Robert Knowlan, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview Physician Associates

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care Philosophy

Robert Knowlan, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip replacement (direct anterior approach), knee joint replacement, and revision. Dr. Knowlan specializes in sports medicine, and hip and knee injuries and conditions.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Care, including bursitis, total joint hip replacement (direct anterior and posterior approach), fracture management, arthritis, and tendonitis.
  • Knee Care, including ACL reconstruction, cartilage injuries, regeneration, restoration, arthritis, arthroscopy, osteotomy, meniscus tears, partial knee joint replacement, total knee joint replacement, and revision joint replacement.
  • Shoulder Care, including rotator cuff repair, impingement syndrome.
  • Sports Medicine, including ACL reconstruction, meniscus tears.

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine