Wellington’s History

Founded in 1968 by Robert S. Heidt, Sr., MD and Dale E. Fox, MD, Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine has become one of the regions largest and most highly respected centers for musculoskeletal treatment, research, and education. The physicians currently in the practice include experts in general and subspecialty areas of Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Podiatry, and Sports Medicine. The physicians work closely with physical therapists, hand therapists, and other clinical specialists in areas such as bracing and orthotics.

The original office at 111 Wellington Place (the inspiration for the practice name) in Mt. Auburn has been replaced by six offices in Hamilton, Clermont, Butler and Brown Counties. The present office locations were chosen and designed to best serve patient’s needs and access to the highest quality care. The organization also includes a highly sought after and respected post doctoral fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine under the directorship of Robert S. Heidt, Jr. MD.

Strong affiliations and leadership positions by Wellington’s physicians have been maintained with the areas best hospitals from the very beginning. Present affiliations include The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Miami University, The Cincinnati Bengals, The Cincinnati Ballet, and The Western-Southern ATP/WTA Tennis Championship. Special interest areas of expertise with United States National/Olympic Teams in Swimming, Rowing, and Ice Skating; as well as many area recreational, high school, college and club sport teams and individuals.