Edward M. Wojtys, MD

William S. Smith Collegiate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Area of Practice
Orthopaedic sports medicine, pediatric sports medicine, and complex reconstruction of the knee

Dr. Wojtys is a graduate of the UM Medical School and a former Wolverine athlete. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Michigan. After completing a fellowship at Cincinnati Sportsmedicine Center, he returned to the U-M Department of Surgery. Dr. Wojtys is recipient of both the Donoghue and Excellence in Research awards from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for his work on female knee injuries and anterior cruciate ligament injuries. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the NFL Injury and Safety Panel. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. --> View Video Profile(link is external) of Dr. Wojtys.

Clinical Interests

  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Knee dislocations
  • Meniscal injuries
  • Degenerative knee joint disease
  • Pediatric and adolescent knee trauma
  • Female knee injury susceptibility



University of Michigan Medical School, 1979


University of Michigan Health System, Surgery General, MI, 1984


Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Sportsmedicine & Orthopaedic Center, 1985


Orthopedic Surgery