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Joseph Schwab

Class of 2011

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Joseph Schwab
Clinical Specialty
Hip Preservation
Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery
Place of Birth
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Medical School
Medical College of Wisconsin
Northwestern University
Froedtert Specialty Clinics, 5th Floor
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Appointment Scheduling: 414-805-6655
Froedtert Hospital, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

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Current Practice
Medical College of Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hip Preservation & Reconstruction, Israel Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland


Dr. Joseph Schwab joined the Orthopaedic Surgery Department in 2012 as an Assistant Professor specializing in Hip Preservation and Reconstruction. Dr. Schwab graduated from Northwestern University in 1999 with a degree in Computing and Information Systems. He graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2006. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at MCW in 2011 where he was chosen as the Chief Resident for 2010-2011. He received a fellowship grant from the Maurice E. Mueller Foundation of North America to study Hip Preservation and Reconstruction at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Dr. Schwab is still active in computing technology and is the lead programmer and co-developer of the Orthopaedic Survival Database, an online tool for predictive outcome modeling of orthopaedic conditions.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Schwab is a board eligible orthopaedic surgeon and member of the surgical staff at Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. His clinical interests include hip dysplasia, femoroacetabular impingement, and hip osteoarthritis/osteoarthrosis. He also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of complex hip deformities resulting from Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD), Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE), and other childhood hip diseases. As of December 2012, Dr. Schwab is the Interim President of the Milwaukee Orthopaedic Society.