Jesse J. Wild, MD

Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Board Certified

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

M.D. License

Arizona, Massachusetts


English, Spanish

Dr. Wild, III is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, specializing in sports medicine and hip and knee replacement.


Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopic Repairs, Joint Reconstruction and Fracture Care, General Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery - University of Vermont, Burlington VT

Fellowship – Sports Medicine - New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA

Internship – General Surgery - University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Community Involvement – Salpointe High School (Team Physician)

Recognized as Top Doctor – 2011-2016

Support Team

Jonathan Pagano, PA-C


  • MMS: Physician Assistant, Nova Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • BS: Biomedical Science, University of South Florida – Tampa, FL
  • MA: Bioethics & Medical Humanities, University of South Florida – Tampa, FL
  • BS: Exercise Science, University of South Florida – Tampa, FL


  • The American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Heart Association, ACLS


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Advances in Arthroscopic Surgery for Young Athletes

At age 15, José Hernandez had dislocated his shoulder five times while playing football for Salpointe High School. After numerous painful trips to the emergency room to pop it back in place, he sought help from Dr. Wild.

Spotlight: Dr. John Wild and Dr. Jesse Wild

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute’s father and son surgeons, Dr. John Wild and Dr. Jesse Wild, share their insights about working together and current trends in orthopaedics, as published in the July 2013 “Best Doctors” issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine.

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Donna M., Tucson

I was in the hospital on December 6th for a complete knee operation. My doctor was Jesse Wild, M.D., who was excellent. I was on the 4th floor of the orthopaedic hospital; the nurses and volunteers were extremely pleasant and very easy to please. My care was outstanding. I will recommend Tucson Ortho to anyone that needs medical care. The...
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Jeff C., Oro Valley

As a patient of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, I had left knee surgery and left shoulder surgery. Both surgeries were performed by Dr. Jesse Wild. In years past, prior to this, I had other surgeries with nationally known orthopaedic surgeons. I was very impressed with the high quality of orthopaedic care I received from Dr. Jesse Wild. I would highly recommend...
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Lisa M., Bisbee

After experiencing severe pain for over a year (and seeing several doctors, chiropractors, and an acupuncturist) I was referred to Dr. Jesse Wild. My only regret is that I didn’t find him sooner! After one visit with him it was clear I needed a total hip replacement. At the age of 49, not something I was expecting! Six months later...