Diseases and Conditions
- Back Pain
- Cervical, Lumbar and Thoracic Spine
- Disc Herniations
- Neck Pain
- 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
- Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
- St. Joseph's Hospital - West Bend – West Bend
- Neurological Surgery
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)
(Nguyen HS, Doan N, Shabani S, Baisden J, Wolfla C, Paskoff G, Shender B, Stemper B.) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):31-7.
(Nguyen HS, Doan N, Wolfla C, Pollock G.) Surg Neurol Int. 2016;7:16.
(Nguyen HS, Doan N, Wolfla C, Pollock G.) Surg Neurol Int. 2015;6:190.
(Wolfla CE.) Neurosurgery. 2013 Aug;60 Suppl 1:1-4.
(Shamji MF, Hurlbert RJ, Wang MY, Wolfla C.) Neurosurgery. 2012 Jul;71(1):36.
(Yoganandan N, Humm J, Pintar FA, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ.) Ann Adv Automot Med. 2011;55:169-79.
(Carmody MA, Martin MD, Wolfla CE.) Neurosurgery. 2010 Jul;67(1):210-1; discussion 211.
(Martin MD, Bruner HJ, Wolfla CE, Yoganandan N.) Neurosurgery. 2010 Jun;66(6):1148-52; discussion 1152.
(Stemper BD, Board D, Yoganandan N, Wolfla CE.) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2010 Jan;1(1):18-22.
(Wang MC, Kreuter W, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ, Deyo RA.) Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Apr 20;34(9):955-61; discussion 962-3.
(Wolfla CE, Salerno SA, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA.) Neurosurgery. 2007 Sep;61(3 Suppl):87-93; discussion 93.
(Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Stemper BD, Wolfla CE, Shender BS, Paskoff G.) J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 May;89(5):1066-74.