Ross Wodicka, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with the Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute recently was elected as a candidate member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), an invitation-only national society.
Select few surgeons in South Florida are members of this society.
Dr. Wodicka specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle, as well as rotator cuff and labral repair, shoulder replacement and surgical sports medicine (ACL reconstruction, multi-ligamentous knee injuries, hamstring repair).
After earning his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Wodicka completed an internship in general surgery / orthopedic surgery and an orthopedic surgery residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami. He later completed a sports medicine, arthroscopy and reconstruction fellowship at Southern California Orthopaedic Institute in Van Nuys, Calif.
Through educational programs and by encouraging research, the organization seeks to foster and advance the science and practice of shoulder and elbow care. The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) is a society made up of leading national and international Orthopaedic surgeons who specialize in surgery of the shoulder and elbow. Through continuing medical education, the ASES Annual Meetings serve as a forum where persons involved in this field of medicine can meet, discuss new ideas and present scientific material. The membership, which is by invitation only, currently consists of 856 members. The Society is an educational body responsible for development of scientific programs, for organization of current knowledge, for standardization of nomenclature and for publication of scientific materials.