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Theodore (Ted) H. Gertel, MD

Dr. GertelA graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Medicine, Dr. Ted Gertel completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.

Specializing in the treatment of sports- and work-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle, Dr. Gertel employs arthroscopic surgery and other minimally invasive surgical procedures in his practice. He is known for his high success rate in the treatment of persistent, recurrent, or exceptionally severe cases of elbow tendonitis.

His research on the biomechanics of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction was presented at an international scientific conference and published in American Journal of Sports Medicine.

In addition to his clinic duties, Dr. Gertel is chief of orthopaedic surgery at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, medical advisor for the Aurora Sports Medicine Institute and a clinical associate professor in the College of Heath Sciences at Marquette University. He has worked with professional, collegiate and high school teams throughout his career - currently, he is the team orthopaedic surgeon for the Marquette University Men's Basketball Team and Homestead High School athletics. Previously, he served as the head team physician for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club.

On a personal note, Dr. Gertel has participated in the Ride To Cure Diabetes (105 mile bicycle ride in Death Valley, California) to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Locations:

Milwaukee Orthopaedic Group, Ltd
10586 N. Port Washington Rd.
Mequon, WI 53092
(262) 243-9100

Milwaukee Orthopaedic Group, Ltd
1218 W. Kilbourn Ave.
Suite 301
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1325
(414) 276-6000


Gerard (Gerry) Adler, MD

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, Dr. Adler is board certified in orthopaedic surgery with a special expertise in sports medicine. He received a subspecialty certificate in orthopaedic sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2007, scoring in the top 5% in the country. Dr. Adler performs cartilage transplantation, joint replacements including anterior total hip, and specializes in arthroscopic reconstruction of knees, hips, ankles and shoulders.

His interest in orthopedics and sports medicine stems from his personal involvement in sports, including college football. A member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America, his research, and subsequent article, on the anterior cruciate ligament was published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

In addition to his role in Summit as medical director of Aurora Sports Medicine Institute and the Cartilage Center, Dr. Adler is chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee for the YMCA at Pabst Farms. In 2005, he travelled to New Zealand and Australia as part of an international sports medicine group.

Location:

Aurora Wilkinson Medical Clinic
36500 Aurora Dr.
Summit, WI 53066
(262) 434-5000


Omar J. Darr, MD

Dr. Omar DarrA specialist in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Omar Darr strives to help people of all ages stay healthy and active.

Dr. Darr graduated cum laude from Tufts University, Massachusetts, where he played college football. After receiving his medical degree with honors from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, he completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago. His fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery is from the University of Rochester, New York, where he focused on the treatment of knee and shoulder conditions

In addition to a board certification in orthopedic surgery, he earned a subspecialty certificate in sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. A member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Darr has special interests in ACL and meniscus tears in the knee, as well as shoulder labral tears and rotator cuff problems..

Currently, Dr. Darr is involved in teaching other orthopaedic surgeons advanced arthroscopic techniques at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, Chicago; he also serves as a reviewer for Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery. The team physician for Whitefish Bay High School Athletics, he is the medical director for Aurora Sports Medicine Institute in Grafton.

Away from the clinic, Dr. Darr enjoys sports and spending time with his wife and children.

Locations:

Aurora Medical Center - Grafton
975 Port Washington Rd
Medical Office Building
Suite 110
Grafton, WI 53024
262-387-8300

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
12203 N. Corporate Pkwy
Mequon, WI 53092
262-387-8300

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
3003 W. Good Hope Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53209
262-387-8300

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
325 E. Silver Spring Dr
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
262-387-8300


Jonathon (Jon) C. Henry, MD

pictureAn orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jon Henry received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine followed by his orthopedic surgical training at University Hospital in Syracuse, NY. Additionally, he holds a sports medicine fellowship from Ohio State University.

An active member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Dr. Henry has presented original research at various national meetings as well as published articles on a number of sports medicine related topics. He has provided sports medicine care for recreational, high school, major university, and semi-professional athletes and teams. Currently, he is the medical leader for Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine.

Dr. Henry's athletic background includes participation in varsity crew (rowing) while attending UW-Madison. He enjoys cross-country skiing, cycling and running.

Locations:

Aurora Health Center
5300 Memorial Dr.
Two Rivers, WI 54241
(920) 793-7550

BayCare Clinic, LLP
1160 Kepler Drive
Green Bay, WI 54308
(920) 288-5555


Paul R. Miller, MD

An orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Paul Miller's practice emphasizes knee and shoulder issues. Relative to the knee, his special interests include ligament and ACL injuries, meniscus and cartilage transplantation, and joint resurfacing. In the shoulder, his focus is on arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff, labrum and ligaments, as well as joint replacement and resurfacing.

After earning a mechanical engineering degree from Marquette University, Dr. Miller received his medical degree from the University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Loyola University Medical Center; his advanced training includes a fellowship in sports medicine along with knee and shoulder reconstruction from the Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. In addition to his schooling, he spent three years in the U.S. Army as chief of orthopaedic surgery.

Board certified in orthopaedic surgery with a sub-certification in orthopaedic sports medicine, Dr. Miller is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He currently serves as team physician for Germantown High School athletics and medical leader for Aurora Sports Medicine Institutes in Washington County.

Away from the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family - including playing tennis, biking, swimming and running.

Locations:

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
N112 W17975 Mequon Road
Germantown, WI 53022
262-532-1555

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
1640 E. Sumner Street
Hartford, WI 53027
1-877-600-1999

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
N84 W16889 Menomonee Ave.
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
262-532-1555

Aurora Medical Center
2999 N. Mayfair Rd
Suite 100
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
414-479-7000


Mark T. Wichman, MD

Dr. Mark Wichman is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques to repair and reconstruct the shoulder, knee, ankle, and elbow due to sports and work-related injuries.

Following graduation from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Dr. Wichman completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University Medical School, and then a sports medicine fellowship at Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Los Angeles.

Actively involved in teaching colleagues advanced surgical procedures, he has been a faculty member at over 30 national meetings, including a panelist addressing Wisconsin's Worker's Compensation Program. Passionate in his desire to refine less-invasive surgical techniques to achieve better outcomes for his patients, he is involved in two clinical research projects that employ arthroscopic techniques for knee and shoulder repairs. In addition, his published writings include chapters for textbooks on knee and shoulder instability.

Since the 2002-2003 season, Dr. Wichman has been the team orthopaedic surgeon for the Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Club. For years, a fixture on the sidelines at high school sporting events, he has chosen to "retire" from high school football coverage to allow for more time to work with the Admirals, as well as play "spectator" for his three sons as they compete in sports. He currently serves as medical leader for Aurora Sports Medicine Institute in Wauwatosa.

Outside of the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys - skiing, playing basketball, sailing, golfing and scuba diving.

Locations:

Aurora Sinai Medical Center
945 North 12th Street
Suite 1200
Milwaukee, WI 53233
414-649-7900

Aurora Advanced Healthcare
14555 W. National Avenue
Suite 160
New Berlin, WI 53151
(414) 649-7900

Aurora Advanced Orthopedics
2999 N. Mayfair Rd.
Suite 100
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
(414) 479-7000

Aurora West Allis Medical Center
2424 S. 90th Street
Suite 500
West Allis, WI 53227
414-321-2255