Geoffrey S. Baer, MD, PhD
Clinical Specialties

Dr. Baer is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine. He is a team physician for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department and provides orthopedic medical coverage for Badger Football, Badger Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey, Badger Men's and Women's Soccer, and the Badger Spirit Squad. His special interests include sports medicine surgical procedures involving the knee and shoulder.

Professional Activities
  • Member -  Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member - AAOS 
  • Member - American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Research Interests

Dr. Baer's research interests include articular cartilage and meniscal injury and repair, ACL reconstruction, and bone to soft tissue and bone to bone healing as well as rotator cuff and shoulder instability.

  • Fellowship - Sports Medicine and Shoulder
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency
    • University of Virgina, Charlottesville, VA, 2002-2005
    • Chief Resident, University of Virgina, Charlottesville, VA, 2005-2006
  • Research Fellowship
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2001-2002
  • Internship - Orthopedic Surgery
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2000-2001
  • Medical Doctorate
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Microbiology and Immunology
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1992
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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