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Bryan D. DenHartog, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified Foot and Ankle Fellowship

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Areas of Focus

Ankle Care
Foot Care
Sports Medicine

Practice Overview

Dr. Den Hartog completed his medical degree at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and completed his fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Dr. Den Hartog is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Den Hartog has over twenty patents for the design and development of orthopedic implants used around the world, and he has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed scientific papers; all with the goal of improving the quality of surgeries and outcomes for patients with complex lower extremity injuries and conditions.

His profound interest in teaching led him to develop a surgeon education website called that has grown to over 5,ooo surgeons worldwide. He also has been a reviewer for Foot and Ankle International since 2004 and has been a featured speaker internationally spanning five continents.

Dr. Den Hartog and his wife Nancy, have three sons and three grandchildren.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care

Foot Care

Sports Medicine


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Medical College of Wisconsin

Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine

Medical Degree
University of Iowa College of Medicine

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Eagan Orthopedic Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations

American Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)(2008 – 2012)
Foot and Ankle International Publication

Achievements and Awards

President of the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Foundation (AOFAS) Foundation (2015 – Present)
AAOS Board of Specialists ( 2006-2013)AOFAS Board (2006-2013)
Northwestern College, Board of Trustees, (1999-2007); (2009-present)
Vice Chair Northwestern College (2013-present)
Mission to Haiti Board of Directors (2009-present)
OrthoHelix Surgical Designs, Inc. Board Observer (2008-2012)
Zimmer-American Orthopaedic Association Residents’ Travel Award (June 12-15, 1989)
The Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society Henry O. Marsh, M.D. Award for the Outstanding Resident Research Paper (June 1-4, 1988).

Volunteer Experience

Primary Health Clinics in rural Haiti, January 1983, 1984
Internal Medicine and General Surgery, Beracah Medical Center in LaPointe, Haiti, February-March 1985
Orthopaedics Overseas – Venezuela, October 1997, March 1999
Haiti, January 2009, 2010; April 2010; January 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Pilot Outreach, Adventist Hospital, Carrefour, Haiti, July 3-14, 2011


Lindsay Ortlip, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant

Anna P.
Clinical Assistant

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