Theodore S. Wolfson, M.D.

Sports Medicine Specialist | Knee, Hip & Shoulder Surgeon

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Dr. Theodore S. Wolfson

Tel: 203-797-1500
Ext: 6637

Fax: 203-730-9503

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Office Locations:
Danbury, Southbury

Specialty Areas:
Sports medicine, knee, hip and shoulder surgery

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (eligible)
American Heart Association ACLS certification

Medical Licenses:

Theodore S. Wolfson, M.D., is a fellowship-trained surgeon specializing in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. He is trained and experienced in advanced arthroscopy, complex reconstruction, and cartilage restoration procedures of the knee, hip, and shoulder. Dr. Wolfson joined OrthoConnecticut following completing his Sports Medicine fellowship at Rush University in Chicago. His background includes orthopedic surgery training at New York University Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases), a medical degree from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University.

Dr. Wolfson provided medical coverage for several professional sports teams including NBA Chicago Bulls, MLB Chicago White Sox, MLS Chicago Fire. He has wide medical coverage experience from high schools and colleges to the prestigious Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Marathon, Ironman U.S. Championship, Triathlons, Cycling Races, and the National Women's Hockey League's Metropolitan Riveters.

Dr. Wolfson is a member of AJ. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellow: Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Executive Chief Resident: Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases), New York, NY


  • Doctor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Honors – Distinction in Research
  • B.S. in Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; Honors – Certificate in Biochemical Engineering
  • High School Diploma, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH
  • Ralph and Phyllis Luskin Resident Teaching Award (6/2019)
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader (6/2018)
  • Nate Bondi Award (9/2015)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (8/2013)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (3/2013)
  • Enid Annenberg Haupt Scholarship (8/2009-7/2013)

Team physicians for:

  • Bethel High School
  • Brien McMahon High School
  • Danbury High School
  • Danbury Westerners
  • Housatonic Valley Regional High School
  • Immaculate High School
  • Joel Barlow High School
  • Millbrook School
  • New Milford High School
  • Newtown High School
  • Norwalk High School
  • Ridgefield High School
  • SoNo Ice House
  • Staples High School
  • The Hotchkiss School
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Weston High School
  • Wilton High School

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Conditions and Injuries treated:


  • Meniscus surgery and transplants
  • Cartilage restoration surgery
  • Patellofemoral surgery
  • ACL and revision ACL surgery
  • Complicated multiligament injuries
  • Knee fractures
  • Knee arthroscopy


  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Dislocations
  • Instability surgery
  • Shoulder and clavicle fractures
  • Labrum surgery
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Throwing injuries


  • Hip arthroscopy


  • Ligament surgery
  • Tendon surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Throwing injuries