Jonathan Sembrano, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jonathan Sembrano

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-9400

Fax 612-273-7959

Office Address:
M Health Clinics and Surgery Center
909 Fulton St SE
4th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2450 Riverside Avenue South
Suite R200
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Kendra Williams

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Additional Locations


  • Orthopaedic Clinic

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgeon

University of the Philippines - Manila

Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis (Spine Surgery); Shriners Hospital for Children - Portland (Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery); University of Minnesota (Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics)


Dr. Sembrano is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. His area of expertise is pediatric and adult spinal deformities, minimally-invasive spine surgery, computer navigation for spine surgery, spinal degenerative disorders and cervical spine surgery.


  • Orthopaedics
  • Spine and Scoliosis
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics

Professional Associations

  • Grand Rounds Director – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota
  • Member – Evidence-Based Guidelines Committee of the North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Member – SpineLine Editorial Committee of the North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Board Member – Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS)
  • Board Member – Philippine-Minnesota Medical Association (PMMA)
  • Board Member – University of the Philippines Alumni in Minnesota (UPAM)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Minimally-invasive spine surgery
  • Computer navigated spine surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Spinal deformity
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis




  • Spinal deformity (pediatric and adult)
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Spinal degenerative disorders
  • Cervical spine surgery

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Spinal deformity (pediatric and adult); Minimally invasive spine surgery; Spinal degenerative disorders; Cervical spine surgery