Dr. Andrew Kalthoff DO


Andrew Kalthoff, D.O. is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in General Orthopedics and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Kalthoff completed his medical school education at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO, his Orthopedic post-graduate residency training at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, OH, and his subspecialty Orthopedic Sports Medicine training in Cincinnati with Dr. Frank Noyes and the Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center. During his fellowship, Dr. Kalthoff had the opportunity to work with the Cincinnati Bengals and FC Cincinnati, gaining in depth exposure to the world of professional sports medicine. After graduating from the fellowship in 2021, Dr. Kalthoff joined the Sports Medicine faculty of his fellowship and is practicing in Cincinnati, OH. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques treating complex shoulder and knee conditions. Other professional interests include robotic joint replacement surgery, ligament reconstructions about the knee, cartilage restoration procedures, and fracture care.

Dr. Kalthoff was born and raised in Cincinnati and had the tremendous privilege of attending St. Xavier High School. An avid Cincinnati Sports fan, Dr. Kalthoff closely follows the Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, and FC Cincinnati. He is honored and proud to practice Orthopedic Surgery in his hometown and give back to his community.

Dr. Kalthoff views his patients and their families as part of his team. He understands the great importance patients themselves have in achieving a good outcome after an injury. He tailors his treatment plans with the most up-to-date medical research and his individual patients’ specific goals and needs.

Practice Names & Titles


Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Office Locations

Mercy Health Sardinia Office

7109 Bachman Drive, Sardinia, OH 45171

Mercy Health Eastgate Office

4440 Glen Este-Withamsville Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45245



Conversational Spanish

Additional Information

Conditions Treated

Conditions Treated


  • Ligament injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL)
  • Tendon injuries
  • Meniscal tears
  • Arthritic Conditions
  • Cartilage defects
  • Sports Injuries
  • Fractures


  • Shoulder instability (acute and chronic)
  • Labral tears
  • SLAP tears and biceps pathology
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Arthritic Conditions


  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Greater trochanteric bursitis
  • Hip tendon tears

Fracture Care

  • Ankle fractures
  • Hip fractures
  • Proximal Humerus fractures
  • Clavicle fractures


  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger

Surgical Interest

Surgical Interest

  • Complex Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Knee cartilage restoration
  • Tendon repair of the upper and lower extremity
  • Direct anterior total hip replacement
  • Robotic total knee replacement
  • Anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Fracture Care

Board Certification

Board Certification

  • Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgery



  • High School
    • Xavier High School Cincinnati, OH
    • 2003-2007
  • Undergraduate
    • Louis University – Bachelor of Science Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • 2007-2011
  • Medical School
    • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
    • 2011-2015
  • Internship and Residency
    • Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center Toledo, OH
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • 2015-2020
  • Fellowship
    • Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopedic Center
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • 2020-2021

Awards & Honors

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Graduate Medical Education Trainee Physician Award
    • Top teaching resident to medical students
  • Parkview Heritage Award
    • Top resident at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Harbarger Award for Academic Excellence
    • Excellence in academic and clinical endeavors
    • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Honors Graduate Award
    • Outstanding achievement in the study of medicine
    • Missouri State Medical Association
  • Edward Mallinckrodt Award of Excellence
    • Best overall Nuclear Medicine Student
    • Louis University

Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)

Research Activities

Research Activities

  • Surgical Education Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy



  • Kalthoff A, Sanda M, Tate P, et al. Peripheral Nerve Blocks Outperform General Anesthesia for Pain Control in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Arthroscopy. 2022 May;38(5):1627-1641.
  • Kalthoff AM, Gupta AK. Contact Dermatitis After Hip Arthroscopic Surgery. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019;7(1):2325967118821858.

Book Chapters

Book Chapters

  • Chang J., Gupta A., Hellman M.D., Kalthoff A.M., Nho S.J., Frank R.M. (2021) Surgical Technique: Arthroscopic Core Decompression. In: Nho S.J., Asheesh B., Salata M.J., Mather III R.C., Kelly B.T. (eds) Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery. Springer, New York, NY

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