Kyle C. Swanson, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Kyle Swanson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in comprehensive hip and knee care. He proudly serves patients in Mankato, Minnesota, and throughout the region, offering experienced care plans and innovative, advanced treatments, including joint replacement and revision as well as minimally invasive and robotic-assisted hip and knee surgery. 

Dr. Swanson joined The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic in 2002. He is a graduate of Mankato West High School, and he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Later, he earned his graduate degree and medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Swanson went on to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Swanson then pursued additional training in adult reconstructive joint surgery through a fellowship at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. 

In addition to serving the orthopaedic needs of our local communities, Dr. Swanson participated in medical mission trips to Ghana, Africa, over the course of 12 years. Outside of seeing patients, he also enjoys pursuits in farming, hunting, and cycling.




  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Graduate Degree

  • Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Medical Degree

  • Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Advanced Training

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN

Adult Reconstruction Fellowship

  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY


Orthopaedic Surgery

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Special Medical Interests

  • Adult hip and knee disorders
  • Hip and knee
  • Primary and revision replacement surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Through their comprehensive joint replacement program, OrthoEdge, at River’s Edge Hospital, The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic proudly provides advanced total joint care options. This includes precise, personalized total hip and knee replacement using the Mako robotic-assisted surgery system.

    River’s Edge Hospital recently announced the completion of the 500th successful Mako knee replacement through the OrthoEdge program led by The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic. 

  • The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic – Mankato

    1431 Premier Drive
    Mankato, MN 56001
    United States

    Phone: 507-386-6600

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Proud Orthopaedic Providers

We are happy to always be in the middle of the action at The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic. As the orthopaedic providers for college and high school teams throughout southern Minnesota for decades, we get to be part of the team as we continue our relationship-based tradition of care, deliver hands-on treatment, and bring our “A” game for every athlete we serve. This includes The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic’s role as the exclusive external providers of sports medicine services and support to the MSU Mankato Maverick intercollegiate athletics program. It’s a relationship based on a tradition of care.