J. Chris Coetzee, MD, MB

Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview Physician Associates

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Dutch

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Ankle Care including Ankle Joint Revision and Ankle Joint Replacement
  • Foot Care
  • Sports Medicine

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Pretoria School of Medicine, Pretoria, South Africa


  • University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa


  • Fellowship in Trauma in Davos, Switzerland Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2018)
  • Top Foot & Ankle Surgeon: Named one of the top 23 foot and ankle surgeons in the US by Orthopedics This Week (2012, 2014)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2013, 2015-2019)