Mario Hevesi, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician - Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sports Medicine
  • Rochester, MN
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  • Hip arthroscopic labral repair
  • Hip cartilage restoration
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Hip dysplasia and periacetabular osteotomy
  • Lower extremity alignment and realignment with osteotomy
  • Patellar instability
  • Medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction
  • Trochleoplasty and tibial tubercle osteotomy
  • Knee cartilage repair and restoration
  • ACL injuries and treatment
  • Joint preservation surgery
  • Biologic and cell-based therapies
  • Clinical trials for regenerative medicine
  • Statistical modelling and prognostication in medicine
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder labral and rotator cuff tears

Personal Interests

Optimizing patient-centered treatments and outcomes to allow people of all ages and activity levels to return to what brings them joy – from everyday activities to elite-level sports. I am interested and dedicated to joint preservation research in order to provide patients with modern solutions to modern challenges, while ensuring that treatments are well-supported through evidence-based medicine and tailored, individualized treatment plans.

Undergraduate Studies

University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Medical School

University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN (M.D.) Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education – Rochester, MN (M.S.) University of Utrecht – Utrecht, the Netherlands (Ph.D.)


Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery – Rochester, MN


Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Mid America Orthopedic Association (MAOA)
  • Minnesota Orthopedic Society (MOS)
  • Team Physician, Chicago Bulls (2021-2022)
  • Team Physician, Chicago White Sox (2021-2022)
  • Team Physician, Chicago Steel Hockey (2021-2022)
  • Team Physician, Chicago Fire Soccer (2021-2022)
  • Team Physician, DePaul University Men and Women’s Soccer (2021-2022)
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons (ABOS) Board Eligible
  • Bernard R. Bach, Jr., M.D. Research Award, 2022
  • Mark B. Coventry Research Award, 2021
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) – Young Investigator Award, 2019
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) – Patellofemoral Anatomy and Research Award, 2019
  • The Hip Society – John Charnley M.D. Award, 2019
  • The Knee Society – Chitranjan S. Ranawat M.D. Award, 2018
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2015
  • Federal Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholar, 2009 – 2012

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