Experienced in Sports Trauma.
Dr. Wahl developed a regional and national reputation in the treatment, innovations, and study of high-energy, complex knee and shoulder injuries. While he enjoys treating all athletic soft tissue and bony injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle; his specific interests include ligament reconstruction of multiple-ligament knee injuries and knee dislocations, cartilage transplantation and repair, joint resurfacing in the athletic individual, osteotomies, peri-articular fracture management, and minimally-invasive treatment of shoulder pathology. He provides comprehensive and innovative treatment options for the elite and recreational athlete; understanding that every injury, person and their goals are unique, therefore every treatment option must be uniquely tailored to the individual.
Bachelor of Environmental Design | University of Colorado | Boulder, CO
Medical School | Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, CT
Internship | Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, CT
Orthopaedic Residency | Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, CT
Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship | Hospital for Special Surgery | New York City, NY
AO John Border Traveling Trauma Fellowship | Augsburg, Germany + Zurich, Switzerland
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Fellowship | South America
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
Clinical Instructor, Orthopaedic Surgery | Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, CT
Assistant Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery | Yale University School of Medicine | New Haven, CT
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine | University of Washington | Seattle, WA
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine | University of Washington | Seattle, WA
Associate Professor + Chief of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | UC San Diego | San Diego, CA
Attending Surgeon | Orthopedic Physician Associates | Seattle, WA
Assistant Team Physician | New York Giants | New York City, NY
Team Physician | University of Washington | Seattle, WA
Head Team Physician | San Diego Chargers | San Diego, CA
San Diego Magazine Top Docs Award, Sports Medicine, 2013
US News and World Report Top Doctor, 2011, 2012
Seattle Met Magazine Top Doctors Award, Sports Medicine, 2011, 2012
Seattle Magazine Seattle Top Docs Award, Orthopedic Surgery, 2012
Seattle Magazine Seattle Top Docs Award, Sports Medicine, 2010, 2011
SuperDoctors.com Top Doctor, Seattle Area, 2011
University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics Chief Resident Teaching Award, 2012
University of Washington Department of Orthopedics Resident Teaching Award, 2009
Alpha Omega Alpha, Yale Class of 1996
Lange Award, Yale Outstanding Graduating Senior, 1996
Dean's Scholar, University of Colorado, 1985-1990
Regent's Scholar, University of Colorado, 1985-1986