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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: 66
27
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:
Connecticut
Indiana

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

Education:

  • 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
Awards:
  • 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 Hat Tricks
Danbury Junior Hat Tricks
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
Wilton High School

In Motion Newsletter:

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Some of the Common Procedures we Perform and Conditions we Treat

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

SPORTS INJURIES
Torn ACL
Rotator Cuff Tears
Complicated Multi-Ligament Injuries
Tendonitis

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

PEDIATRIC INJURIES
Fractures
ACL injuries
Dislocations
Ligament injuries