Dr. Edward Wojtys is a William S. Smith Collegiate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and a Team Physician at the University of Michigan. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief, Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach and as Co-Chair of the National Football League’s Orthopaedic Research Committee.
Dr. Wojtys is a former U of M Football player who completed his medical training and Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Michigan and Fellowship at Cincinnati Sports Medicine under the direction of Dr. Frank Noyes in Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine. He joined the U of M Faculty in 1985. His research team’s work has been recognized by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) with 8 National Awards. Their work received the 2016 Kappa Delta Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) – the highest Research Award given by these Societies. His research has been funded by the NIH and NIAMS (2006, 2009, 2016), NFL, Coulter Foundation, Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation (OREF), and the Center for Organogenesis.