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ABOUT DR. WOLFF

Andrew Wolff is a highly respected expert in hip arthroscopy, hip preservation and sports medicine who instructs orthopaedic surgeons from around the world in advanced techniques.

World-Renowned Hip Arthroscopy Surgeon | Andrew Wolff, MD | Washington, DC, Maryland nd Virginia
My Approach to Hip Care

Dr. Wolff is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip arthroscopy, hip preservation and sports medicine.  He has been in practice in the Washington, DC area since 2008 and joined Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in the fall of 2013. He is widely recognized as an expert in the field of hip arthroscopy and preservation.

Dr. Wolff regularly lectures and instructs orthopaedic surgeons from around the world in advanced techniques in arthroscopic hip surgery.  He helped develop and design techniques and instrumentation that made the arthroscopic treatment of hip problems easier, safer, and more reliable. Dr. Wolff regularly lectures at regional, national and international meetings and has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed orthopaedic surgery literature. In addition, he serves as a consultant reviewer of current research for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

As a leader in the field of orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Wolff served as the president of the Washington Orthopaedic Society in 2012-2013.  He also served as the organization’s vice president and treasurer. He co-chaired the 2012 Virginia Orthopaedic Society meeting and is an active member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and a fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is the Washington, DC representative of the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee.

Dr. Wolff is a graduate of Amherst College and Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis where he received multiple awards, including selection for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He went on to complete his Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at Yale University and a Sports Medicine and Hip, Knee and Shoulder fellowship at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

HIP PRESERVATION

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STRONG BONES

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Wolff AB. Grossman J. “Arthroscopic Management of the Labrum” Chapter 4 Clinics in Sports Medicine. In Press.
  2. Wolff AB. Gray K. Malloy P. “Rehabilitation following Arthroscopic Surgery of the Hip” Chapter 12 Clinics in Sports Medicine. In Press.
  3. Wolff AB. Mantell M. Gerscovich D. Haines C. “Arthroscopic Management of the Labrum: Debridement, Repair, and Stitch Configurations” Chapter 11 with accompanying video in The Hip: Arthroscopy Association of North America Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques. In Press.
  4. Wolff AB. Yen YM, Millett PJ. “Arthroscopic surgery for arthrofibrosis of the knee” Book chapter. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery. 2010.
  5. Wolff EF. Wolff AB. Du H. Taylor HS. “Demonstration of multipotent stem cells in the adult human endometrium by in vitro chondrogenesis” Reproductive Sciences 14:524-533, 2007 Sep.
  6. Gordon JE. Wolff A. Luhmann SJ. Ortman  MR. Dobbs MB. Schoenecker PL. “Primary and delayed closure after open irrigation and debridement of septic arthritis in children” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics (British) 14(2):101-4, 2005 Mar.
  7. Kokoska ER. Wolff AB. Smith GS. Miller TA. “Epidermal growth factor-induced cytoprotection in human intestinal cells involves intracellular calcium signaling.” Journal of Surgical Research 88(2): 97-103, 2000 Feb.
  8. Wolff AB. Silen ML. Kokoska ER. Rodgers BM. “Treatment of refractory chylothorax with externalized pleuroperitoneal shunts in children.” Annals of Thoracic Surgery 68(3):1053-7, 1999 Sep.
  9. Smith GS. Wolff AB. Kokoska ER. Galie KL. Boyce ML. Vogler GA. Miller TA. “A simplified method for studying hypoxia and reoxygenation injury under in vitro conditions.” International Journal of Surgical Investigation 1(1): 73-80, 1999.