A Pioneering Work Injury Specialist
Board certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Theodore Gertel, specializes in the treatment of work-related injuries and sports injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle. He performs arthroscopic surgery and other minimally invasive surgical procedures which are extremely effective and cause minimum discomfort and physical disruption.
Currently, Dr. Gertel is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University. He is also President of Milwaukee Orthopaedic Group.
Milwaukee Orthopaedic Surgeon Trusted By World-Class Professional Athletes
Dr. Ted Gertel is the Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Marquette University Men’s Basketball Team. Dr. Gertel is the Team Physician for the Homestead High School Football Team (2008 Wisconsin State Champions). He previously served as Head Team Physician for the Milwaukee Brewers (Major League Baseball), and Head Team Physician for the Milwaukee Rampage (professional outdoor soccer team).
Dr. Gertel is well known for his high success rate in the treatment of persistent, recurrent, or exceptionally severe cases of elbow tendonitis, commonly referred to as “Tennis Elbow” or “Golfer’s Elbow”. He was the first sports medicine specialist in the Milwaukee area to perform Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Treatment for tendon and other soft tissue injuries. More information about PRP is available at his website www.tendonconnection.com.
Dr. Theodore Gertel: The Finest Education and Training
Dr. Gertel graduated from Harvard College with Honors in Biology, and then attended the New York University School of Medicine. He received his MD degree at NYU, where he was Class President and Valedictorian. Dr. Ted Gertel completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He was then a Sports Medicine Fellow at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. His research on the biomechanics of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction was presented at an international scientific conference and published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Work Injury Doctor is Personally Devoted to Good Health for Everyone in Wisconsin
Dr. Ted Gertel is a Grand Champion in the Body-for-LIFE 2006 Challenge (international fitness transformation competition). He is featured in the book, Champions Body-for-LIFE, published in June 2008. The BFL program challenges you to use your body, mind, and soul to transform your life and the lives of those around you. In the spirit of being fit and helping others, Dr. Gertel completed the Ride to Cure Diabetes (105-mile bicycle ride in Death Valley, California to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).