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Andrew C. Ockuly, DO

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Orthopedic Surgery, Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship

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Areas of Focus

Hand & Wrist Care
Hip Care
Knee Care
Shoulder & Elbow Care
Sports Medicine

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Practice Overview

Dr. Ockuly is a sports medicine fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in open and arthroscopic treatment of knee, hip and shoulder conditions. His focused expertise includes primary and complex joint injuries, including knee ACL/PCL/MCL/FCL reconstructions, knee alignment (osteotomies), patellar instability, hip arthroscopy for labral tears and impingement, shoulder arthroscopy for instability and rotator cuff tears, along with shoulder, hip, and knee arthroplasty. He is the Head Team Physician for the University of Wisconsin – River Falls Falcons.

Dr. Ockuly is native to the area. He graduated from Hudson High School and attended St. Olaf College where he played varsity hockey. After receiving his medical degree from Rocky Vista University in Colorado, he completed his residency at the Kansas City University of Medical and Biosciences. He concluded his surgical training with a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of New Mexico. He has multiple publications with internationally renowned surgeons.

In his personal time, Dr. Ockuly spends time with his wife and three active, young children. They are involved with their church community and love outdoor adventures. He enjoys hockey, camping, fishing, and woodworking.

Clinical Interest

Knee Care, including Treatment of Tendon, Ligament & Cartilage Injuries; ACL Injuries, Reconstructions & Revisions; PCL Injuries & Reconstructions; Multi-Ligament Injuries & Reconstructions; FCL & Posterolateral Corner Injuries & Reconstructions; MCL & Posteromedial Corner Injuries & Reconstructions; Patellofemoral Joint Reconstruction-Medial Patellofemoral Ligament; Patellar Tendon Injuries; Meniscal Repairs; Osteotomies Around the Knee (Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy, Proximal Tibial Osteotomy, Distal Femoral Osteotomy & Deflexion Tibial Osteotomy); Fresh Osteoarticular Allografts, Knee Replacement and Partial Knee Replacement

Hip Care, including Total Hip Joint Replacement (Direct Anterior and Lateral Approach), Arthroscopy (Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI), Labral Repair), Fracture Management, Arthritis, Hamstring Repair, Tendon Repair, Tendonitis and Bursitis

Shoulder Care, including Bankart Repair for Instability/Dislocation, Rotator Cuff Problems and Repair, Biceps Tendon (Tenodesis/Tenotomy), Shoulder Replacement, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Bursitis, Fracture Management, Frozen Shoulder, Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Labral Repair, Shoulder Stabilization, Latarjet Procedure, SLAP Repair and Throwing Shoulder Injuries 

Elbow Care, including Ligament, Tendon, Cartilage, and Traumatic Injuries. Some procedures performed include Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery), Biceps and Triceps Tendon Repair

 Sports Medicine, including Treatment of Sports Injuries to All Areas of the Body in Athletes of All Ages and Abilities

Fracture Care, including Treatment of Common Orthopedic Fractures

Education

Certification
Board Eligible, American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship
Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of New Mexico – School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Residency
Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Kansas City University – Saint Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO

Medical Degree
Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Rocky Vista University – College of Osteopathic Medicine, Parker, CO

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

High Pointe Surgery Center
Hudson Hospital
Lakeview Hospital
Woodwinds Health Campus
Other facilities throughout Eastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics (AOAO)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

Sports Affiliations

Head Team Physician: University of Wisconsin, River Falls Falcons (2019 – Present)
Assistant Team Physician: University of New Mexico Lobos (2018 – 2019)
Team Physician: Volcano Vista High School Hawks (2018)

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Staff

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Anne Merrill, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant

Dani N.
Clinical Assistant/Coordinator

Patient Testimonials

February 9, 2021

Chad W.

Dr. Ockuly met me on a short notice appointment, following my primary physician’s referral on the same day. He was knowable and acknowledging of my urgency and impatience for answers to rehabilitation or surgical repair of my broken shoulder. He recommended surgery for the best, cleanest, and most efficient result in getting me back on track to my active lifestyle as soon as possible. It was my first surgical procedure in 48 years of my life and it went very well. He was very communicative in follow-up and referral to skilled rehabilitation experts. I was pain free within a couple weeks of surgery and am now back to full activity and strength 6 months post-surgical repair of my broken clavicle. Thank you TCO team.

July 7, 2020

Erik W.

I had no idea how much life is slowed down by a broken ankle. After surgery, Dr. Ockuly had a plan for my recovery. We executed the plan and now I am back on my feet. I felt very confident in Dr. Ockuly’s approach and am thankful to him and his team for helping me recover. Thank you, Erik W.

June 24, 2020

Catherine Q.

Before surgery I was barely able to walk. I did not realize my quality of life or how it affected my work and every day living. Since surgery with Dr. Ockuly, I am able to enjoy the animals again and see to there needs for the year. I have also gotten complements on how my home has improved and how my performance at work as improved. I am so grateful to the staff at TCO and Hudson Hospital for their wonderful dedication to their patients. Thank you all and be safe.

June 10, 2020

Louis G.

Having had this surgery with Dr. Ockuly has impacted my life in a great way. I am able to sit for long periods of time with no pain as well as sleep through the whole night without pain.

January 13, 2020

Montana

Dr. Ockuly was very thorough and listened to every concern I had. He set me up with Scott in PT and he was also great! Dr. Ockuly’s clinic assistant, Dani, was especially helpful. It’s so nice to have staff work quick and always put in 100% efforts. I appreciate all of you so much and could not have asked for better care.

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