Everett “E.J.” Wilkinson Jr., MD

Orthopedics
oard certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery-General Orthopedics

Professional Biography

Everett J. Wilkinson Jr. received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, he received his medical degree from Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine-Summa Cum Laude.  Dr. Wilkinson Completed his residency training at Botsford General Hospital through Michigan State University in Detroit. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery-General Orthopedics.

Dr. Wilkinson and his wife have been married for 30 years, and are both native to the Kansas City area. They have three boys and one girl! Dr. Wilkinson enjoys music, exercise and traveling with his wife and kids, as well as spending as much time together as they possibly can. His faith and family are what drive him to be a compassionate, caring and thorough physician.

EDUCATION

University of Kansas, 1986

BS in Cellular Biology

University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1992

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Botsford Hospital, 1993

Internship

Botsford Hospital, 1997

Orthopedic Surgical Resident

VOLUNTEER /LEADERSHIP/PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Arthrodesis of the Carpometacarpal Joint of the Thumb using a T-Buttress Plate Surgical Technique, Botsford General Hospital, 1996
  • Antegrade vs. Retrograde Intramedullary Fixation vs. Open Reduction Internal Fixation Fractures, Tampa General Hospital, 1995
  • The Effectiveness of Twice Daily Physical Therapy After Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty, Botsford General Hospital, 1994
  • The Effects of Phenobarbital, BHT, and SC-41599 on Cytochrome P-450 in Rat Livers-Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics, University of Kansas Medical Center, 1988

ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

  • 1995-Present: Associate Clinical Staff-Michigan State University
  • 1994:  Alvin Yarros Award for Most Outstanding Resident Research Paper-Botsford General Hospital
  • 1992: Summa Cum Laude, University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1989-1990: President of Sigma Sigma Phi National Honorary Fraternity
  • 1989-1990: Secretary for Iota Tau Sigma Fraternity, University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1989-Present: Active Member Sigma Sigma Phi
  • 1989: Jan Oliveri Scholarship, Most Outstanding First Year Medical Student, University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1988-1992 Active Member-University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine Sports Medicine

ADVANCED TRAINING/SPECIALTIES/INTERVIEWS

  • Outcomes in Orthopedic Surgery-Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Current Concepts in Arthroplasty
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Orthopedic Spine