People of the Injury Prevention Center

Environmental portraits of Surgical Doctors

Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, U-M Medical School

Associate Professor, Surgery, U-M Medical School




Dr. Waljee is a health services researcher with an interest in the development and implementation of patient-reported outcomes as quality measures and understanding variations in care in reconstructive and hand surgery. Dr. Waljee's primary interest is in the provider-factors that contribute to variation in perioperative opioid prescribing. In addition, she is interested in the applications and limitations of patient-reported outcomes, notably pain, as a quality metric for acute and chronic surgical conditions.

Research Interests

Dr. Waljee is an Associate Professor in the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. Dr. Waljee is clinically focused on the treatment and reconstruction of all aspects of acute and chronic upper extremity conditions. Additionally, she has an interest in burn injuries and reconstruction, nerve injuries and neuropathies, spastic disorders, and inflammatory arthropathies.