The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin cares for patients at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, UW Health at the American Center, William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital, American Family Children’s Hospital, Meriter Hospital, as well as other local and regional hospitals and clinics.
Our orthopedic program is consistently ranked #1 in Wisconsin and in the Top 50 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, based on measures that include patient volume and outcomes, patient safety, nurse-to-patient ratio, and our reputation among other orthopedic specialists.
If you come to the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin your care will be provided in a setting that unites experts from several specialties to provide the best possible treatment plan. Our department is committed to providing world-class patient care for both adult and pediatric patients, conducting cutting edge research, and training the next generation of leaders.
The faculty within the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for adult and childhood musculoskeletal disorders through prompt treatment in quality facilities. Our mission is to care for patients with the broadest spectrum of orthopedic needs, including:
UW Health orthopedic oncology specialists provide an in-depth multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal tumors.
UW Health’s orthopedic trauma surgeons offer treatment for unplanned, critical events – major and minor fractures, nerve and tendon injuries, joint dislocation and other orthopedic injuries.
UW Health physicians specializing in hand and microsurgery provide a full range of reconstructive and orthopedic surgical services. Conditions our physicians treat include carpal tunnel syndrome, distal radius fractures, rheumatoid arthritis, extensor and flexor tendon injuries and many more.
UW Health hip surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hip problems, including fractures, arthritis, deformities, partial and total hip reconstruction and replacement, hip preservation and resurfacing, and athletic injuries.
UW Health knee surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of knee problems, including fractures, arthritis, deformities, partial and total knee reconstruction and replacement, and athletic injuries.
UW Health’s rehabilitation medicine experts are committed to providing patients with state-of-the-art care in a personalized manner.
UW Health’s orthopedic shoulder and elbow surgeons evaluate and treat a wide range of elbow and shoulder injuries and conditions.
UW Health Sports Medicine physicians treat athletes of all ages across Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Whether you are seeking treatment for an injury or you just want to improve your performance, UW Health Sports Medicine is here to meet your needs.