Ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report, Children's has exceptional orthopedic expertise. Our team has specialized training in all areas of orthopedic care, from spine, trauma, and fracture care, to sports medicine and concussion care. We treat all orthopedic conditions, from routine to serious.
Why should my child see a pediatric orthopedic specialist at Children's?There are many reasons to bring your child to a pediatric orthopedic specialist for muscle, joint, and bone care:
- We're a top hospital
Our program was named among the nation's best in U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Wisconsins report.
- We're trained experts
Our pediatric orthopedic specialists have the advanced training and expertise to provide the most qualified orthopedic care. Caring for kids of all ages is our specialty.
- We have the most advanced equipment
Our state-of-the-art equipment helps ensure the best outcomes for our patients. We are one of only a few orthopedic programs in the United States that has an EOS scanner, which provides detailed, 3D images, and limits radiation exposure.
- We're dedicated to reducing radiation exposure
We know the importance of limiting radiation exposure whenever possible, so we use systems that expose kids to little or no radiation (X-rays).
- We'll work with your doctor
Providing outstanding care is important but so is convenience. We will work with your primary care doctor or provider to share records and develop a follow-up care plan that works for everyone.
- We're easy to find
Getting to Children's is easy and parking is always free. We have multiple locations, all providing care closer to home, and including imaging (X-rays), physical therapy, and casting.
Meet our team
Our team of pediatric specialists includes:
- Board-certified orthopedic surgeons
- Board-certified sports medicine specialists
- Board-certified nurse practitioners
- Board-certified physician assistants
- Nurses who specialize in pediatric orthopedics
- Orthopedic technicians who apply splints and casts
- Licensed athletic trainers who specialize in sports medicine and concussion care
- Licensed occupational and physical therapists
To help ensure that we provide the best care for kids and families, our Orthopedic Program offers a special nurse line at (414) 266-2411. This message center allows families to have their questions or concerns addressed as soon as possible. An orthopedic nurse will respond within 1-2 hours or the next business day. Nurses are available 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, although messages can be left anytime.
Pediatric orthopedic specialists always are available for orthopedic care issues and emergencies.
About our orthopedic care
Meet Dr. Thometz and learn about our Orthopedic Program.