? A systematic review [systematic review, review]
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015
  • Complications in patellofemoral surgery [review]
    Sports medicine and arthroscopy review. 2012
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