Washington Orthopaedic and Knee Clinic (WOKC) was founded by M.Mike Malek, M.D. in 1981. Since its inception, WOKC has been at the forefront in providing the highest quality of patient care, research, and education in the field of orthopaedic surgery, specifically in reference to diseases and injuries of the knee joint.
We have provided care for over 100,000 patient, and have performed over 11,000 knee surgeries. Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Knee Surgery for injuries dealing with the Menisci, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL), Cartilage Restoration and Transplantation, is our specialty, and has been the focus of our research and publication for the last 25 years.
M. Mike Malek, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and is the past President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (2001-2002). He is the Founder and president of the National Knee Research and Education Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to research, teaching and education.