Breien, Kristoffer M.

Summit Orthopedics


Orthopaedic Surgery

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From Breien, Kristoffer M.

For more than a quarter of a century, Summit Orthopedics’ sub-specialty physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists have provided treatment to improve and restore the lifestyle you love.

Dr. Kristoffer Breien is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and hip joint preservation and reconstruction. He has fellowship training in adult reconstruction including first time hip and knee replacements as well as complex revision of failed hip and knee replacements. He also enjoys caring for sports injuries of the knee and general orthopedics. After graduating from Colorado State University, he went on to medical school at Creighton University and residency at the Creighton-Nebraska University Health Foundation. Dr. Breien is a member of multiple orthopedic societies. He strives to care for his patients and support their goals as though they are members of his own family.

Summit is committed to orthopedic health in our community. Our walk-in OrthoQUICK bone and joint injury clinics offer convenient, cost-effective treatment by orthopedic-trained providers. Summit’s new Vadnais Heights Surgery Center provides patients with a premier outpatient surgery and recuperation experience at one location, offering a full spectrum of resources including walk-in clinic care, advanced imaging, state-of-the-art surgery, luxurious private Care Suites, and rehabilitative therapy services.
Summit physicians care for the professional athletes with the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Swarm; local university and high school athletes; and community competitors in events like the Monster Dash and Minneapolis Marathon. Our Facebook page and website provide easy-to-access information to improve your health. You’ll find risk assessments, QUICKGuides for bone health, and blogs offering the latest in safety tips, medical advances and health resources at  
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Insurance Providers Accepted

Blue Cross, Medica, Preferred One, Health Partners, UCare, Medicare, Medicaid, as well as many other commercial payors.
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