Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Andrea M. Spiker, MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
Andrea M. Spiker, MD


Andrea M. Spiker, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, subspecialty certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, and is dual fellowship-trained in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Hip Preservation. She is a team physician for UW Badger Athletics and provides head orthopedic coverage for the UW Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. She is also the Program Director of the UW Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.

Dr. Spiker’s clinical interests are in the non-operative and operative treatment of all sports and athletic injuries of the hip and knee, with additional expertise in hip arthroscopy, surgical hip dislocation and periacetabular osteotomy. She has authored numerous textbook chapters, review articles, and peer-reviewed studies and has given local, regional, and national talks and presentations in the areas of sports medicine and hip preservation. She is an active member in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), International Hip Preservation Society (ISHA), Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Emerging Leaders Forum, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) and the Forum.

Dr. Spiker received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and prior to entering medical school she worked as a speech writer for the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C. and was a Fulbright Scholar to Berlin, Germany. She then received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She then completed two fellowships at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY, the #1 orthopaedic hospital in the Nation – the first in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery and the second in Hip Preservation, during which time she was a Fellow Team Physician for the New York Mets (MLB), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA) and St. Johns University Women’s Soccer (Division 1). After many years on the East Coast, she and her family have returned to the Midwest, and to her birthplace of Wisconsin.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Medical School
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

    Hip Preservation, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

    Orthopedic Sports and Shoulder, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Meniscus Surgery
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Periacetabular Osteotomy