Dr. Rod Wigle retires after 37 years as orthopedic surgeon

Written by Alan Condon | April 30, 2019 | Print  |

Last month Rod Wigle, MD, retired after 37 years of practicing orthopedics in his chosen town of Bend, Ore., reports local newspaper The Bend Bulletin.

A fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Wigle specialized in sports medicine with an emphasis on shoulder reconstruction, including total shoulder replacement.

He earned his medical degree at Oregon Health and Science University, in Portland, Ore., completed his residency at Maricopa General Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz., and his fellowship at Phoenix General Hospital and Medical Center.

At 67-years-old, Dr. Wigle has decided to retire from orthopedics and spend his time enjoying some of the simpler things in life such as golf, fishing and spending time with his family.

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