"I feel very fortunate to be able to continue my work at Porter with Dr. Wigderson, who is not only my partner, but a good friend as well."Jonathan D. Wigderson, DODr. Wigderson specializes in orthopedic trauma, an orthopedic specialty formerly not available through Porter's orthopedic team.He
performed a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at Mount Sinai Medical Center
in New York; a residency in orthopedic surgery at Peninsula Hospital Center
in Far Rockaway, New York; an orthopedic fellowship at Booth Memorial Medical Center
in Flushing, New York, and a rotating internship at Mount Clemens General Hospital
in Mount Clemens, Michigan. Dr. Wigderson is a member of the Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, and Sigma Phi, and osteopathic honors fraternity.In addition to specializing in orthopedic trauma, Dr. Wigderson also is experienced in orthopedic reconstruction and sports medicine.
One of the procedures that Dr. Wigderson
performs is a minimally invasive technique for the repair of hip fractures.Known as Percutaneous Compression Plating, or PCCP, this procedure may be performed through two incisions that are just an inch-and-a-half long each, while traditional hip fracture repairs require incisions that are four to six inches in length."Patients experience less blood loss and a faster recovery," said Dr. Wigderson
, who has performed a number of these procedures.