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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.