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Orthopedic Surgeon | San Francisco, CA

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Clinical Work

Dr. Wolfson work with patients performing Orthopedic procedures. He also does consultations via his medical practice: Wolfson Orthopedics. 

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With multiple patents and regularly developing new technologies, Dr. Wolfson works with companies as a consultant so that he can bring innovative products to market. 

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EXPERT Opinions

An Expert Witness commonly requested to provide his expert opinion. Dr. Wolfson completes independent medical examinations (IME’s), assessments, and testifies in court.

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Dr. Wolfson has published numerous articles and publications, and has written a book titled Orthopedics in Disasters.


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American Board OF Orthopaedic Surgery
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Medical Board of California
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American College of Surgery
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California Orthopaedic Association
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Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society
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Israeli Orthopaedic Association
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Canadian Orthopaedic Association
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Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
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University of Southern California
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Stanford University
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CALTECK University


Dr. Wolfson is an Author and The Chief Editor of Orthopedics in Disasters. This first-of-its-kind book is a practical guide to the management of orthopedic injuries caused by natural disasters and other mass casualty events. Such as war and terror attacks. It is an invaluable source of knowledge gained through years of hands-on experience. This book is intended for medical staff, emergency personnel, orthopedic and trauma surgeons, general practitioners, medical students, and professionals working for the military, government bodies, and non-governmental organizations.

Dr. Wolfson's book Orthopedics in disasters


Dr. Nikolaj Wolfson is recognized around the world for his many contributions to the field of orthopedic surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with proven expertise in the replacement of the hip, knee, and shoulder joints, hip joint resurfacing, hip, knee, and ankle arthroscopy, and other reconstructive joint procedures.

“My son broke his arm on Thanksgiving morning. Dr. Wolfson was just amazing at explaining what was needed and why. He was so sensitive in handling our stress and my son’s pain.” MARDAH C.


“Dr. Wolfson is extremely professional, caring, and gentle. He gives patients all the time they need to ask questions and express concerns.”

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