Introducing Jack Drogt, M.D. [Video]
Meet the Expert: Doctor Bio Video Series
Introducing Jack Drogt, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon and President of Summit Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. His areas of expertise include hip, knee, joint preservation and replacement, arthritis care, and arthroscopic surgery.
Meet the Expert: Jack Drogt, M.D.
Dr. Drogt’s approach: “As a hip and knee specialist, an orthopedic surgeon, and the President of Summit Orthopedics, I’m dedicated to providing patients with the highest level of care available. Our expertise extends beyond orthopedic care. We’re enabling people to live the lives they love.”
Dr. Drogt’s background: After earning his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Dr. Drogt completed his medical schooling at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He then went on to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
When to seek treatment for your arthritis
Arthritis doesn’t have to spell the end of an active life. If you are experiencing worrisome symptoms or persistent pain, the renowned arthritis specialists at Summit Orthopedics can help. We work with you to confirm a diagnosis and develop an appropriate conservative treatment plan. If nonsurgical treatments fail to support your lifestyle goals, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons will consult with you and discuss appropriate surgical options. Summit is home to innovative joint replacement options. Our Vadnais Heights Surgery Center is one of only two surgery centers nationally to receive The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.
Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MN, Plymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.
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Hello. I’m Dr. Jack Drogt. I’m with Summit Orthopedics. I specialize in hip and knee reconstruction. I typically see patients who are in their 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s, patients who come with hip and knee pain. They’re looking for answers, they’re looking for solutions and options, and they’re looking for a recommendation. The orthopedic part of it, the surgical part of it, to me, is relatively straightforward. What makes this field so fascinating is that every patient, every individual is just that, is an individual, is a different person who has different expectations and different need and different wants. And that’s what makes the whole field of medicine that much more fascinating. It’s dealing with people – and dealing with what it is they need, they want, what they want and their expectations, and trying to address that. And it’s not always easy. Outside of work, my family is my priority. So I spend a lot of time with my family. We play tennis, we ski; I like to garden. I do run and bike, and I’ve done some triathlons and probably will do it again. Those are the things I enjoy doing. Every day I come to work is a great day for me. I’m a very lucky person that way. I am fortunate enough to be able to do what it is I’m able to do. To be able to have the trust to look after one’s, another person’s best interest, to be able to be entrusted with their well-being, let alone their life, is a great responsibility, and one which I think makes me want to be a better person, wants me to be a better physician, and wants me to do everything I can to meet another person’s expectations.
“As a hip and knee specialist, an orthopedic surgeon, and the President of Summit Orthopedics, I’m dedicated to providing patients with the highest level of care available. Our expertise extends beyond orthopedic care. We’re enabling people to live the lives they love.”
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