John F. Orwin, MD
Clinical Specialties

Dr. Orwin is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine. He is a team physician for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department. In this role, he provides medical coverage for Badger men’s basketball, track, cross country, swimming/diving, crew, tennis and golf, as well as women’s volleyball, track, cross country, swimming/diving, crew, tennis, golf and softball. He specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the shoulder.

Professional Activities

Dr. Orwin is the Fellowship Director for the Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship. He is also an active member in the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association or North America.

Research Interests
  • Disorders of the shoulder
  • Suprscapular nerve entrapment
  • Ganglion cysts of the shoulder
  • Fellowship
    Sports Medicine, Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1989-1990
  • Residency
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1985-1989
  • Internship
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1984
  • Medical Doctorate
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Denison University, Granville, OH, 1980
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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