Thomas Hartmann Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS, is an orthopedic surgeon at New England Baptist Hospital specializing in sports medicine and hip preservation with a focus on hip arthroscopy.
Dr. Wuerz earned his Doctor of Medicine at the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen, School of Medicine, in Germany. He received an MSc in International Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, England as well as an MS in Clinical Research at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University in Boston.
Dr. Wuerz did his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Inselspital in Berne, Switzerland, the academic medical center of the University of Bern, and at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He completed fellowships in Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago, Illinois and in Hip Arthroscopy through the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship training at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado and at the Schulthess Klinik in Zurich, Switzerland.
Dr. Wuerz has helped provide care for athletes of all levels including high school, college and professional athletes including from the Chicago Bulls (NBA) and White Sox (MLB).
Dr. Wuerz is a member of several professional organizations and previously received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) career development award. He was chosen as the AANA health policy fellow and was also awarded the traveling fellowship of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA).
Dr. Wuerz believes in delivering the best possible patient care taking into account the patient’s lifestyle. To arrive at the proper course of treatment Dr. Wuerz understands that non-operative measures are often the most appropriate treatment. In working on translating the findings of clinical and outcomes studies, Dr. Wuerz strives to educate and provide patients with advanced and up-to date care.
Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen Germany, 2002
Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland, 2005
Cleveland Clinic, 2013
Sports Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 2014
International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship, Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado and at the Schulthess Klinik, in Zurich, Switzerland, 2015
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Hip, Knee, Shoulder