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John Henry Wilckens, MD

Medical Director White Marsh Surgical Center
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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  • Medical Director White Marsh Surgical Center
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Baseball Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Research Interests

Sports medicine injuries


Dr. John Wilckens is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include baseball injuries, orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Wilckens serves as the medical director of the White Marsh Surgical Center.

Dr. Wilckens received his undergraduate degree from the United States Naval Academy. He earned his M.D. from George Washington University in 1980. He completed his residency at San Diego Naval Hospital in 1988 and performed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports at the Methodist Hospital Sports Medicine Center in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1990. Dr. Wilckens has worked at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center since 2002.

Dr. Wilckens's research interests include sports medicine, adolescent sports injuries, ligament reconstruction, running injuries and arthroscopy.

Dr. Wilckens serves as team physician for the U.S. Naval Academy’s athletic programs and orthopaedic surgeon for the Baltimore Orioles. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association, and serves on the Council of Delegates for American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.


  • English


The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (Council of Delegates)

Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association

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  • Education +


    • George Washington University School of Medicine ( Washington DC ) (1980)


    • Naval Medical Center (San Diego)/Orthopaedic Surgery ( San Diego CA ) (1988)


    • Methodist Hospital Sports Medicine Center/Orthopaedic Sports Medicine ( Indianapolis IN ) (1990)


    • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2012)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Srikumaran U, Stein BE, Tan EW, Freehill MT, Wilckens JH. “Upper-Extremity Peripheral Nerve Blocks in the Perioperative Pain Management of Orthopaedic Patients: AAOS Exhibit Selection.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Dec 18;95(24):e1971-13. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01745.
    2. Stein BE, Srikumaran U, Tan EW, Freehill MT, Wilckens JH. “Lower-extremity peripheral nerve blocks in the perioperative pain management of orthopaedic patients: AAOS exhibit selection.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Nov 21;94(22):e167. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.K.01706.
    3. Wilson EK, Lahurd AP, Wilckens JH. “An unusual mechanism for injury of the anterior cruciate ligament in figure skating.” Clin J Sport Med. 2012 Mar;22(2):160-2. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e318246ea82.
    4. Evans KN, Kilcoyne KG, Dickens JF, Rue JP, Giuliani J, Gwinn D, Wilckens JH. “Predisposing risk factors for non-contact ACL injuries in military subjects.” Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Aug;20(8):1554-9. doi: 10.1007/s00167-011-1755-y. Epub 2011 Nov 12.
    5. Freehill MT, Ebel BG, Archer KR, Bancells RL, Wilckens JH, McFarland EG, Cosgarea AJ. “Glenohumeral range of motion in major league pitchers: changes over the playing season.” Sports Health. 2011 Jan;3(1):97-104.
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    Professional Activities

    Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Baltimore Orioles

    Orthopaedic Consultant to the Naval Academy Athletic Association

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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Musculoskeletal Clinic
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0453
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0453
    Fax: 410-550-0662
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh
    4924 Campbell Boulevard
    White Marsh, MD 21236
    Phone: 443-442-2088
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0453
    Fax: 443-442-2089
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Odenton
    1132 Annapolis Road
    Odenton, MD 21113
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0453
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