David Brousseau Provider Profile

David C Brousseau, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Wisconsin since 2000
  • Professor and chief, Emergency Medicine, the Medical College of Wisconsin




Dr. Brousseau is board certified in Pediatric Emergency medicine and Chief of the Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He has a special interest in reasons why people seek care in the ER and people with high rates of emergency department utilization.

His research focuses on ER and hospital utilization for patients with chronic medical conditions and improving the care they receive to need for acute healthcare services and decrease the time they spend away from their homes. 


  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Emergency medicine
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Education and Awards


  • 1993, University of Virginia School of Medicine,


  • 1996, University of Colorado (Denver, CO) - Pediatrics


  • 2000, Rhode Island Hospital Brown University (Providence, RI) - Ped Emerg Med


  • Best Doctors in America

Research and publications


  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Emergency Medical Services for Children: Network Development Demonstration Project. site principal investigator.
  • National Center for Research Resources, Clinical and Translational Science Award (Clinical Research Scholars Program). program faculty.
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Quality of Life After Treatment with Magnesium for Acute Sickle Cell Pain Episode, co-investigator.
  • National Institutes of Health, Intravenous Magnesium for Sickle Cell Vasooccluisive Crisis, principal investigator.
  • Acute care utilization and rehospitalizations for sickle cell disease.
  • Outpatient follow-up and rehospitalizations for sickle cell disease patients.
  • Nonurgent emergency-department care: analysis of parent and primary physician perspectives.
  • Self-Report of Child Care Directors Regarding Return-to-Care.
  • Concentration of Hospital Care for Acute Sickle Cell Disease-related Visits.