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Ryan R. Fader, M.D.

Dr. Fader is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip arthroscopy, sports injuries of the hip, and knee. His sub-specialty training and interests include hip arthroscopy for hip impingement/labral tears, knee cartilage restoration/transplant, treatment of primary/revision ACL injuries, other ligamentous injuries of the knee, and meniscal injuries.

  • Minnetonka High School Athletics
  • Minnesota United MLS Team
  • University of Denver Athletics
  • NCAA Sweet 16 Tournament
  • NY Liberty
  • NY Red Bulls
  • NY Rangers

Team physician / Assistant Physician Experiences

  • New York Rangers Hockey Club (NHL)
  • New York Red Bulls team (MLS)
  • New York Liberty (WNBA)
  • NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Sweet 16 Tournament
  • University of Denver Athletics- Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Gymnastics (NCAA)
  • Denver Public Schools - Varsity Football
  • Colorado “Smackdown” State Wrestling Tournament

Patient Testimonials

  • I have had 3 orthopedic surgeries done by Dr. Fader and I always felt like I was in the best hands whenever I left his care. Everything went smoothly and his knowledge of everything orthopedic is astounding. He exhausts all nonsurgical options before moving forward and always has the patient’s bes...
  • I experienced a traumatic fall in January 2020 resulting in multiple broken bones, tears,rips, and assorted injuries. I was being seen by good doctors, one for my ankle and one for my knee. My ankle progressively got better, but my knee did not. I believe that my doctor I was seeing for my knee w...
  • I have femoroacetabular impingement with a labral tear in my right hip. I have known I had a labral tear for about 6 years with progressive pain. I saw another orthopedic surgeon at another practice who suggested that due to my age, I'm in my 50's, that he really wasn't interested in performing su...
  • Surgery and a long recovery for a Labral tear was very unexpected for our 12 year old daughter. When pain continued after months of rest and therapy, it was becoming obvious that surgery was likely.
    We saw a few surgeons for consults and as soon as our daughter met Dr. Fader she said, “I w...
  • A few weeks ago I had my procedure. The staff and Dr. Fader were very clear and thorough as far as explaining things clearly and also assuring me that this procedure will help. Dr. Fader and everyone who has worked with him have been amazing and I couldn’t have felt more trusting and comfortable. ...

Latest Arthrosocpic Techniques Specialist in Postless Hip Arthroscopy

Postless hip arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive surgical technique that does not involve the use of perineal posts. Surgery is performed by arthroscopy. An arthroscope is a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera. The camera projects images of the inside of the joint onto a large monitor, allowing your surgeon to look for any damage, assess the type of injury and repair it.

Dr. Fader in the Media

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  • Hip Injuries in Hockey:
    “Coach- my hip hurts!”

    As Minnesota hockey season winds down and professional hockey playoffs get started , we took a little time to review common hip issues in hockey players with Dr. Ryan Fader. He shares details on common hockey hip issues below.

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