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Roger Lyon


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


Dr. Roger M. Lyon came to the Orthopaedic Surgery Department in 1993 following a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital in Boston. In 1981, he received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Chicago. In 1985, he earned his doctor of medicine degree at the University of Chicago and completed a surgery internship there in 1986. His residency was completed at the University of California at San Diego. During that time, Dr. Lyon was awarded the Excellence in Research Award, in the category of clinical science, by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, as part of his work on the biomechanics of knee ligaments. His primary focus is on the care of sports related injuries in children and young adults. He is experienced in pediatric arthroscopic surgeries of the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and ankle.

Clinical Interests

He is the co-author and/or presenter of a significant number of book chapters and research articles. His main clinical endeavors include pediatric sports medicine, hip dysplasia and pediatric foot deformities. Dr. Lyon became recently involved in the OCD Study Group of North America. He is involved with many research studies in pediatric sports injuries to further our understanding and improve treatment outcomes.

Why I am teaching at MCW

MCW combines a good balance of research opportunity, clinical responsibilities, and academic involvement.