Joseph L. Shaker, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine


  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Waukesha Memorial Hospital
  • North Hills Health Center - Specialty Clinics
  • Osteoporosis and Calcium Disorders - Froedtert Hospital
  • Mequon Health Center


  • Endocrinology


  • English


  • MD - Doctor of Medicine


Leadership Positions

  • Senior Medical Director, Ambulatory Services

Research Interests

Dr. Shaker is an endocrinologist with interests in calcium and bone disorders. He is a co-founder of the Wisconsin Bone Club, an annual two-day meeting that features speakers and attendees in the fields of endocrinology and rheumatology in addition to other specialists interested in bone and calcium disorders. He has authored or co-authored 40 journal articles and 39 scientific abstracts.

His research interests include high or low blood calcium and parathyroid disorders, osteoporosis associated with intestinal disease or surgery, and calcium and bone disorders. Dr. Shaker is a member of the editorial boards of Endocrine Practice and the Journal of Clinical Densitometry. He is on the board of directors of the Paget Foundation for Paget’s Disease of Bone and Related Disorders and has served on the board of directors of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).