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John Wiemann, IV, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean'S Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    John Wiemann M.D.
    Assistant Professor, UCSF

    John Wiemann, M.D., is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

    He earned his medical degree from University of California, San Diego and went on to complete his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of New Mexico. He finished his fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

    John Wiemann, M.D., has received specific training and education in spine, hip, and sports orthopaedics. His surgical treatments in patients 21 years old and younger focus on ACL rupture, Avascular necrosis, back pain, Clubfoot, congenital defects, fractures, hip dysplasia, hip labral tears, knee dislocations, Meniscus tears, Osteochondromas, Perthes disease, Polydactyly, Scoliosis, shoulder dislocation, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, spine fractures, Spondylolisthesis, sports injuries, Trigger finger, and upper or lower extremity deformity.

    Dr. John Wiemann is an expert in treating complex musculoskeletal disorders in children, young adults and athletes. His research has been published in multiple journals including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, and the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. He has travelled on multiple occasions to Guayaquil, Ecuador to provide humanitarian Orthopaedic surgical care to the children there with no other resources. He currently serves as the Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Fresno’s men’s and women’s developmental professional soccer teams, the Fresno Fuego and the Fresno Freeze.

    Dr. Wiemann also worked as a professional photographer for many years, both across the United States and internationally doing sports and event photography. He currently maintains photography as a hobby and also enjoys golf, skiing, hiking and spending time with his family.

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    1. Steffensmeier AM, Kirkham K, Wiemann JM. Core Decompression with Synthetic Grafting as a Joint Preservation Strategy in Humeral Avascular Necrosis Due to Sickle Cell Anemia: A Case Report. J Orthop Case Rep. 2016 Nov-Dec; 6(5):62-64. PMID: 28507969.
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    2. Wiemann JM, Shah SA, Price CT. Nighttime bracing versus observation for early adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Sep; 34(6):603-6. PMID: 24840659.
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    3. Wiemann JM, Herrera-Soto JA. Can we alter the natural history of osteoarthritis after SCFE with early realignment? J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33 Suppl 1:S83-7. PMID: 23764799.
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    4. Wiemann J, Durrani S, Bosch P. The effect of posterior spinal releases on axial correction torque: a cadaver study. J Child Orthop. 2011 Apr; 5(2):109-13. PMID: 22468154.
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    5. Wiemann JM, Tryon C, Szalay EA. Physeal stapling versus 8-plate hemiepiphysiodesis for guided correction of angular deformity about the knee. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Jul-Aug; 29(5):481-5. PMID: 19568021.
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    6. Rodriguez-Diaz A, Toyama Y, Abravanel DL, Wiemann JM, Wells AR, Tulu US, Edwards GS, Kiehart DP. Actomyosin purse strings: renewable resources that make morphogenesis robust and resilient. HFSP J. 2008 Aug; 2(4):220-37. PMID: 19404432.
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    7. Leek BT, Meyer RS, Wiemann JM, Cutuk A, Macias BR, Hargens AR. The effect of kneeling during spine surgery on leg intramuscular pressure. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Sep; 89(9):1941-7. PMID: 17768190.
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    8. Wiemann JM, Ueno T, Leek BT, Yost WT, Schwartz AK, Hargens AR. Noninvasive measurements of intramuscular pressure using pulsed phase-locked loop ultrasound for detecting compartment syndromes: a preliminary report. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Jul; 20(7):458-63. PMID: 16891936.
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    9. Buzolich MJ, Wiemann JM. Turn taking in atypical conversations: the case of the speaker/augmented-communicator dyad. J Speech Hear Res. 1988 Mar; 31(1):3-18. PMID: 2965282.
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