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.