Dr. Robert Wolf, MD

Dr. Robert Wolf, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 49 years old

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As an orthopaedic surgeon and physician, my primary goal is to provide high quality technical care and surgical expertise to my patients in the most compassionate and effective manner possible. Each patient has unique needs, but all desire a physician/surgeon who has excellent technical skills, makes decisions based on the best interests of his patients, and demonstrates empathy for the illness and injury of the people he cares for at all times. I treat my patients as I would my family.Read more

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Birmingham, Alabama |
Dr. Wolf is an excellent orthopedic surgeon. He can be trusted to thoroughly investigate a medical issue & present all possible options to address the problem. He draws on his many years of experience to suggest the best plan for optimal healing. He quickly lets his patients know if surgery is not the best course of action to try first. In this particular field, this exceptional integrity alone, makes him worth his weight in gold! I found his bedside manner refreshing & explainations thorough.
in Birmingham, AL |
I am presently seeing Dr. Wolf for a tibial plateau fracture . He and his staff have always been very accomodating and friendly. Dr. Wolf has always been very kind,professional and has been right on the mark with my care. My entire family has used Alabama Orthopaedic Center for many years and I would recommend Dr. Wolf and his associates to all I know.
in Helena, OH |
Dr. Wolf has performed a knee scope on each knee, a rotator cuff repair and a total knee replacement. these surgeries were performed over the last 12-14 years. The most recent one was the total knee replacement which was done 2 months ago. The surgeries were a success. I I feel that Dr. Wolf is a very capable, knowledgeable and professional surgeon who recommends surgery as a last resort....after less invasive methods fail to correct the problem.
Birmingham, AL |
Dr. Wolf is very rude , he is condescending, bedside manners are out the door (horrible). If you are looking for a professional and respectful Orthopedic Specialist I would recommend you run far away from Dr. Wolf.. He is the total opposite to say the least. I would never recommend his services to anyone.
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Dr. Wolf's Care Philosophy

As an orthopaedic surgeon and physician, my primary goal is to provide high quality technical care and surgical expertise to my patients in the most compassionate and effective manner possible. Each patient has unique needs, but all desire a physician/surgeon who has excellent technical skills, makes decisions based on the best interests of his patients, and demonstrates empathy for the illness and injury of the people he cares for at all times. I treat my patients as I would my family.

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Tumor
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Collarbone
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Leg
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Damage
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cartilage Tumor
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • 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 Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Disorders
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscal Cyst
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • 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
  • Runner's Knee
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • 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
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia 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 Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Sports Medicine Institute

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Pennsylvania State University

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical 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

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthrodesis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • 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 Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cartilage Repair
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Labrum Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Ligament Repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive, Quad-Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • 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 Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery