Caitlin R. Patten, MD, FACS

Associate Professor


  • Breast Care Center - Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8800 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Breast Care Center

Cancer Center - Froedtert West Bend Hospital

Established Patient Appointments

New Patient Appointments


Diseases and Conditions

  • Benign Breast Diseases
  • Breast Cancer
  • High-Risk Breast Disease
  • Genetic Variants

Treatments and Services

  • Breast Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB)
  • Axillary Surgery
  • Virtual Visit
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Excisional Biopsy (Breast)
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy (NSM)
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adolescent
  • Adult


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital – Menomonee Falls
  • Froedtert West Bend Hospital – West Bend

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinic Locations


Dr. Patten is a breast surgical oncologist whose clinical focus consists of caring for patients with breast cancer, benign breast diseases, and those who are at high risk for developing breast cancer. She utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach in order to deliver a personalized care plan tailored to each patient’s needs. Dr. Patten not only offers available clinical trial opportunities to her patients but she also incorporates the latest surgical technology and techniques in her practice.

Dr. Patten’s research interests include breast disease clinical outcomes and developing innovative techniques and curriculum involved with student education.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (2006-2010)
General Surgery Residency - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee, WI (2010-2015)
Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship - Carolinas Medical Center - Charlotte, NC (2015-2016)