Shao-min Shi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Froedtert Hospital
  • 900 N. 92nd St.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Orthopaedic Surgery


Diseases and Conditions

  • Congenital Hand Disorders
  • Foot Deformities
  • Neuroma Pain
  • Hand Trauma
  • Fracture-Hand

Treatments and Services

  • Hand Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Free Tissue Transfer Coverage
  • Neurectomy

Patients Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English
  • Chinese

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Children's Wisconsin - Milwaukee – Milwaukee

Clinic Locations

Froedtert Hospital

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Dr. Shi joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1992 as an assistant professor. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Fourth Military Medical University in Xian, China. After earning his medical degree in 1973, Dr. Shi continued his academic studies and obtained a Masters Degree and PhD in orthopaedic surgery. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the First Affiliated Hospital and then served as an associate professor and Director of Hand Surgery before coming to the United States.

Dr. Shi completed his Hand Surgery Fellowship in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1988 and studied with a hand surgery scholarship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, Kentucky in 1992. His clinical interests/research includes hand and microsurgery and free tissue transfer coverage, particularly for complicated lower extremity injuries.  Dr. Shi also focuses on clinical treatment and research of post-surgical neuroma pain.

Dr. Shi is a member of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.


Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine, Residency - Fourth Military Medical University - Xian (1973)
Fellowship in Hand Surgery - Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Michigan State University - Grand Rapids, MI (1988)