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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Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Symposium



Sports Medicine Symposium



Match Day

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What makes MCW stand out

“I chose MCW because I felt it was the program that would best prepare me to enter general orthopaedic practice immediately following residency. It offers extensive hands-on and practical experience with a team-based culture”
Alex Riordan, Class 2017

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Did you know...

In 2012 MCW Orthopaedic surgeons performed 5291 surgical procedures

In the News

Lori Hollingsworth-Burds Receives Medical Student Teaching Award
December 12, 2014

At the recommendation of Edmund Duthie, MD, Medical Student Education Director, the Curriculum and Evaluation Committee at the Medical College of Wisconsin named Physician Assistant Lori Hollingsworth-Burds as one of MCW’s OUTSTANDING MEDICAL TEACHERS FOR 2013-2014. Lori is committed to advancing medical students’ learning and certainly deserves a Congratulations on this honorable achievement! 

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!