Core Participating Sites

  • Froedtert Hospital

    FMLH-extlogo_topFMCFroedtert Hospital is a Level-1 Trauma Center providing care to nearly 3,000 trauma patients, 600,000 outpatient visits, and 15,000 surgeries annually. The academic medical center provides the residents graduated responsibility, longitudinal patient interaction, and an interdisciplinary patient care experience. Froedtert Hospital is the principal academic multi-specialty teaching hospital of the orthopaedic residency program. All adult clinic programs are based at this hospital including adult reconstruction, trauma and multisystem trauma, adult spine, hand and upper extremity, adult foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopy, oncology and metastatic disease, and orthopaedic rehabilitation including amputation care.

    Flight-For-Life-1Froedtert Hospital is an ACS certified Level I Trauma Center, has extensive laboratory and imaging facilities, and an elective inpatient floor dedicated to Orthopaedics. Residents experience non-operative, peri-operative, and operative adult orthopaedic care. A 52,000 square foot ambulatory center floor houses the outpatient clinics, conference facilities, Bruce Brewer Library, computer facilities, and academic offices. All core program conferences are held on the campus in conference rooms of the adjoining facilities (FH, CHW, and Medical College of Wisconsin [MCW]). A sports medicine facility is located across from MCW. The Clinical Cancer Center brings together a team of specialists that provide care for every kind of cancer.


    vizient-logo-3 Vizient, Inc. has named Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital as one of the top four performing academic medical centers in the nation, winning a 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. Froedtert & MCW also ranked second in the 2016 Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Leadership Award. Froedtert & MCW is the only health network in Wisconsin whose academic medical center and affiliated clinics have earned this award in 2016.


    high-performing-hospital-2016 US News & World Reports Ranks Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin as a national high performer in 8 Adult procedures or conditions: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement. and Lung Cancer Surgery.


    BestDoctorsLogo_2015-2016A total of 464 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties, were nominated by their peers as the Best Doctors in America®. The list includes more physicians from the Medical College than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.


    GR_PR_best_hospitals_rankings_110325950_wmU.S. News & World Report Ranks Froedtert Hospital as Top Hospital in Milwaukee and one of the top two hospitals in Wisconsin in their 2014-15 “Best Hospitals” list. Froedtert Hospital also ranks as a national high performer in six specialties: Cancer, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedics.


    100Top-2015-220w(1)Truven Health Analytics has recognized Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®. Those hospitals listed are recognized by the study’s authors as bringing higher value to their communities through better quality, higher efficiency and high perceptions of care.


  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

    chw-extChildren’s Hospital of Wisconsinchw is a Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center and one of the busiest pediatric hospitals in the country. Residents experience non-operative, peri-operative, and operative pediatric orthopaedic care. Residents are exposed to longitudinal patient interaction in pediatric orthopaedics and pediatric orthopaedic trauma with graduated responsibility. Pediatric orthopaedic specialty clinics include Congenital Hand, Spina Bifida, Scoliosis, Cerebral Palsy, and Sports Medicine. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is one of two pediatric hospitals in the nation with an EOS low-dose radiation scanner to help diagnose and treat scoliosis. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is connected to both the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital.


    logParentsMagbestchildrenshospitals10 specsParents magazine ranked orthopedic care at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin #6 in the nation in its 2013 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. The Pediatric Orthopaedic program also was named among the nation’s best inU.S. News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals report.


    BestDoctorsLogo_2015-2016A total of 147 Medical College of Wisconsin physicians who practice at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin were nominated by their peers as the Best Doctors in America®. The list includes more physicians from the Medical College than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.


  • Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

    va-extClement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center va-signature-blue-logois the primary source for care to veterans from the Eastern half of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. The VA Medical Center is a primary, secondary, and tertiary medical facility with 168 acute care operating beds and over 500,000 outpatient visits annually. WithVA front door graduated responsibility and longitudinal patient interaction, residents have the opportunity to run a busy service surgery service and gain experience in trauma, oncology, adult reconstruction, sports medicine, hand and upper extremity, adult spine, and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Academic faculty, as well as voluntary community-based orthopaedic surgeons, act as consultants. Supervised autonomy provides the resident confidence in non-operative, peri-operative, and surgical orthopaedic care.