Michael T Meyer, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Wisconsin since 1998
  • Chief and professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)
  • Medical director Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Bauman Family Endowed Chair in Critical Care




Dr. Meyer received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, completed his pediatric residency at Wright-Patterson Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio as a member of the U.S. Air Force in 1998, and fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2001. Dr. Meyer practiced as a pediatric intensivist in the Air Force for 7 years prior to returning to MCW and Children’s Wisconsin in 2008. Since his return, he is a member of the Department of Pediatrics as a Professor and as a Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.


  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Critical care
  • Medical simulation and education
  • Resuscitation
  • Transport medicine
  • Traumatic injury
  • Special needs
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Education and Awards


  • 1995, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, MD


  • 1998, Wright State University School of Medicine - Pediatrics


  • 2001, Medical College of Wisconsin - PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (PEDIATRICS)


  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors 
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Top Doctors in Milwaukee
  • The Grow Dozen: 12 Alumni making a difference in medicine. In Grow, Wisconsin’s Magazine for the Life Sciences, Summer 2010. College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • David Lewis Outstanding Advisor of Residents-Honorable Mention. Pediatric Residency Program, Children’s Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Research and publications