Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, M.D.
Dr. Wolf is a nationally renowned hand surgeon. She completed
her orthopaedic surgery residency at Brown University/Rhode
Island Hospital, followed by a trauma fellowship at the same
institution. She then completed a fellowship in hand surgery at
the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Wolf joined the
faculty at the University of Colorado Department of Orthopaedic
Surgery in 2003. She was awarded the John J. Fahey North
American Traveling Fellowship by the American Orthopaedic
Association in 2007, and is a deputy editor of the Journal of Hand Surgery. Dr. Wolf joined the UConn
Health Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the New England
Musculoskeletal Institute as an associate professor in 2010.
- Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
UConn Health Center
- New England Musculoskeletal Institute
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certification
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland
M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopaedic
Orthopaedic Trauma, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Hand Surgery, Mayo Clinic
- American British Canadian Traveling Fellowship, American Orthopaedic
Association – 2013
- Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
- Clinician Scientist Award, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation – 2008
- Leadership Fellows Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – 2008
- John J. Fahey North American Traveling Fellowship, American Orthopaedic
Association – 2007
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Young Member Leadership Program – 2006
- Alexandra Kirkley Traveling Fellowship, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society –
- United States Bone and Joint Decade Young Investigator – 2005
- Haffenreffer Award for Resident Research – 2001
- William G. Munn Memorial Prize for Promise in Orthopaedics, 1996FOP Children’s
Memorial Award – 1996
- Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society – 1995
- Phi Beta Kappa, 1990 Chancellor’s Scholar – 1987-1991
Wolf JM, Sturdivant RX, Owens BD. Incidence of de Quervain’s
tenosynovitis in a young active population. J Hand Surg
Wolf JM. The influence of ligamentous laxity and gender –
implications for hand surgeons. J Hand Surg 34(1): 161-163,
Wolf JM, Mountcastle SB, Owens BD. The epidemiology of carpal
tunnel syndrome in a military population. Hand 4(3): 289-291,
Scher D, Wolf JM, Owens BD. Current concepts review: lateral
epicondylitis. Orthopedics 32(4), 2009.
Wolf JM, Athwal GS, Shin AY, Dennison DG. Instructional course
lecture: Acute trauma to the upper extremity: what to do and
when to do it. J Bone Joint Surg Am 91(5):1240-1252, 2009.
Wolf JM, Athwal GS, Hoang BH, Mehta S, Williams A, Owens BD.
Knowledge of levels of evidence criteria in orthopaedic
residents. Orthopedics 32(7):494, 2009.
Wolf JM, Dawson L, Mountcastle SB, Owens BD. The incidence of
scaphoid fracture in a young, active population. Injury, (epub)
Wolf JM, Oren TW, Ferguson B, Williams AE, Petersen B. The
carpometacarpal stress view radiograph in the evaluation of
basilar thumb joint laxity. J Hand Surg 34(8):1402-1406, 2009.
Scher DL, Owens BD, Sturdivant RX, Wolf JM. Incidence of joint
hypermobility syndrome in a military population: impact of
gender and race. Clin Orthop Rel Res (epub), Dec 2009.
Oren TW, Wolf JM. Soft tissue complications of distal radius
fractures. Operative Tech Orthop 19(2): 100-106, 2009.
Wolf JM, Mountcastle SB, Burks R, Sturdivant RX, Owens BD. The
epidemiology of lateral and medial epicondylitis in a military
population. Accepted, Mil Med, 2010.
Wolf JM. Evidence based medicine: Injections for
trapeziometacarpal arthrosis. Accepted, J Hand Surg, 2010.
Wolf JM, Munkwitz M, Bucknell A. Arthroscopic removal of
improvised explosive device (IED) debris from the wrist: a case
report. Accepted, Mil Med, 2010.
Van Tassel DC, Owens BD, Wolf JM. Incidence and demographics of
scaphoid fracture in the United States population. Accepted, J
Hand Surg, 2010.
Wolf JM, Cameron KL, Owens BD. Impact of joint laxity and
hypermobility on the musculoskeletal system: Implications for
orthopaedic surgeons. Accepted, JAAOS, 2010.
View more publications, see
- Database research evaluating epidemiology of fractures,
upper extremity injuries.
- Outcomes of autologous blood injections for lateral
- Outcomes of patients with thumb arthritis.
Basic Science Research
- Impact of reproductive hormone regulation on joint
- Hormonal influences on joint laxity and incidence of
- Impact of vitamin D Levels and bone turnover markers on
the incidence of distal radius fracture in post-menopausal
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