Jennifer Moriatis Wolf

Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Jennifer Moriatis Wolf is a renowned hand surgeon, with expertise in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of bone, nerve tendon, and ligament injuries caused by trauma or overuse. She has a special interest in tennis elbow and atypical peripheral nerve problems. She is highly skilled in the surgical removal of tumors of the upper extremity and partners with orthopaedic oncologists to achieve the best possible outcomes. She also has a practice focus in treating patients with arthritis of the base of the thumb and has conducted clinical and basic research on this topic. In addition, she is interested in the role of vitamin D in bone and joint problems, and has received grant funding from the US Department of Defense to study this further.

She has been awarded the Bunnell Fellowship from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) as well as an American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship from the American Orthopaedic Association. She serves on the governing council of the ASSH and is deputy editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hand Surgery.

Wolf is a graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her internship, residency, and a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, as well as a hand surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic.

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