Dennis Wenger, M.D.


Orthopedics, Scoliosis and Sports Medicine


Orthopedics, Scoliosis and Sports Medicine


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

University of Cincinnati School of Medicine


University of Colorado School of Medicine


University of Iowa College of Medicine

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery




Dr. Dennis Wenger directs the International Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Hip Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and the Rady Children's /UC San Diego Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis Fellowship.

After graduating summa cum laude from Ohio University, Dr. Wenger earned high honors from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Iowa, followed by a fellowship in children's orthopedics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Before moving to San Diego, Dr. Wenger practiced for seven years at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He is an expert at evaluating and treating hip, spine, lower limb and foot disorders, as well as other orthopedic issues.

Along with providing clinical care, Dr. Wenger researches a number of hip conditions, including developmental dislocations of the hip, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, and Perthes disease. He is affiliated with several orthopedic professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

In addition to medicine, Dr. Wenger enjoys photography and travel.