Dr. Woolf completed his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and then earned his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 1998. He completed residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, including two years as a research fellow, at the Medical University of South Carolina, then went on to complete a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Taos Orthopaedic Institute in Taos, New Mexico. While in Taos, Dr. Woolf served as team physician for Highlands University and several high schools in northern New Mexico as well as medical consultant to Taos Ski Valley and Angel Fire ski resorts.
Dr. Woolf returned to Charleston to join the faculty in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006. He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. In 2013, he was appointed Chief of the Sports Medicine Service at the Medical University of South Carolina. His practice includes injuries to athletes of all levels and ages, with particular interests in shoulder, hip, and knee problems. Along with other members of the MUSC Sports Medicine team, he provides medical coverage and support as team physician to the Charleston Battery, as well as the Family Circle Cup, numerous high schools and sports organizations in the Lowcountry. Dr. Woolf serves in the medical pool for the United States Ski and Snowboard team. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Association, South Carolina Orthopaedic Association, and the Charleston County Medical Society.