Orthopedic sports medicine Surgeon Joins Orthopedic Associates of Denver
Orthopedic Associates is pleased to welcome an additional surgeon to their practice. Frank Wydra, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained in sports medicine. His interests include shoulder, hip, and knee arthroscopy as well as shoulder arthroplasty. Dr. Wydra will begin seeing patients at Orthopedic Associates in September of 2019. The practice welcomes Dr. Wydra, as his specialties complement and further strengthen the quality and depth of care provided by Orthopedic Associates.
About Dr. Wydra
Dr. Wydra was born and raised in Palos Park, Illinois (located in the south suburbs of Chicago). He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Dr. Wydra then earned his Master of Arts in Medical Science at Loyola University of Chicago. He continued his education at Rush University Medical College and was recognized by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Wydra completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Colorado in 2018. He worked with the Denver Public Schools to provide medical care to their athletes and was the team physician at various football, wrestling, and gymnastic events.
Dr. Wydra went on to specialize in orthopedic sports medicine by completing a fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Institute, a Cedars-Sinai affiliate in Santa Monica, California. There he trained under leaders in the field of sports medicine. During his fellowship, he was assistant team physician to the LA Galaxy MLS soccer team, US Women’s Soccer team, Pepperdine University, Santa Monica College, the Santa Monica Rugby Club, AMGEN bike tour of California, and several of the local high school football teams. His experience during fellowship was invaluable and allowed him to care for patients and athletes from all athletic levels.
Dr. Wydra is very excited to come back to Denver. He is engaged to be married this fall and looks forward to coming back to Colorado and all it has to offer. He enjoys spending time in the mountains and hiking with his dog Layla. He is honored for the opportunity to come back and provide medical care to the Denver community.
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