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D.J. Oeltjenbruns, DPM

Surgery - Podiatric

Specialty Centers

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I am committed to treating each patient as an individual and to working with them to find the treatment plan that works best for them. I believe that the patient/doctor relationship should be a team approach, and feel my job is to try to educate patients as best I can so that they can make an informed decision regarding their care."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Oeltjenbruns has broad experience in both surgical and non-surgical management of foot and ankle pathology. His training involved all aspects of foot and ankle surgery from diabetic wound care and limb salvage, ankle arthroscopy, bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, flatfoot reconstruction, and ankle fractures. He has extensive training and experience in diabetic wound care and limb salvage. He also has a particular interest in arthroscopy of the foot and ankle and has received additional formal training in this area.


  • Certificate, American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis, Comprehensive and Advanced Courses of Internal Fixation for Reconstructive Surgery and Trauma of the Foot and Ankle
  • Certificate, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy Course
  • Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons


  • Served as co-chief resident during final year of residency

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Minnesota Podiatric Medical Association


"In my free time I enjoy spending time with my wife and three children. I try to maintain an active lifestyle and enjoy distance running, cycling, and basically doing anything that involves spending time outdoors."


Medical School

New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY, USA


Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA