Dr. Robert S. Wolf, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 47

3525 Independence Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
Trinity Medical Center
800 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL 35213

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Alabama Orthopaedic Center
Alabama Orthopaedic Center
3525 Independence Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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    Dr. Wolf's Experience

    Dr. Wolf's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Adult Joint Reconstruction
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Fusion
    • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthoroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Articular Cartilage Repair
    • Bicep Repairs
    • Bone & Joint Repair
    • Bone & Joint Replacement
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
    • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
    • Cartilage Repair
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    • Cartilage Transplant
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Elbow Reconstruction
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot & Ankle Reconstruction
    • Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot Surgery
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fusion
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Reconstruction
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Replacement, Cemented
    • Hip Replacement, Cementless
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Surgery
    • Injection of Tendon
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Joint Surgery
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Implantation
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Debridement
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Osteotomy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Knee Resurfacing
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee Tendon Repair
    • Labrum Repair
    • Ligament Reconstruction
    • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
    • Ligament Repair
    • Meniscectomy
    • Microsurgical Procedures
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
    • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
    • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
    • Removal of Bone Spur
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse of Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Resurfacing
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand & Wrist Joint Reconstruction
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand & Wrist Joint Replacement
    • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
    • Subcromial Decompression
    • Tendon and Bursa Injections
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tendon Surgery
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Total Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Tricep Repairs
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
    • Wrist Surgery
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder
    • Ankle Arthrodesis
    • Ankle Disorders
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Injury
    • Ankle Instability
    • Ankle Laxity
    • Ankle Ligament Rupture
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Arthritis of the Shoulder
    • Arthritis of the Wrist
    • Bicep Injuries
    • Bicep Muscle Strain
    • Biceps Tendinitis
    • Bone Tumor
    • Broken Collarbone
    • Broken Finger
    • Broken Hand
    • Broken Leg
    • Broken Shoulder Blade
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Fractures
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    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cartilage Damage
    • Cartilage Degeneration
    • Cartilage Disorders
    • Cartilage Tear
    • Cartilage Tumor
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dislocated Elbow
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Fracture
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Pain
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fractured Lower Leg
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Pain
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Deformity
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
    • Knee Ligament Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Rupture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Knee Tendinitis
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Ligament Disorders
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Ligament Tears
    • Lower Extremity Trauma
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
    • Meniscal Cyst
    • Meniscus Injuries
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patella Dislocations
    • Patella Femoral Dislocation
    • Patella Tendon Tears
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
    • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
    • Ruptured Tendon
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Muscle Strain
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
    • Stress Fracture
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Tendon Disorders
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Toe Fractures
    • Torn Cartilage
    • Tricep Injuries
    • Tricep Muscle Strain
    • Trigger Finger
    • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
    • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
    • Ulnar Neuritis
    • Ulnar Neuropathy
    • Upper Extremity Trauma
    • Wrist Cyst
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries
    • Wrist Pain
    • Wrist Sprain
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    Background Check for Dr. Wolf

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    American Sports Medicine Institute
    Complete in 1999

    Undergraduate Schools

    Pennsylvania State University
    Graduated in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wolf & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Wolf's Hospital Quality

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    • Chilton Medical Center

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    Alabama Orthopaedic Center
    3525 Independence Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 802-6700 (Office)
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