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Dr. Wottowa specializes in treating injuries and conditions that affect the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. He is a member of local, state and national medical associations.

Board certified in both orthopedic surgery and surgery of the hand, Dr. Wottowa has been with Springfield Clinic since 1996. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School and completed his orthopedic surgery residency with SIU School of Medicine. Following residency, Dr. Wottowa received fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. Associated with Cornell University Medical School, Special Surgery is ranked as one of the best orthopedic hospitals in the world.

Education & Professional Certifications


University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL


Orthopaedic Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


Hand Service, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certified

  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand
  • Surgery, Orthopaedic


Springfield Clinic 1st - 800 Building, (1st Floor)

800 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL


Memorial Physician Services-Lincoln

515 North College Street
Lincoln, IL


Hospital & Facility Affiliations

  • Passavant Area Hospital, Jacksonville, IL
  • Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
  • St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, IL
  • Ambulatory Surgery & Endoscopy Center, Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships

  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Sangamon County Medical Society
  • Clincial Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Clincial Assistant Professor