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John Henry Wilckens, M.D.

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Medical Director for Orthopaedics at White Marsh

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Expertise: Baseball Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Shoulder Labral Tear, Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine

Research Interests: Sports medicine; adolescent sports injuries; ligament reconstruction; running injuries and arthroscopy

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Locations

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

White Marsh
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Suite 130
Nottingham, MD 21236 map
Fax: 443-442-2087

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

4940 Eastern Avenue
Musculoskeletal Clinic
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Fax: 410-550-0662

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Bowie
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

17001 Science Drive
Suite 102
Bowie, MD 20715 map

Johns Hopkins Healthcare - Columbia
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

10700 Charter Drive
Charter Professional Building Suite 140
Columbia, MD 21044 map
Fax: 443-442-2087

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Odenton
Appointment Phone: 410-874-1300

1106 Annapolis Road
Suite 280
Odenton, MD 21113 map

Background

John Wilckens, M.D., 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 Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics at White Marsh.

Dr. Wilckens holds research interests in 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.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and serves on the Council of Delegates for American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

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Titles

  • Medical Director for Orthopaedics at White Marsh
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Degrees

  • MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (1980)

Residencies

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

Fellowships

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (1992)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Dewan AK, Petre BM, Wilckens JH, Zikria BA. Factors Affecting Perceptions of Open, Mini-Open, and Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Techniques Among Medical Professionals. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Sep;44(9):E317-25.

Kilcoyne KG, Ebel BG, Bancells RL, Wilckens JH, McFarland EG. Epidemiology of Injuries in Major League Baseball Catchers. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Oct;43(10):2496-500. doi: 10.1177/0363546515597684. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Goerger BM, Marshall SW, Beutler AI, Blackburn JT, Wilckens JH, Padua DA. Anterior cruciate ligament injury alters preinjury lower extremity biomechanics in the injured and uninjured leg: the JUMP-ACL study. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Feb;49(3):188-95. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092982. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Wilson EK, Deweber K, Berry JW, Wilckens JH. Cutaneous infections in wrestlers. Sports Health. 2013 Sep;5(5):423-37. doi: 10.1177/1941738113481179.

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.

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (Council of Delegates)
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

AMSSM Shoulder Dislocation Podcast with Drs. John Tokish and John Wilckens | AMSSM Podcast (November 2017)

Thursday Games Under Fire in NFL Injury Crisis | Yahoo! Sports (November 2017)

SLAP Tear Prevention Tips for Baseball and Softball Players | Johns Hopkins Medicine (June 2017)

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