John J. Wilson, MD

Position title: Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation / Sports Medicine


Phone: 608-628-8200

Organ System/Disease Focus:
Platelet-rich plasma and growth factor enhancement of chronic tendon and cartilage disorders
Aligned Research Focus:
Platelet-Rich Plasma applications in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
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Research Description:

Assessing the clinical applications of platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, with a focus on basic science and clinical trials.

Selected References:
  • Crawford SK, Thelen DG, Yakey JM, Heiderscheit BC, Wilson JJ, Lee KS. Regional Shear Wave Elastography of Achilles Tendinopathy in Symptomatic Versus Contralateral Achilles Tendons. European Radiology. Eur Radiol (2022).
  • Kijowski R, Wilson JJ, Liu F. Bicomponent Ultrashort Echo Time T2* Analysis for Assessment of Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Nov;46(5):1441-1447. doi: 10.1002/jmri.25689. Epub 2017 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 28263448; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5587350.
  • Liu F, Samsonov A, Wilson JJ, Blankenbaker DG, Block WF, Kijowski R. Rapid in vivo multicomponent T2 mapping of human knee menisci. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Nov;42(5):1321-1328. PMID: 25847733.
  • Liu F, Choi KW, Samsonov A, Spencer RG, Wilson JJ, Block WF, Kijowski R. Articular Cartilage of the Human Knee Joint: In Vivo Multicomponent T2 Analysis at 3.0 T. Radiology. 2015 Nov;277(2):477-488. PubMed PMID:26024307.
  • Wilson JJ, Lee KS, Chamberlain C, DeWall RJ, Baer GS, Greatens M, Kamps N. Intratendinous Injections of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Effect on Tendon Morphology and Mechanics. Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics. 2015 Dec;2(1):5 PMID: 26914873
  • DeWall RJ, Jiang J, Wilson JJ, Lee KS. “Visualizing Tendon Elasticity in an Ex Vivo Partial Tear Model.” Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Jan;40(1):158-167. PMID: 24210863.
  • Wilson JJ, Lee KS, Miller AT, Wang S. “Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciopathy in Adults: A Case Series”.  Foot & Ankle Specialist. 2014 Feb;7(1):61-7. PMID 24287209