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Andrew J. Wilhelm, D.O., D.P.T., M.S.

Andrew J. Wilhelm, D.O., D.P.T., M.S.

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance , Surgery

4.9 out of 5 stars
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Locations

St. James Center for Orthopaedic Care

7309 Seneca Road North, Suite 107
Hornell, NY 14843

About Me

Andrew Wilhelm received his medical degree from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015, and completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital (PA) and a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Wellspan/York Hospital (PA). He also holds a doctorate in Physical ...
Andrew Wilhelm received his medical degree from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015, and completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital (PA) and a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Wellspan/York Hospital (PA). He also holds a doctorate in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College.

During his fellowship, Dr. Wilhelm provided expert, personalized care for professional sports teams such as the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, and York Revolution, as well as international organizations such as USA Rugby and numerous high schools. He also worked as a physical therapist before pursuing his medical degree.

Certified Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital. 2020 - 2021

Residency, Orthopaedics, WellSpan York Hospital. 2016 - 2020

Internship, Orthopaedics, WellSpan York Hospital. 2015 - 2016

Education

DO | Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. 2015

Publications

Journal Articles

Early Sport Specialization in Elite Weightlifters: Weightlifting Injury Occurrence and Relevant Opinions.

Bush CM, Wilhelm AJ, Lavallee ME, Deitch JR

Journal of strength and conditioning research. 2019 July 1 Epub 07/01/2019.

A Rare Cause of Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis: Nocardia nova.

Wilhelm A, Romeo N, Trevino R

The Journal of hand surgery.. 2018 August 43 (8):778.e1-778.e4. Epub 01/17/2018.

Comparing fracture patterns of younger versus older riders involved in nonfatal motorcycle accidents.

Ashie A, Wilhelm A, Carney D, DiPasquale T, Bush C

Traffic injury prevention.. 2018 19 (7):761-765. Epub 10/23/2018.

Early Sport Specialization: Effectiveness and Risk of Injury in Professional Baseball Players.

Wilhelm A, Choi C, Deitch J

Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine.. 2017 September 5 (9):2325967117728922. Epub 09/22/2017.

Books

Superior Capsular Reconstruction of the Shoulder (2021)

Authors: Andrew Wilhelm & Sam Akhavan

Publisher: Springer Link 2021

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.9 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

All members of this office deserve special recognition!!! They were all knowledgeable, professional, courteous ,Happy and comforting. I have highly recommended this office to friends and acquaintances!!!

Mar 30, 2024

5.0 stars

My visit on the [...] was an emergency procedure.My diagnose was seen and agreed by The PA as well as a conference with Dr A. Wilhelm.I was in excruciating pain. As option a new procedure I selected to try, not wanting surgery.My options were explained. phase one

Mar 30, 2024

5.0 stars

Sorry, I forget the names. Everyone us really great and makes me comfortable with the treatment.

Mar 28, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr Wilhelm did a great surgery on both my shoulders highly recommend him

Mar 23, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr Wilhelm has done my surgery in the past and I am very satisfied

Mar 22, 2024

5.0 stars

Everything was handled very well.

Mar 21, 2024

5.0 stars

Everyone at the office from the check in girls to the medical team were wonderful at the Orthopaedic office!

Mar 21, 2024

5.0 stars

My visit to Dr. Wilhelm's office was a good experience. He and his staff were professional and kind.

Mar 14, 2024

5.0 stars

I appreciated how quickly my appointment was made, that I could have x-tays taken right in the office and Dr. Wilhelm, his nurse and PA were very helpful. TheyExplained everything thoroughly and attentive to my needs..

Mar 14, 2024

5.0 stars

All of the people at St. James Orthopedics that treated me are true professionals. I was fortunate to have visited St. James Orthopedics.

Mar 08, 2024

5.0

In addition to the great care I received from Dr. Wilhelm, I would also like to mention physicians assistant Mariah Rittwage. [...] I eventually had successful surgery on my right shoulder and it feels much better after five months of physical therapy. My physical therapist was Carlena DiSalvo who guided me through the recovery process. [...]

Mar 08, 2024

5.0

Dr Wilhelm was easy to talk to, clearly explained my situation and how to deal with it, answered all my questions and did not rush me.

Mar 08, 2024

5.0

I was happy with everything

Mar 08, 2024

5.0

[...]. All that can and should be done was well taken care of.

Mar 06, 2024

5.0

Dr. Andrew Wilhelm was amazing. He was helpful and explained my x-rays in a way that was clear to understand.

Feb 28, 2024

5.0

All were very polite & pleasant

Feb 19, 2024

5.0

Very efficient office [...]

Feb 19, 2024

5.0

It was all good.

Feb 12, 2024

5.0

I did not keep track of names. Everyone from the receptionist, to the preliminary nurse (?), the X-ray guys and Dr. Wilhelm-were all congenial and helpful.

Feb 02, 2024

5.0

Very thankful to have dedicated medical personnel in Hornell.

Feb 02, 2024

5.0

Everyone was professional and kind

Feb 01, 2024

5.0

ALL dR'S AND OFFICE STAFF WERE EXCELLENT.

Jan 27, 2024

5.0

Just keep doing what you always do.

Jan 24, 2024

5.0

Dr. And PA WERE BOTH EXCELLENT

Jan 13, 2024

5.0

[...] Keep up the good work!

Jan 10, 2024

5.0

Dr. Wilhelm is very knowledgable and personable- not opposed to answering patient questions.

Jan 10, 2024

5.0

Dr Andrew is the best and the xray tech was wonderful !

Jan 05, 2024

5.0

Dr. Wilhelm and staff have been wonderful!

Dec 27, 2023

5.0

St. James ER and staff in hospital treated me so well after I got hit by a car on [...]. Everyone took great care of me and your food was really good too :)

Dec 27, 2023

5.0

Keep doing what your doing

Dec 04, 2023

5.0

No need to change anything

Nov 16, 2023

5.0

I am always treated with care. Thanks for all you do.

Nov 03, 2023

5.0

[...] St. James Orthopedics has helped to guide me through my shoulder surgery and the rehabilitation process.

Oct 30, 2023

5.0

Special recognition goes to Dr. Wilhelm who answered all of my many questions. He thoroughly explained my rotator cuff surgery as well as the other surgical procedures that he performed on the day of my surgery. He is very generous with his time, and he does not try to hurry through the appointment. Special recognition also goes to his nurse Tiffany and to receptionists Chrissie, Allison, Trish, and Karlee.

Oct 30, 2023

5.0

I was satisfied with my experience on [...] 2023.

Oct 30, 2023

5.0

The experience was fine.

Oct 30, 2023

5.0

Very satisfied.

Oct 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Wilhelm and the OR staff were awesome.

Oct 27, 2023

5.0

Receptionist did great on getting me in alot quicker than normal.The doc I saw bc he heard me! I have elhers dan los syndrome, I've been gaslighted for years and not heard until my doctor's in last 9 months this doc included. It's nice

Oct 25, 2023

5.0

I had a good experience

Oct 25, 2023

5.0

The whole orthopedic staff was great, but a special thanks to Dr. Wilhelm for his knowledge and professionalism.

Oct 24, 2023

5.0

Everything was GREAT!!

Oct 24, 2023

5.0

Didn't have any issues, always answer your questions with a smile.

Oct 18, 2023

5.0

It's excellent nowadays

Oct 13, 2023

5.0

The entire team was great including Dr. Wilhelm, Heather, the radiography tech, the nurses and front desk staff.

Oct 08, 2023

5.0

Everyone was great

Sep 28, 2023

5.0

I like the Doctor he was really good

Sep 21, 2023

5.0

Very happy with my experience

Sep 21, 2023

5.0

Like Dr. Wilhelm very much

Sep 21, 2023

5.0

I was very impressed with the care that I got from the people at St. James I am also a retired nurse an appreciate a good health care system -

Sep 15, 2023

5.0

[...] I was visiting from another state and saw the clinic first & they got me in to see Dr. Wilhelm very quickly.

Sep 15, 2023

5.0

Very satisfied with my provider

Sep 13, 2023

5.0

Wilhelm and his assistants have always been golden. Pure pleasure and a relief to have such knowledge and kindness. The ladies out front polite and professional

Sep 07, 2023

5.0

Special recognition should go to Dr. Wilhelm, physician assistant Mariah Rittwage, nurse Tiffany, and receptionist Chrissie.

Aug 03, 2023

5.0

My experience with the orthopedic medical team on [...] 2023 was a positive one. Dr. Wilhelm explained the Surgical procedure he performed on my shoulder and he and Mariah answered all of my questions.

Aug 03, 2023

5.0

The care I received was excellent; I will recommended the St. James Ortho group to my friends and family.

Jul 27, 2023

5.0

The [...] 2023 appointment was a positive experience, and all St. James Hospital personnel listened to my comments and questions as well as treating me with respect.

Jun 26, 2023

5.0

I was satisfied with all aspects of my medical appointment on [...] 2023.

Jun 26, 2023

5.0

Special recognition should go to nurse Tiffany, to my physician assistant Mariah Rittwage, and to Dr. Andrew Wilhelm. I spoke with Mariah and Dr. Wilhelm about the pain that I am experiencing in my right shoulder. Mariah and Dr. Wilhelm answered the questions that I asked. I then decided to go ahead with surgery to repair my torn rotator cuff. My surgery is scheduled for [...] 2023. I have every confidence that with Mariah and Dr. Wilhelm as my medical advisors, my surgery will be successful and I will have a positive physical therapy experience.

Jun 26, 2023

5.0

Kim Betker, Dr. Wilhelm, All the staff at both offices are polite, professional and show a caring attitude

Jun 10, 2023

5.0

Both providers that came in to see me was very polite. They listened to my problems with my foot and ankle and was able to give me advice and refer me to a specialist in Rochester that would be able to help address my my problems. They both are great providers and will definitely go back to them and refer them to friends and family.

Jun 06, 2023

4.0

St. James is a great place to receive care. I am glad Dr. Wilhelm is here so I don't have to go to Rochester to see an orthopedic for a simple issue.

May 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mariah was wonderful at explaining things to [...] at his level (8yro). Dr. Wilhelm listened and answered to all 10 questions [...] brought to his appointment in regards to his broken wrist. Both providers showed genuine interest in [...] and his interest to keep him comfortable in a rather uncomfortable circumstance.

Apr 06, 2023

5.0

Both myself and [...] father feel strongly that we were treated as a team with the most respect during this appointment.

Apr 06, 2023

5.0

So far I have only had my initial consult on Thursday, [...] which was very thorough. The timeline of events was quicker than I expected but Dr. Wilhelm explained in detail why it is expedited. Will have a MRI on Monday, [...] and surgery is scheduled for Tuesday, [...]. Kim has already scheduled my follow up visit at St. James and coordinated with [...] Rehabilitation Dept in [...] (where I live) and they contacted me so I have already set up my PT EVALUATION.

Feb 25, 2023