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Jeremy Alland
Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Nicole Boniquit
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Gregory Lopez
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Denis Nam
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Robert Wysocki, M.D.
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Wysocki's practice focuses on the treatment of conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow, as well as microsurgical reconstruction of the upper and lower limb.

A graduate of The College of William and Mary, Dr. Wysocki earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University Medical Center, during which he received the Surgical Intern of the Year Award. He completed a hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Wysocki is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and in addition, board certified specifically in Hand Surgery.

He is twice the winner of the Jorge O. Galante, M.D., D.Med.Sci. Research Award, and is a principal investigator and co-investigator on American Foundation for Hand Surgery and National Institute of Health (NIH) grants for the study of lateral epicondylitis and tendinopathy. Dr. Wysocki has been recognized as a leader in his field, as he was chosen as a member of the American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Leaders Group.

Practice Emphasis:Hand, Wrist and Elbow
Medical School:Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency:Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship:Duke University Medical Center - Fellowship - Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand Surgery
Special Procedures:Minimally invasive hand and wrist fracture care
Elbow and wrist arthroscopy
Wrist and elbow arthritis treatment
Surgical release of the stiff elbow
Distal radius osteotomy for malunion
Distal biceps tendon repair
Total elbow replacement
Research Interests:Wrist ligament and cartilage injuries in athletes
Elbow/wrist trauma reconstruction
Lateral epicondylitis/tendinopathy
Distal radius fracture and malunion
Thumb basilar joint arthritis
Post-traumatic stiffness of forearm/elbow
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Shea Parker, PA

Dr. Wysocki has office hours at the following locations:

Rush University Medical Center
Prairie Medical Center of Westchester
Munster Indiana Office

Dr. Wysocki is seeing patients at the Prairie Medical Center of Westchester, every Wednesday from 7:45am - 2:45pm.

Selected Publications

Arthroscopic-Assisted Outside-In Repair of Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears
Controversies in Surgical Management of Recalcitrant Enthesopathy of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
What Factors Influence the Success of Medial Gastrocnemius Flaps in the Treatment of Infected TKAs
Clinical Outcomes of the Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Turnover Flap for Posterior Elbow Soft Tissue Defects
Recent Scientific Advances Towards the Development of Tendon Healing Strategies
Arthroscopic Treatment of Peripheral Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears With the Deep Fibers Intact
Clinical and Radiographic Comparisons of Two Different Radial Head Implant Designs
Complications of Limited and Total Wrist Arthrodesis
Controlled Treadmill Exercise Removes Chondroid Deposits and Restores Tensile Properties in a New Murine Tendinopathy Model
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants With Congenital Muscular Torticollis
Distal Biceps Repair
Ectopic Ossification of the Triceps Muscle After Application of BMP-7 to the Distal Humerus for Recalcitrant Nonunion
Effect of Facility on the Operative Costs of Distal Radius Fractures Treated with a Volar Plate
Elbow Heterotopic Ossification Prophylaxis Effect of Radiation Therapy
Elbow Osteoarthritis — Open Treatment
Femoral Fracture Through a Previous Pin Site After Computer-assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty
Fractures of the Distal Radius - Skeletal Trauma
Injection Therapy in the Management of the Hand and Wrist
Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal and Distal One-Third Tibial Shaft Fractures With Intraoperative Two-Pin External Fixation
Is Intralesional Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Radius Comparable to Resection
Local and Regional Flaps for Hand Coverage
Malunions of the Distal Radius
Multidirectional Shoulder Instability With Min 270 Labral Repair - Minimum 2-Year Follow-up
Outside-in Repair of Peripheral Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears
Posterior Elbow Coverage Using Whole and Split Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Flaps - A Cadaveric Study
Primary Osteoarthritis of the Elbow
Primary and Posttraumatic Arthritis of the Elbow
Proximal Row Carpectomy Versus Four-Corner Arthrodesis- A systematic Review
Radial head replacement with a bipolar system-A minimum 2-year follow-up
Radioscapholunate Arthrodesis with Compression Screws and Local Autograft
Radioulnar Synostosis After Distal Biceps Tendon Repair - Results following Surgical Resection
Reconstruction of Posttraumatic Disorders of the Forearm
Revision of the Acetabulum With a Contemporary Cementless Component
Surgical Management of Radial Head Fractures
Thumb Carpometacarpal Suspension Arthroplasty Using Interference Screw Fixation - Surgical Technique and Clinical Results
Ulnar Styloid Fracture with Distal Radius Fracture
Vascular Perfusion of a Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle Turnover Pedicle Flap for Posterior Elbow Soft Tissue Reconstruction
Volarly Extruded Fractures of the Index Metacarpal Base Ulnar Condyle-Report of Two Cases

In the News

Dr. Robert Wysocki Discusses Skateboard Safety
Hand, Wrist and Elbow Patient Skates Safe after Breaking Arm
Dr. Wysocki Offers Advice on How to Skate Safer This Summer
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Has Expanded into Northwest Indiana
Injury Prevention Brochure Offers Tips for Snowboarders, Skiers and Skaters
Thumbs Up to the 2014 Annual MOR Elbow to Hand Symposium
Snow Removal Injury Prevention: Tips for Staying Safe this Winter
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Opens Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute
Becker's Spine Review Doctor Joins Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Hunter Hillenmeyer and MOR Physicians Speak to Parents about Youth Sports Injuries

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