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Danielle M. Wilbur, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 273-3385

Fax: (585) 273-3297

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Orthopaedics & Physical Performance


Dr. Danielle Wilbur is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at UR Medicine. Dr. Wilbur specializes in trauma, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow. She has special interests in wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery, and nerve injury. Dr. Wilbur sees patients at our Strong West location, serving Brockport and the surrounding communities, as well as Clinton Crossings.

Dr. Wilbur, a native of the suburbs of Albany, NY, earned her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. She completed a surgical internship and her orthopaedic residency at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Following her residency, Dr. Wilbur completed her hand surgery fellowship at the Philadelphia Hand Center in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Wilbur has been involved in clinical research that has been presented at many national meetings. She is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Wilbur is also a member of the American Medical Association and has an interest in medical student and resident education, tendon injuries of the hand and wrist, nerve disorders and injuries, and Dupuytren's contracture.



  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MD | Suny Upstate Medical University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2014 - 07/31/2015
Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2014
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at George Washington University Medical Center

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2010
Internship in General Surgery at George Washington University Medical Center

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Strong Star
Sponsor: UR Medicine, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

Strong Stars (11)
Sponsor: UR Medicine, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

Strong Stars (3)
Sponsor: UR Medicine, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

9th Annual Tri-City Meeting Fellow Research Competition - 3rd place
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Strong Star
Sponsor: UR Medicine, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

Washington Orthopedic Society Resident Research Competition - 3rd place
Location: Washington, DC

University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Award of Distinction
Location: Buffalo, NY

Wyeth Lederle Vaccines Award for the 2005 Biotechnology Student of the Year
Location: Buffalo, NY

Advanced Honors Day Thesis Research Presentation - 1st place
Location: Buffalo, NY

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Journal Articles

Gaspar MP, Wilbur DM, Stern PJ, Culp RW. "Modified Long Toe Extensor Tendon Harvest for Use as Intercalary Graft in Upper Extremity Reconstruction." The Journal of hand surgery.. 2017 Mar 0; 42(3):e209-e213. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

Wilbur D, Hammert WC. "Principles of Tendon Transfer." Hand clinics.. 2016 Aug 0; 32(3):283-9. Epub 2016 May 02.

Paci JM, Schweizer SK, Wilbur DM, Sutton LG, Werner FW, Scuderi MG, Cannizzaro JP. "Results of laboratory evaluation of acute knee effusion after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: what is found in patients with a noninfected, painful postoperative knee?" The American journal of sports medicine.. 2010 Nov 0; 38(11):2267-72. Epub 2010 Aug 10.




Danielle M. Wilbur, MD