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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Orwin is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine. He is a team physician for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department. In this role, he provides medical coverage for Badger men's basketball, track, cross country, swimming/diving, crew, tennis and golf, as well as women's volleyball, track, cross country, swimming/diving, crew, tennis, golf and softball. He specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the shoulder.



Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-8850 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Health at The American Center
(608) 263-8850 | (844) 607-4800 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics
Department of Orthopedics and Rehab, Sports Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Residency University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Internship University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Medical School University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Brunner MC Sheehan SE Yanke EM Sittig DF Safdar N Hill B Lee KS Orwin JF Vanness DJ Hildebrand CJ Bruno MA Erickson TJ Zea R Moberg DP Joint Design with Providers of Clinical Decision Support for Value-Based Advanced Shoulder Imaging. Appl Clin Inform . 2020 Jan;11(1):142-152
[PubMed ID: 32074651]
Lee MH Sheehan SE Orwin JF Lee KS Comprehensive Shoulder US Examination: A Standardized Approach with Multimodality Correlation for Common Shoulder Disease. Radiographics . 2016 Oct;36(6):1606-1627
[PubMed ID: 27726738]
Tuite MJ Currie JW Orwin JF Baer GS del Rio AM Sublabral clefts and recesses in the anterior, inferior, and posterior glenoid labrum at MR arthrography. Skeletal Radiol . 2013 Mar;42(3):353-62
[PubMed ID: 22893302]
Tuite MJ Petersen BD Wise SM Fine JP Kaplan LD Orwin JF Shoulder MR arthrography of the posterior labrocapsular complex in overhead throwers with pathologic internal impingement and internal rotation deficit. Skeletal Radiol . 2007 Jun;36(6):495-502
[PubMed ID: 17340161]
Flanigan DC Forsythe T Orwin J Kaplan L Volume analysis of arthroscopic capsular shift. Arthroscopy . 2006 May;22(5):528-33
[PubMed ID: 16651163]
Meis RC Love RB Keene JS Orwin JF Operative treatment of the painful sternoclavicular joint: a new technique using interpositional arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg . 2006 Jan-Feb;15(1):60-6
[PubMed ID: 16414470]
Tuite MJ Rutkowski A Enright T Kaplan L Fine JP Orwin J Width of high signal and extension posterior to biceps tendon as signs of superior labrum anterior to posterior tears on MRI and MR arthrography. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2005 Dec;185(6):1422-8
[PubMed ID: 16303992]
Tuite MJ Blankenbaker DG Seifert M Ziegert AJ Orwin JF Sublabral foramen and buford complex: inferior extent of the unattached or absent labrum in 50 patients. Radiology . 2002 Apr;223(1):137-42
[PubMed ID: 11930058]
Shinners TJ Noordsij PG Orwin JF Arthroscopically assisted mini-open rotator cuff repair. Arthroscopy . 2002 Jan;18(1):21-6
[PubMed ID: 11774137]
Landry G Williams CC Orwin J Pearls. Phys Sportsmed . 1995 Sep;23(9):16
[PubMed ID: 29272173]