Julie Wilson, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2007)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Saint Vincent College (PA) (2003)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2010)
Fellowships:
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital/Ohio State University Program, Pediatric Sports Medicine (2011)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Orthopedics

Research Interests

My research interests include evaluating new ways to diagnose, treat and prevent concussions.

Publications

  • Howell DR, Wilson JC, Kirkwood MW, Grubenhoff JA. Quality of Life and Symptom Burden 1 Month After Concussion in Children and Adolescents. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Jan;58(1):42-49. PubMed PMID: 30311786
  • Howell DR, Lugade V, Potter MN, Walker G, Wilson JC. A multifaceted and clinically viable paradigm to quantify postural control impairments among adolescents with concussion. Physiol Meas. 2019 Sep 3;40(8):084006. PubMed PMID: 31342939
  • Howell DR, Wilson JC, Brilliant AN, Gardner AJ, Iverson GL, Meehan WP 3rd. Objective clinical tests of dual-task dynamic postural control in youth athletes with concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2019 May;22(5):521-525. PubMed PMID: 30509865
  • Howell DR, Potter MN, Kirkwood MW, Wilson PE, Provance AJ, Wilson JC. Clinical predictors of symptom resolution for children and adolescents with sport-related concussion. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 Apr 16;:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30994475
  • Harmon KG, Clugston JR, Dec K, Hainline B, Herring SA, Kane S, Kontos AP, Leddy JJ, McCrea MA, Poddar SK, Putukian M, Wilson JC, Roberts WO. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement on Concussion in Sport. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 Mar;29(2):87-100. PubMed PMID: 30730386
  • Harmon KG, Clugston JR, Dec K, Hainline B, Herring S, Kane SF, Kontos AP, Leddy JJ, McCrea M, Poddar SK, Putukian M, Wilson JC, Roberts WO. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement on concussion in sport. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Feb;53(4):213-225. PubMed PMID: 30705232
  • Howell DR, Wilson JC, Kirkwood MW, Grubenhoff JA. Quality of Life and Symptom Burden 1 Month After Concussion in Children and Adolescents. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Jan;58(1):42-49. PubMed PMID: 30311786
  • Engelman G, Carry P, Sochanska A, Daoud AK, Wilson J, Provance A. Isometric Cervical Muscular Strength in Pediatric Athletes With Multiple Concussions. Clin J Sport Med. 2018 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30346312
  • Wilson JC, Levek C, Daoud AK, Brewer M, Brooks K, Sochanska A, Randall M, Provance AJ. Web-Based Exercise Program Increases Cervical Strength in Adolescent Athletes. J Strength Cond Res. 2018 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30335712
  • Howell DR, Wilson JC, Brilliant AN, Gardner AJ, Iverson GL, Meehan WP 3rd. Objective clinical tests of dual-task dynamic postural control in youth athletes with concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2018 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30509865
  • Heyer GL, Fischer A, Wilson J, MacDonald J, Cribbs S, Ravindran R, Pommering TL, Cuff S. Orthostatic Intolerance and Autonomic Dysfunction in Youth With Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms: A Head-Upright Tilt Table Study. Clin J Sport Med. 2016 Jan;26(1):40-5. PubMed PMID: 25706664
  • MacDonald J, Wilson J, Young J, Duerson D, Swisher G, Collins CL, Meehan WP 3rd. Evaluation of a simple test of reaction time for baseline concussion testing in a population of high school athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jan;25(1):43-8. PubMed PMID: 24727576
  • Heyer GL, Fischer A, Wilson J, MacDonald J, Cribbs S, Ravindran R, Pommering TL, Cuff S. Orthostatic Intolerance and Autonomic Dysfunction in Youth With Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms: A Head-Upright Tilt Table Study. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25706664
  • Wilson JC, Quinn BJ, Stratton CW, Southwick H, MacDonald JP. Athletes Doing Arabesques: Important Considerations in the Care of Young Dancers. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2015 Nov-Dec;14(6):448-54. PubMed PMID: 26561765
  • MacDonald J, Wilson J, Young J, Duerson D, Swisher G, Collins CL, Meehan WP 3rd. Evaluation of a simple test of reaction time for baseline concussion testing in a population of high school athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jan;25(1):43-8. PubMed PMID: 24727576
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Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics - Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (AAP-COSMF), Member

Practice Locations

Care by Children's Hospital Colorado
9094 E. Mineral Ave
Suite 110
Centennial, CO 80112
720-777-1310

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Children's Colorado Health Pavilion
860 N Potomac Cir
Aurora, CO 80111
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2010)
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine, Board Certification (2011)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Foot and Ankle Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fractures
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Hip Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Leg Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Shoulder Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Sprains and Strains
Clinical Interests
I enjoy taking care of patients from childhood through adolescence for the care of injuries related to sports and other physical activities. I treat concussions, sprains/strains, joint injuries including dislocations, fractures, and overuse injuries. I also consult regarding the impact of medical conditions on sports participation and exercise.

Care Philosophy
My philosophy of care is a commitment to my patients and their families to deliver care that is supported by the highest order of compassion, innovation, science, and technology.

Personal Interests
I enjoy spending time outdoors with my husband and our dogs in the beautiful Colorado weather and scenery through snowshoeing, hiking, cycling and snowboarding.

Volunteer Activities
As a former collegiate soccer player, I enjoy staying connected to the game through my role as medical director for Real Colorado Soccer and Colorado Rush Soccer. I am also the team physician for Thornton High School.

Public Speaking
Yes
Pediatric concussions; Pediatric sports medicine, including overuse injuries, sport specialization, training advice; Sports nutrition; Exercise is medicine; Dance medicine

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2007)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Saint Vincent College (PA) (2003)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2010)
Fellowships:
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital/Ohio State University Program, Pediatric Sports Medicine (2011)
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Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Orthopedics
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