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:
  • Wilson JJ, Rabago DR, Sesto M, Lee KS, Vanderby R. Platelet-rich Plasma Injections for Chronic Lateral Epicondylosis: A Pilot Study. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2011; 21(2):166.
  • Lee KS, Wilson JJ, Rabago DP, Baer GS, Jacobson JA, Borreo CG. Musculoskeletal Applications of Platelet-Rich Plasma: Fad or Future? American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) 2011 Mar; 196: 628 – 636.
  • Best TM, Wilson JJ: Skeletal muscle and tendon. Chapter: Johnson DH, Pedowitz RA (eds). Practical Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 37-50, 2007.
  • Rabago DR, Wilson JJ, Zgierska A. Letter to the editor; Platelet-Rich Plasma for Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy. JAMA 2010; 303(17):1696-1697.
  • Grote W, Delucia R, Waxman R, Zgierska A, Wilson JJ, Rabago D; Repair of a complete anterior cruciate tear using prolotherapy: a case report; Int Musculoskelet Med. 2009; 31(4):159-165.