Orthopedic Surgeon | Upper Extremeties | Sports Medicine
U.S. ARMY Chief of Orthopedic in Bagdad 2005
Dr. Kulwicki is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who holds the Certificate of Additional Qualification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and complex reconstruction of the shoulder and elbow. In addition to general orthopedic diagnoses, his practice includes; shoulder problems such as arthritis,instability, fractures, rotator cuff disease, labral tears. Dr. Kulwicki also treats meniscal injuries, ACL tears, tendon ruptures, tennis elbow, swimming and overuse injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fractures. Methods of treatment may include surgical and non-operative modalities, including Endoscopic Carpel Tunnel release. His philosophy of care includes improving function and return to athletic activity by maximizing non-operative treatment with surgery being used as a last resort.
Dr. Kulwicki graduated from the Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and received his medical degree from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. While serving in the United States Army, he completed an internship at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington and performed his orthopedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Kulwicki completed a fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in 2008.
Prior to joining OrthoTexas, Dr. Kulwicki served as Head of Orthopedic Surgery for the US Army in Bagdad 2005, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Consultant for Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Kentucky, staff orthopedic surgeon at Kings Daughter’s Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky and Team Physician for Boyd County High School in Ashland, Kentucky. Currently, he is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons and Army Flight Surgeon Association.
Dr. Kulwicki enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.
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Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, New York University for Joint Disease, New York, NY 2007-2008
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, 2004-2007
Graduate degree from Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, 1996
MILITARY AWARDS HIGHLIGHTS
Meritorious Service Medal w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Gloabl War on Terrorism Service Medal
Army Flight Surgeon Badge