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J Channing Tassone


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J Channing Tassone
Clinical Specialty
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Main Campus, 8915 W. Connell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin


Dr. J. Channing Tassone joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2002. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2001. He then went on to do his Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas, completing that in 2002 before joining the team at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Tassone obtained his bachelor degree in Religion/Ethics from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, in 1992.Continuing on, he obtained his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, in 1996, graduating with honors.

Clinical Interests

His clinical interests span the breadth of pediatric orthopaedic problems, and he has a particular interest in scoliosis, early onset scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, spondylolysis, pediatric spine trauma and cerebral palsy. His research on scoliosis, developmental dislocation of the hip and the arthrogrypotic clubfoot have been presented at national meetings. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (JOSR) and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). He also has been a co-author and/or presenter of numerous scientific published book chapters.