Dr. Andrew Wolff is a board-certified fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip arthroscopy, hip preservation, and sports medicine.
Dr. Andrew 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. He is widely recognized as an expert in the field of hip arthroscopy and preservation. Dr. Wolff is an internationally recognized leader in the field of hip arthroscopy and preservation. He regularly lectures at national and international hip meetings and publishes research peer-reviewed orthopaedic surgery literature about hip preservation procedures, best practices as to how to performs them and how to achieve the best results for these patients. He is the vice-president of Multi-Center Arthroscopic Surgery of the Hip (MASH) Study Group that aggregates data from leading hip surgeons around the country to allow careful research to improve the outcomes for our patients. He has helped develop and design techniques and instrumentation that have made the arthroscopic treatment of hip problems easier, safer, and more reliable. Additionally, he is 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 currently is the Washington, DC representative to the Board of Councilors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has also served as the president of the Washington Orthopaedic Society 2012-2013 and has served as the vice president and treasurer of that organization as well. 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 and a Sports Medicine and Hip, Knee, and Shoulder fellowship at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. EDUCATION Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colorado Sports Medicine and Hip, Shoulder and Knee Surgery Fellowship 2007-2008 Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Residency, 2002-2007 Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri Doctor of Medicine, 2002 Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Medical education prerequisites, 1996-1997 Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts Bachelor of Arts, 1996 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Hip, Knee and Shoulder Surgery– 2007-2008. Steadman Clinic Vail, Colorado. Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery – 2003-2007 Yale University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation / Yale-New Haven Hospital Surgical Internship, General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery – 2002-2003 Yale University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation / Yale-New Haven Hospital PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS International Society of Hip Arthroscopy American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Washington Orthopaedic Society, Past President, past Vice-President, past Treasurer Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee, Washington, DC Regional Representative Virginia Orthopaedic Society, co-Chair of 2012 Annual Meeting Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Board Certified Arthroscopy Association of North America American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Yale Orthopaedic Alumni Association