Wade Gordon, MD

Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon

Wade Gordon, MD

Wade Gordon, MD

Dr. Wade Gordon is a fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeon. A former Colonel in the United States Air Force, he has more than 14 years service as an orthopedic surgeon in military hospitals. Dr. Gordon received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York and completed his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in New York. After completion of his orthopedic trauma surgery fellowship, Dr. Gordon served as the Chief, Orthopedic Trauma Service at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington DC where he also served as the Program Director, Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Gordon is a noted publisher and presenter on orthopedic trauma.

When he’s not working, Dr. Gordon enjoys mountain biking and community involvement.

Subspecialty Interests

  • Complex limb/deformity reconstruction
  • Nonunion, malunion, osteomyelitis surgery
  • Circular external fixation
  • Orthopedic research and education
  • Amputation Care

Military Service

  • Colonel (select), United States Air Force Medical Corps (2017)


  • R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC

Residency & Internship

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Medical School

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY


  • Fellow: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society
  • AAOS Trauma Program Committee
  • OTA Military Committee
  • Executive Committee: Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium
  • AAOS Leadership Fellows Program

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