Dr. Wydra received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Dr. Wydra then earned his Master of Arts in Medical Science at Loyola University of Chicago. He continued his education at Rush University Medical College and was recognized by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Wydra completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Colorado in 2018. He worked with the Denver Public Schools to provide medical care to their athletes and was the team physician at various football, wrestling, and gymnastic events.
Dr. Wydra went on to specialize in orthopedic sports medicine by completing a fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Institute, a Cedars-Sinai affiliate in Santa Monica, California. There he trained under leaders in the field of sports medicine. During his fellowship, he was assistant team physician to the LA Galaxy MLS soccer team, US Women’s Soccer team, Pepperdine University, Santa Monica College, the Santa Monica Rugby Club, AMGEN bike tour of California, and several of the local high school football teams. His experience during fellowship was invaluable and allowed him to care for patients and athletes from all athletic levels.
Education: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; B.S., 2007
Loyola University, Chicago, IL; M.A., 2008
Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL; M.D., 2013
Residency: University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, 2018
Fellowship: Kerlan Jobe Institute-Cedars-Sinai, Santa Monica, CA; 2019