UI Hospitals and Clinics

Portrait

Physician

Carolyn Hettrich, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)

About

"University of Iowa is very unique. It is one of the few places in the country that truly supports surgeons being involved in research and being involved in academic pursuits. That was important to me."

Clinics

Specialties

  • ACL tear
  • Elbow instability/Thrower's elbow
  • Failed Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Focal cartilage injuries
  • Meniscal tear
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Scapular dykinesis
  • Shoulder arthritis/rotator cuff arthropathy
  • Shoulder instability
  • Thrower's shoulder

Education and Training

Degrees

  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
  • MPH, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Fellowship

Sports Medicine-Shoulder Surgery, Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, Nashville, TN

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish