Daniel Saris, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician - Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sports Medicine
  • Rochester, MN
Request appointment
Photo of Daniel Saris, M.D., Ph.D.

Professional Interests

  • Knee repair
  • Arthroplasty
  • Joint preservation surgery and cell based surgery
  • Biological joint reconstruction
  • Osteotomy, joint distraction, and complex ligament reconstructions
  • Cartilage cell therapy
  • Application and ethics of stem cell technologies in treating degenerative diseases
  • Clinical trials for regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies
  • Knee surgery from simplest meniscus to infected total knee revision

Undergraduate Studies

University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands

Medical School

University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands


Orthopaedics, University of Utrecht – The Netherlands 


Orthopaedics, Cartilage & Biomechanics, Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN 

  • Dutch Arthroscopy Society, Masterclass in Knee Arthroscopy Conference – Conference Organizer
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Dutch Orthopaedic Society
  • Dutch Society for Orthopaedic Traumatology
  • International Cartilage Repair Society
  • ISAKOS – International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Netherlands Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering – Past Board Member

Sign up for our e-newsletter

Up-to-date information sent to your inbox.

Share your story

Tell us about your care experience

All the Latest

Check out our news and stories in our blog.


Sign up for email

Get news & offers from Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine

Which location would you like to receive news & information from?

What best describes you?

I am interested in receiving information on: