“Helping people get back to where they want to be is what inspires me as a surgeon,” says Dr. Wilson. “Listening to a patient’s story and then working for ways to help them meet their goals is incredibly rewarding.”
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Specialties and Biography

  • Shoulder
    • Arthroscopy
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Labral Repair
    • Laterjet (Stabilization Procedure)
    • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (Replacement)
  • Knee
    • Arthroscopy
    • ACL Reconstruction/Repair/Revision
    • Meniscus Procedures/ Transplantation
    • Cartilage Repair/Restoration Procedures
    • Multi Ligament Procedures (PCL, MCL/LCL/PLC)
    • Cartilage Grafts, Transfers, Transplantation
    • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
    • Knee Preservation Procedures
  • Hip
    • Arthroscopy
    • Labral Repair
    • Femoroacetabular Impingement Procedures
    • Cartilage Repair
    • Gluteal Tendon Repair
    • Bursectomy
  • Ankle
    • Arthroscopy
    • Cartilage Repair/Restoration
    • Instability Surgery
  • Elbow
    • Arthroscopy
  • Hand Surgery
    • Cubital/Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Trigger Finger Release
  • Surgical Fracture Care

A native of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Dr. Wilson earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Gettysburg College, where he graduated magna cum laude, and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency with the National Capital Consortium at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and went on to serve the US Navy for five years at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, where he deployed twice.

Following his distinguished naval service, Dr. Wilson refined his sports medicine expertise by completing the world-renowned UPMC Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship with Freddie Fu, MD, and Jim Bradley, MD, where he worked alongside the doctors caring for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and University of Pittsburgh athletes.

In 2014, he was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal for exceptional care of historical volumes of combat casualties at Bethesda during his training, and was nationally recognized by selection in the American Orthopaedic Associations’ Resident Leadership Forum. In 2016, Dr. Wilson was selected as one of three orthopaedic surgeons in the nation attending the prestigious Advanced Arthroscopic Traveling Fellowship with the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Wilson was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal in 2018, after serving as the Orthopaedic Surgeon and Operations Officer, Forward Resuscitative Surgical System, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa. In June, at the 2019 American Shoulder and Elbow Society’s Fellows Symposium, Dr. Wilson was awarded the Robert H. Cofield, MD Award for research on returning to sports after shoulder labral repair surgery.

Dr. Wilson is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons.

“At Mount Nittany Physician Group, I found a well-trained and highly capable group of surgeons who focus on delivering a high-quality experience to each and every patient,” says Dr. Wilson. “I feel fortunate to join a team dedicated to providing world-class care, right here at home in central Pennsylvania.”

Outside of the office, Dr. Wilson enjoys sports and the outdoors with his wife and children, and is a fan of hunting and fishing.


Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Education

Jefferson Medical College


National Capital Consortium at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


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Reviews and ratings

Rating Summary

Provider explanations of prob/condition
4.9 out of 5
75 ratings
Time CP spent with patient
4.8 out of 5
74 ratings
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9 out of 5
74 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointment
4.8 out of 5
75 ratings


November 03, 2022
This is by far the best medical office I've ever been to.
October 31, 2022
This visit was for a pre-op exam. Dr. Wilson explained everything in detail. I then saw his nurse Erin who also went over everything in detail. Good visit
October 31, 2022
Excellent care. Showed respect/concern for me.
October 31, 2022
I am/was happy with Dr. Wilson during my last appointment, Very personable and was open to any and all questions concerning the upcoming surgery on my left shoulder,
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