John J. Verre, D.O.

"As an orthopaedic surgeon, I strive to relieve pain and improve the function of the musculoskeletal system with both surgical and nonsurgical treatments. My goal is to form a partnership with all my patients and to work together with them when deciding which treatment options will best improve their lifestyle."

Dr. Verre completed medical school at Des Moines University and residency at Michigan State University Statewide Campus System. He then completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He is board eligible by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Verre is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, the American Osteopathic Association, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and of AO Trauma.

Dr. Verre joined Orthopaedic Associates of Wausau in 2020. He enjoys long-distance running, biking, fishing, and spending time with his family.


Undergraduate: Marquette University
Medical School: Des Moines University
Residency: Michigan State University Statewide Campus System, Ascension Genesys Hospital
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Traumatology, Grant Medical Center

Board Certification

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery - 2023

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
  • American Osteopathic Association of Orthopaedics (AOAO)
  • AO Trauma

Medical Specialties:

Musculoskeletal trauma; fractures of the upper extremity, chest, pelvis, and lower extremity; arthritis including joint replacement of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle, and foot; sports injuries; arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and ankle; post-traumatic infections, nonunions (unhealed bones), malunions (bones healed crooked), and recontructions (revision surgery, joint replacement, and joint fusions).