Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Since 1980, Froedtert Hospital has been part of a critical initiative to improve the health of our community. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can.

About Froedtert Hospital

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin logoFroedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 604-bed academic medical center that delivers advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians and nurses, research leadership, specialty expertise, and state-of-the-art treatments and technology. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and is a major training facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing, and health technical students in training.

In partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin, it is also a respected research facility with more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, conducted every year. Froedtert Hospital operates the region’s only adult Level 1 Trauma Center. 

All physicians who practice at Froedtert Hospital are Medical College of Wisconsin faculty who are dedicated to patient care, research and teaching. Our physicians are consistently honored by recognition in Best Doctors in America® and other local and national publications.

More information about Froedtert Hospital is available online at Learn about clinical programs and services, physicians, clinical trials, treatments and technology, additional locations and more. Visit our calendar of classes, events, screenings, support groups and more to view our community education offerings.


Top Hospital in Milwaukee – Froedtert Hospital ranks nationally in three specialties: nephrology, pulmonology, and ear, nose, and throat care in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals list. This places Froedtert Hospital among the top 50 U.S. hospitals in these areas. Froedtert Hospital is also recognized as high performing in five specialties: cancer, urology, geriatrics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery.

Top Cancer Program – The Froedtert & the MCW Cancer Network has been recognized for sustained excellence in patient experience, ranking in the top five percent of nearly 1,100 other United States health facilities. In addition, more than 95 percent of patients would recommend the Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network to family and friends. 

Magnet® Designation – As part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, Froedtert Hospital received its third Magnet recognition. The program recognizes health care organization that demonstrate excellence in nursing and is considered the gold standard for nursing excellence. With this achievement, Froedtert Hospital retains its place among the best of the best as part of the Magnet community - a select group of 425 health care organization out of nearly 6,000 U.S. health care organizations.

Excellence in Surgical Care - Froedtert Hospital is the only Wisconsin hospital that has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP*) for quality of inpatient and outpatient surgical care, ranking among the top 10 percent of participating hospitals. The program requires hospitals to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect data that assesses patient safety and can be used to direct improvement in the quality of surgical care.