Dr. Ben Wedro practices emergency medicine at Gundersen Clinic, a regional trauma center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. His background includes undergraduate and medical studies at the University of Alberta, a Family Practice internship at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Life Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Wedro is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He has previously held teaching appointments at the University of Oklahoma and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
As well, Dr. Wedro works with a variety of media outlets including newspaper and television networks providing medical background information. This has included work at numerous large events including summer and winter Olympics Games, FIFA World Cup and the Pan Am Games.
As part of his practice in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Wedro has lectured throughout the United States and Europe maintains a special interest in exercise physiology and athletic injuries and illnesses. There are weekly articles about sports and medicine posted on his website. www.MDdirect.org