John K. Wollaeger
MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
John K. Wollaeger, MD

About

Dr. John Wollaeger is a board certified orthopedic surgeon whose practice includes care of the shoulder, hip and knee. He performs both arthroscopic and joint replacement surgery including robotic-assisted knee and partial knee replacements to provide the full range of options for treatment of joint problems. In practice since 2000, Dr. Wollaeger has performed over 7500 surgeries in his career. He takes great interest in resident education as well and has been recognized twice with the annual teaching award from the UW orthopedic department.



Originally from California, Dr. Wollaeger graduated with honors from Yale with a degree in biochemistry. He attended medical school at UCLA and came to University of Wisconsin - Madison for his residency in orthopedics. After residency he practiced in Fort Atkinson, WI for six years before returning to Madison to be on the faculty of the orthopedic department. In 2019 he also became the chief of the orthopedic service at the VA hospital.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
University affiliation
  • Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics

Practice locations

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  • 1 S. Park Clinic - Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction and Replacement
    • 1 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7540
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Medical School
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Residencies
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Specialties

  • General Joint Replacement Surgeons
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction and Replacement
  • Anterior and Posterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement or Resurfacing Revision
  • Knee Replacement Revision