Rick Wilkerson, D.O.
|Department/Specialty:||Orthopedics & Surgery|
|Practices at:||Winneshiek Medical Center Decorah Clinic|
|Training:||Dr. Wilkerson is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. His orthopedic surgery training was completed at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado.|
|Certification:||Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery|
Dr. Wilkerson is an experienced, proven orthopedic surgeon who has special interest in joint replacements and sports medicine surgical care. He performs hip, knee and shoulder replacements, all sports medicine procedure including ACL reconstruction surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, hand procedures, fracture repair and many more procedures. He is also the team physician for Upper Iowa University athletics in Fayette, Iowa.
In addition to local orthopedic care, Dr. Wilkerson has spent a great deal of his career traveling to provide care and develop programming through Orthopedic Overseas. Through this program, he served in Afghanistan in 1991, 1993 and 2003, Bhutan in 1995 and 2006, Cambodia in 1997, Vietnam in 2001, and in Uganda in 2005. He has also served through the International Medical Corps and Medical Alliance for Iraq every year from 2004-2015. His most current overseas work is through a foundation he and his wife, Barbara, began in 2011 called “Love Takes Root” in Port Au Price and Jacmel, Haiti.