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Christopher E. Wolfla, MD

Professor

Location

  • SpineCare - Tosa Health Center
  • 1155 North Mayfair Road
  • Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

SpineCare

Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Cervical, Lumbar and Thoracic Spine
  • Disc Herniations
  • Spinal Degenerative Disease
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis and Instability
  • Spinal Tumors, Fractures, and Infections

Treatments and Services

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation
  • Spine Surgery

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages

  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • St. Joseph's Hospital - West Bend – West Bend

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinic Locations

SpineCare - Tosa Health Center

Mequon Health Center

map of clinics' locations

Biography

 

Dr. Wolfla attended Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduation from Medical School with Honors, he completed a residency in Neurological Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center and a Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. From 1998 through 2005, he was on the faculty of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where he held the Esther and Ted Greenberg Endowed Chair of Neurosurgery. He is a member of both Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies.

Dr. Wolfla currently serves on the Executive Committees of both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.

Dr. Wolfla is a Board-Certified, fellowship trained, neurosurgical spine specialist with particular interest and expertise in complex spinal disorders. He specializes in the comprehensive management of all spinal disorders, emphasizing an individual approach to patient care.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN (1991)
Residency in Neurological Surgery - Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN (1991-1997)
Fellowship in Spinal Neurosurgery - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee, WI (1997-1998)