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Medical College of Wisconsin Orthopaedic Traumatology

traumatologyThe Milwaukee Regional Medical Center has one of the leading trauma centers in the Midwest. As a designated Level-I trauma center, a team of trauma surgeons including Orthopaedic Trauma Service surgeons, are standing by around the clock to provide immediate care for the multiple trauma patient.

A Trauma Center is classified as “Level I” when it provides the highest level of specialty expertise and meets strict national standards. Specialized teams, facilities and equipment are available around the clock to treat life-threatening injuries.

The orthopaedic staff includes trauma surgeons who are skilled and experienced in treating acute musculoskeletal injuries. The department has the capability to replant major limbs and perform complex reconstructions using advanced microsurgical techniques. The department has special expertise in stabilization of spinal and pelvic fractures.

The traumatologists are also experts in treating the sequelae of trauma; post-traumatic reconstruction, non-unions, mal-unions, and infection. Under study is the Ilizarov method, a technique for bone-lengthening, and dealing with bone loss resulting from trauma and infection.


To make an appointment with us, please call:

Local: (414) 777-7700

Local: (414) 607-5280
Toll free: (877) 607-5280

Orthopaedic Traumatology Providers


Gregory J. Schmeling, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Professor, Division Director


Elizabeth Harkin (Nolte), MD

Assistant Professor


Tiffany R. Maurer, PA-C, MPAS

Physician Assistant Surgical


Monica C. Ryan, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant Surgical