Featured Team

Featured Team


Orthopaedic Residents are part of the Interdisciplinary Trauma Team at Froedtert Hospital, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the state of Wisconsin.
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Global Health

Global Health


Two residents per year accompany the Pediatric Orthopaedics faculty to Nicaragua.
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Featured Team

Featured Team

Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Residents participate as part of the Sports Medicine Team caring for athletes from throughout Wisconsin and the United States.




The goal of the orthopaedic residency program is to educate residents on the process of research and its importance to the advancement of the science and orthopaedic practice.
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Thanksgiving Holiday



PGY 1 Interviews



PGY 1 Interviews

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What makes MCW stand out

“We have a core of academic faculty who provide us with an excellent education in a setting that fosters a tight nit collegiality between staff and residents”
Matt Smith, Class 2016

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In 2012 MCW Orthopaedic surgeons performed 5291 surgical procedures

In the News

Dr. Alex Riordan Wins Second Place for Best Resident Paper
October 18, 2014

Dr. Alex Riordan, PGY3 was awarded second place for Best Resident Paper at the Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society Meeting October 10th.

Dr Carole Vetter Awarded Endowed Chair
September 25, 2014

MCW Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to announce that the Medical College of Wisconsin Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee has confirmed the appointment of Carole Street Vetter, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, as the first David S. Haskell, MD Endowed Professor in Orthopaedic Education. It is a distinct honor to be awarded an endowed chair. Congratulations Dr. Vetter!

Dr. Raj Rao to chair FDA panel
September 22, 2014

Raj Rao, MD has been appointed chairperson of the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Rao will chair the FDA’s lead advisory panel that reviews the safety and efficacy of orthopaedic and spine-related devices for marketing in the United Staes and advises the FDA. Dr. Rao has previously served as a voting member on the panel since 2006.