Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Joseph Kerschner, MDDean and Executive Vice President of Medical College of Wisconsin

Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin

Best Doctors 2015-2016

Patient Care Information


Dr. Kerschner is a board-certified Otolaryngologist with fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology. Clinical interests include all aspects of diseases of the head and neck in children with special emphasis on otitis media and ear disease, pediatric head and neck neoplasm's and congenital malformations, maxillofacial trauma, pediatric airway difficulties and laryngotracheal reconstruction. He has funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to investigate the causes of and potential new treatments for ear infections.

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Otitis Media
  • Pediatric and Neonatal Airway Difficulties
  • Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Neoplasms and Congenital Anomalies
  • Maxillofacial Trauma in Children
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Apparatus (BAHA) for Hearing Loss. Osteointegrated Implants for Prosthetic Ears

Board Certification

Clinical Practice

  • Patient Age: 1-18
  • Joined MCW: 1998

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1990
  • Residency, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1996
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 1996-1998

Scheduling Information

  • Toll Free: (877) 607-5280
  • Children's Hospital: (414) 607-5280

Clinical Practice Locations

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-6486
(414) 266-2693 (fax)

New Berlin Specialty Clinic
4855 S Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI 53151
(262) 432-7703
(262) 432-7798 (fax)