Photo: Kristyn Darmafall, M.D.


Dr. Kristyn Darmafall, who most recently served as an assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at The Ohio State University, is fellowship-trained and board-certified in sports medicine. She has extensive experience in sports-related injuries of the shoulder, knee, and hip, and she offers arthroscopic and minimally invasive management of shoulder, knee, and hip injuries.

Dr. Darmafall’s practice interests include all aspects of sports medicine–related orthopaedic surgery, including advanced shoulder/knee repair/reconstructions, such as open shoulder stabilization, as well as meniscal/cartilage transplants and osteotomies around the knee and solid training in hip arthroscopy. She also offers routine fracture and orthopaedic trauma management.

To learn more about the services Dr. Darmafall offers through our Sports Medicine Center, call (563) 344-9292 or request an appointment online.

    Education & Training

    • Bachelor of Arts: Albion College, Albion, MI
    • Doctor of Medicine: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
    • General Surgery Internship: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


    • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Subspecialty Certification, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Professional Affiliations

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    • American Medical Association
    • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association

    Team Affiliations

    • Quad City Storm Hockey
    • Platform Elite Volleyball


    • Innovative Joint Preservation
    • Cartilage Restoration
    • Pediatric, Adolescent, & Adult Sports Injuries
    • Acute, Chronic, & Overuse Injuries
    • Treatment of Early Arthritis
    • Orthobiologics, Including Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
    • Hip Arthroscopy