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Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

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Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD, is a renowned orthopaedic hand surgeon with expertise in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of bone, nerve, tendon and ligament injuries caused by trauma or overuse. She provides comprehensive care to treat pain and restore form and function in the hand, wrist and elbow. She is also highly skilled in the surgical removal of tumors of the upper extremity, partnering with orthopaedic oncologists to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Wolf has a special interest in tennis elbow and atypical peripheral nerve problems. She has clinical and research interests in the treatment of arthritis of the base of the thumb. She also received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the role of vitamin D in bone and joint problems.

A devoted educator and mentor, Dr. Wolf shares her expertise with fellows, residents and medical students. She also conducts basic and clinical research studies, investigating strategies to improve patient outcomes in orthopaedic hand, wrist and elbow care.

Dr. Wolf has been awarded the prestigious Bunnell Fellowship from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, as well as the American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship from the American Orthopaedic Association. She serves on the governing Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and is the deputy editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hand Surgery.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Hand & Wrist Arthritis
  • Thumb Basilar Arthritis
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Nerve Compression

Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: Rhode Island Hospital
  • Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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UChicago Medicine Orland Park

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UChicago Medicine Primary Care at Ingalls - Calumet City

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2003

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English