UI Hospitals and Clinics

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Physician

Melissa Willenborg, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)

About

Melissa Willenborg, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in problems with previous hip and knee replacements as well as hip and knee arthritis. Dr. Willenborg received her medical degree here at the University of Iowa before completing her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and her fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Clinics

Specialties

  • Failed hip and knee replacements
  • Hip and knee replacement infections
  • Hip arthritis
  • Knee arthritis
  • Periprosthetic fractures

Education and Training

Degree

MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Fellowship

Adult Reconstruction, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Certifications

  • Board Eligible for American Board of Orthopedic Surgery