Accessibility Tools

Ross Wodicka MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Wodicka is a Sports fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in complex primary and revision surgery of the Shoulder, Hip, and Knee. He also performs total and reverse shoulder replacements. After finishing his residency at the University of Miami, Dr. Wodicka was chosen for a fellowship at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Los Angeles, one of the world leaders in Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He has treated athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, and all levels of collegiate and high school athletics. He actively participates in research and has published his research in both national and international journals. He was elected to the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, a group consisting of the top shoulder surgeons in America. Dr. Wodicka has a particular interest in helping injured weekend warriors get back to the activities they love.


  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital


  • Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI)
  • Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Shoulder Reconstruction

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Research/Publications /Presentations

  • Wodicka RA, Jose J, Baraga M, Kaplan L, Lesniak B. MRI Evaluation of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee in the Setting of ACL Rupture. Submitted
  • Buller L, Fokin A, Wodicka R, Lesniak B, Page C, Kaplan L. Ultrasound-guided Corticosteroid Injection for the Treatment of Athletic Pubalgia: A series of 12 Cases. The Journal of Medical Ultrasound. June 2015 Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 71-75
  • Wodicka RA, Sabeh k, Miranda A, Pretell J. Tibial Tubercle Fractures in Adolescents: a review of the literature. Current Orthopaedic Practice. July 7, 2015. DOI: 10.1097/BCO.0000000000267.
  • Wodicka RA, Isaacs JI. Ischemic Monomelic Neuropathy. The Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol. 35 No. 5 May, 2010.
  • Isaacs J, Loveland K, Mallu S, Adams S, Wodicka R. The Use of Anabolic Steroids as a strategy in Reversing Denervation Atrophy. Hand. Vol. 6 No.2 June, 2011.
    Rare dual lesion: Extra-skeletal osteosarcoma developing within a simple lipoma. American Journal of Orthopedics.
  • Wodicka R, Ferkel E, Ferkel R. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus. Foot and Ankle International. 2016.
  • Wodicka R, Dierckman B, Guanche C. Endoscopic Repair of the Proximal Hamstring: 2 year clinical results. Submitted for publication 2016.
  • Dierckman, B, Wodicka R, Burns J, Getelman M, Karzel R, Barber A, Snyder S. Arthroscopic Repair of Medium to Large Rotator Cuff Tears with a Triple-Loaded Single-Row Technique Augmented with Marrow Vents. Submitted for Publication 2016.
  • Willemot L, Wodicka R, Bosworth A, Castagna A, Burns J, Verborgt O. Influence of screw type and length on coracoid fixation in Latarjet procedure. Submitted for Publication 2016.
  • Wodicka RA, Askari M. Chapter 31: Operative Approaches to Hand and Finger Fractures. Operative Procedures in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
  • Evaluation of the Diagnostic Yield of Initial Shoulder Radiographs in a Sports Medicine Practice. AAOS Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL 2016.
  • MRI Evaluation of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee in the Setting of ACL Rupture. Podium Presentation. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. July 9, 2014.
  • Review of Athletic Pubalgia And the Role of Ultrasound-guided Corticosteroid Injections As A Treatment Modality. Poster presentation. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 30, 2012.
  • The Use of Anabolic Steroids as a strategy in Reversing Denervation Atrophy.
    • Poster presentation. American Society of Peripheral Nerve Annual Meeting. Boca Raton, FL, January 2010.
    • Podium presentation. Virginia Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting (awarded best podium presentation), Charlottesville, VA, May 2010.
    • Podium presentation. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.
  • Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures: Assessment and Management. Hollywood, Florida April 2014.
  • Multi-directional Shoulder Instability. Miami, FL October 2013.
  • Navigation in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Miami, FL September 2013.
  • Proximal Hamstrings Injuries in the Young Athlete. Miami, FL October 2011.
  • Rotational Instability following ACL Reconstruction. Miami, FL February 2015.
  • Salvage Procedure for a fused 1st ray with dorsiflexion deformity. The Los Angeles Foot Club. Los Angeles, CA, October 2015.
  • Endoscopic Proximal Hamstring Repairs: 2 year clinical follow up. SCOI Fellows Day 2016. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Influence of screw type and length on coracoid fixation in Latarjet procedure. Los Angeles, CA June 2016.
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in Athletes. Los Angeles, CA February 2016
Ross Wodicka MD


Ross Wodicka, MD is a practicing orthopedic surgeon in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


Dr. Ross Wodicka is an orthopedic surgeon in Fort Lauderdale, FL specializing in shoulder, hip, knee, and sports medicine.


Dr. Wodicka is one of the best dr. I’ve met. He’s patient, caring, he takes his time to answer all your questions, he gives you options and most of all, his knowledge and understanding gives you Confidence that you are getting exactly what you need. I’m blessed to have him as my orthopedic Dr. and I’m happy with the results I got.


Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute

5597 N Dixie Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

Request Appointment

American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsArthroscopy Association of North AmericaAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports MedicineAmerican Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons