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Krystin A. Hidden, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Hidden was born and raised in Toledo, OH, until she was recruited to play Division I soccer at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where she studied Molecular and Cellular Biology. She met her now husband Mitch in college and returned home to Toledo to attend medical school. Dr. Hidden completed her orthopaedic surgery residency training at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. She completed her fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at the world-renowned Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She lives in Rochester with her husband and two dogs. Dr. Hidden prioritizes a patient-centered approach, treating her patients like family.

  1. Broken elbow
  2. Fracture
  3. Hip fracture
  4. Malunion
  5. Nonunion
  1. Acetabular repair
  2. Lower extremity reconstruction
  3. Nonunion surgery
  4. Pelvic surgery
  • Pelvic and acetabular trauma
  • Lower extremity trauma
  • Foot & ankle traumatic injuries
  • Nonunions
  1. 2021
    Fellow - Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow – Acting InstructorThe University of Washington Harborview Medical Center
  2. 2020
    Co-Chief Resident - Clinical Instructor Housestaff, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nominated by the department’s Program Director to serve as the Orthopaedic Surgery Department’s representative for the 2017-2019 academic years • Actively involved in an institutional pilot program aimed to reduce the overall inpatient opioid consumption and prescriber habits with a focus on multimodal pain regimens Co-Administrative Chief Resident leading and teaching a group of 30 residents as they navigate training both in and out of the operating room. • Conducted residency interview application screening and interview days for over 800 applicants • Served as a representative to the Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Cabinet, meeting bi-monthly with the Program Director and Program Coordinator to review residency rotations and curriculumThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  3. 2015
    MD - • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society • The Gold Humanism Honor Society--2/2014 Nominated by the College of Medicine faculty and Class of 2015 for practicing patient-centered medical care by modeling the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect, empathy, and serviceThe University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (UTCOM)
  4. 2010
    BLA - Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Molecular and Cellular Biology • Earned degree in seven semesters as a full-time, NCAA Division I varsity soccer student-athlete The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  1. 2023
    Orthopedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery Resident of the Year Award Ohio State University
  2. 2018
    Clotilde D. Bowen, MD Women of Excellence Award NomineeOhio State University
  3. 2018
    The Ohio State University Junior Orthopaedic Resident Research AwardOhio State University
  4. 2017
    The Ohio State University Junior Resident of the Year Ohio State University
  5. 2016
    The Ohio State University Department of Orthopaedics “Big Guns” Award Ohio State University
  6. 2011
    The University of Illinois Fighting Illini Spirit AwardUniversity of Illinois
  7. 2008
    ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District ESPN Magazine
  8. 2008
    The University of Illinois Big Ten Sportsmanship AwardUniversity of Illinois
  9. 2007
    The University of Illinois Academic Dean’s List Recipient University of Illinois

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberOrthopaedic Trauma Association
  2. 2018 - present
    Resident Advisory Committee MemberThe Ohio Orthopaedic Society
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberThe Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  4. 2017 - 2020
    Housestaff Quality Forum MemberOhio State University
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Society - Delta Chapter
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Sports Medicine
  8. 2013 - 2015
    Secretary & Curriculum Committee ChairUniversity of Toledo, College of Medicine
  9. 2012 - 2013
    The UTCOM Scribe Program memberUniversity of Toledo, College of Medicine
  10. 2012 - 2013
    The UTCOM Student Wellness Organization memberUniversity of Toledo, College of Medicine
  11. 2012 - 2015
    Medicaid Technical Assistance & Policy Program MemberUniversity of Toledo Medical Center
  12. 2011 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Medical Student Association
  13. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  14. 2010
    Varsity Soccer Team memberUniversity of Illinois