Bones, Muscles & Joints (Orthopaedics)
Meet the Orthopaedics Physicians
Tony S. Wanich, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Surgical Specialties
- Hospital for Special Surgery
- Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
- Board Certified
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Attending Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Clinical Focus
- Sports Medicine, cartilage repair and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip
- Research Focus
Dr. Wanich specializes in the treatment of sports Injuries, including ACL tears, rotator cuff tears, meniscal tears, cartilage injuries, and labral tears of the Hip. He has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip, as well as cartilage restoration procedures.
Dr. Wanich is involved in several research projects focusing on ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and shoulder dislocations.
- Dr. Wanich completed his specialty training in sports medicine at the Kerlan Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles where he was involved in the care of team members of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers and Kings. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. During his residency, Dr. Wanich also completed a research fellowship focusing on the application of tissue engineering for the treatment of sports injuries. Dr. Wanich received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and his medical degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Wanich joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Sports Medicine. Dr. Wanich is currently the team physician for the Truman High School Mustangs.