Brian Wolf, MD, MS


Brian Wolf, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in sports medicine with particular interest in knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. He serves as the Director of University of Iowa Sports Medicine and Head Team Physician for University of Iowa Athletics. 

Academically, Dr. Wolf has over 150 published articles and textbook chapters on sports medicine topics. He is involved in many professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, among others. 

He has also received a number of honors and awards for the work he has done, including the AOA American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellow in 2013, the Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Society in 2013, and the O’Donoghue Award from the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine in 2014.




Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction
  • Bicep tendon repair
  • Elbow surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Meniscus repair
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder surgery

Diseases and Conditions

  • AC (acromioclavicular) joint separation
  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear
  • Biceps tendon tear
  • Elbow pain
  • Elbow ulnar collateral ligament tear
  • Knee cartilage damage
  • Knee pain
  • Labral tears
  • Meniscus tear
  • Patellar instability or dislocation
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder pain


2701 Prairie Meadow Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • MD, Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago
  • MS, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa


Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


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