Paul M. Caskey, MD

Dr. Caskey is a native of Wisconsin who completed his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology and Medical Education at UW-Madison. After an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, MI, he completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.

Dr. Caskey served in the USAF as a staff pediatric orthopedic surgeon and Chief of Pediatric Orthopedics at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. He was appointed Assistant Chief of Staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Spokane, WA, in 1992 and Chief of Staff in 2006. After 30 years of full-time pediatric orthopedic practice, teaching, research, and administrative duties, Dr. Caskey retired from surgical practice at the Shriners Hospital and returned to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to practice as a non-operative pediatric orthopedic surgeon.

In addition to general pediatric orthopedics, his special interests include spinal deformity and correction, limb deformity, limb length inequality, and limb length equalization techniques. Dr. Caskey is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and the American Orthopedic Association. He has academic appointments at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Caskey has over 32 years experience in pediatric orthopedic surgery and teaching orthopedic residents and medical students, as well as clinical research. He served on the Spokane Institutional Review Board, the Spokane County Medical Society Grievance Committee, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Pediatric Evaluation Subcommittee. Dr. Caskey served as Chairman of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Advocacy Committee and their Decade of Bone and Joint Ad Hoc Committee, and served as a Member of the United States Bone and Joint Decade Committee. He has given numerous presentations at international, national, and regional meetings and is the author of manuscripts in referred journals, book chapters, and online educational material.

  • Postgraduate/Fellowship - Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, Dallas, TX, 1985-1986
  • Residency
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1981-1985
    • General Surgery, 1980-1981
    • McLaren General Hospital, Flint, MI
  • Medical Doctorate
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, 1980
  • Bachelor of Science - Molecular Biology
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975
Certification and Licensure

Specialty/Subspecialty Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical or Other Professional Licensure:

  • Wisconsin (current)
  • Alaska (lapsed)
  • Idaho (lapsed)
  • Montana (lapsed)
  • Washington (lapsed)
Professional Activities
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
Honors & Awards
  • Alumnus Honorarus at Clintonville High School, Clintonville, WI, 2010
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Graduated with distinction, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1975

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