Edward M Wojtys, MD
William S Smith Collegiate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Edward M Wojtys, MD
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    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 Sports Medicine Center, he returned to the U-M Department of Surgery. Dr. Wojtys is the 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.

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    Research Overview

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

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    • Journal Article
      Fatigue-driven compliance increase and collagen unravelling in mechanically tested anterior cruciate ligament.
      Putera KH, Kim J, Baek SY, Schlecht SH, Beaulieu ML, Haritos V, Arruda EM, Ashton-Miller JA, Wojtys EM, Banaszak Holl MM. Commun Biol, 2023 May 26; 6 (1): 564 DOI:10.1038/s42003-023-04948-2
      PMID: 37237052
    • Journal Article
      Soccer's Transition.
      Wojtys EM. Sports Health, 2023 15 (6): 779 - 780. DOI:10.1177/19417381231204483
      PMID: 37879341
    • Journal Article
      Medical Publishing Transition.
      Wojtys EM. Sports Health, 2023 15 (5): 629 - 630. DOI:10.1177/19417381231192039
      PMID: 37643011
    • Presentation
      The Crisis in Medical Publishing
      Wojtys E. 2023 Jul 13;
    • Journal Article
      Acute Bone Loss and Infrapatellar Fat Pad Fibrosis in the Knee After an In Vivo ACL Injury in Adolescent Mice.
      Ahn T, Loflin BE, Nguyen NB, Miller CK, Colglazier KA, Wojtys EM, Schlecht SH. Am J Sports Med, 2023 Jul; 51 (9): 2342 - 2356. DOI:10.1177/03635465231180616
      PMID: 37366163
    • Journal Article
      An Adolescent Murine In Vivo Anterior Cruciate Ligament Overuse Injury Model.
      Loflin BE, Ahn T, Colglazier KA, Banaszak Holl MM, Ashton-Miller JA, Wojtys EM, Schlecht SH. Am J Sports Med, 2023 Jun; 51 (7): 1721 - 1732. DOI:10.1177/03635465231165753
      PMID: 37092727
    • Journal Article
      MRI Findings Associated With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in National Football League Athletes.
      Brophy RH, Baker JC, Crain JM, Herzog MM, Stollberg B, Wojtys EM, Mack CD. Orthop J Sports Med, 2023 Jun; 11 (6): 23259671231169190 DOI:10.1177/23259671231169190
      PMID: 37332531
    • Journal Article
      Relationship Between Lateral Tibial Posterior Slope and Tibiofemoral Kinematics During Simulated Jump Landings in Male Cadaveric Knees.
      Baek SY, Beaulieu ML, Wojtys EM, Ashton-Miller JA. Orthop J Sports Med, 2023 Jun; 11 (6): 23259671231160213 DOI:10.1177/23259671231160213
      PMID: 37347020