Ray C. Wasielewski, MS, MD
Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian, St Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Joint Reconstruction
Residency: Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School: The Ohio State University
Masters: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, MS Materials Engineering
Undergraduate: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BS Material Engineering
Dr. Ray Wasielewski is a licensed and board-certified joint replacement surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery.
Dr. Wasielewski's accomplishments and surgical acumen have been recognized worldwide.
As a member of the AAHKS (American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons) MIS Taskforce, Dr. Wasielewski has helped develop their position statement on minimally invasive and small incision joint replacement surgery. (Read the statement.
In addition to performing more than 500 hip and knee replacements each year, Dr. Wasielewski lectures nationally and internationally on his research. He has authored many articles and book chapters and is an invited editor of multiple orthopaedic journals.
Dr. Wasielewski attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he was selected as the Outstanding Senior in the College of Engineering before graduating in 1981 with a BS and in 1982 with an MS in materials engineering. He attended medical school at The Ohio State University from 1982 to 1986 and received residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital.
After finishing his residency in 1991, Dr. Wasielewski did a joint reconstruction fellowship with the world-renowned Dr. Jorge Galante at Rush Presbyterian, St. Luke’s Medical Center
in Chicago, Illinois. In 1993, he was appointed director of joint reconstructive surgery at The Ohio State University Hospitals, and he was the acting chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999 and 2001.
Dr. Wasielewski is currently the director of Minimally Invasive Orthopedics, Inc. He is also the director of orthopedic research at Grant Medical Center
and has a faculty appointment at the University of Tennessee
(adjunct professor of biomechanical engineering). Owing to his engineering and surgical background, Dr. Wasielewski consults extensively with industry leaders on implant design.
Dr. Wasielewski is an avid golfer who believes in playing the entire course (including woods, streams, sand, and tall grasses).
Read a summary of Dr. Wasielewski's accomplishments.
Read a summary of Dr. Wasielewski's research.