Oeltjenbruns Dj

D.J. Oeltjenbruns, DPM, FACFAS

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 extensive 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 limb salvage, ankle arthroscopy, bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, flatfoot reconstructive surgery, and foot/ankle fractures. He has extensive training and experience in diabetic wound care and limb salvage. He also has received additional formal training in arthroscopy of the foot and ankle. He is a fellow of The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is dual board certified by The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and The American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Medical School

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


  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Professional Affiliations

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


  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Certified by the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis, Comprehensive and Advanced Courses of Internal Fixation for Reconstructive Surgery and Trauma of the Foot and Ankle
  • Expert panel member of the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners


  • Chief Resident, 2012, Hennepin County Medical Center


“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.”