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Blaise A. Nemeth, MD  

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

One of only a handful of nonoperative pediatric orthopedists in the nation, Dr. Nemeth evaluates, diagnoses, and treats clubfoot, gait abnormalities, limb pain and many other pediatric musculoskeletal conditions. He also has strong clinical and research interests in childhood fitness and obesity prevention. He is board certified in pediatrics.

Dr. Nemeth is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Sports Medicine. He also serves on the editorial board of Pediatrics in Review, and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters.


Pediatric Fitness

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric Spine Medicine

UW Health Clinics

Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-8850 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital (primary)
Meriter Hospital (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatrics
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1997


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Zimmerman CC Nemeth BA Noonan KJ Vanderbilt TP Winston MJ O'Halloran CP Sund SA Hetzel SJ Halanski MA . Reliability of radiographic measures in infants with clubfoot treated with the Ponseti method. J Child Orthop. 2015 Mar 17;
[PubMed ID: 25777178]
O'Halloran CP Halanski MA Nemeth BA Zimmermann CC Noonan KJ . Can Radiographs Predict Outcome in Patients With Idiopathic Clubfeet Treated With the Ponseti Method? J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Nov 12;
[PubMed ID: 25393569]
Gill KG Nemeth BA Davis KW . Magnetic resonance imaging of the pediatric knee. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2014 Nov;22(4):743-63
[PubMed ID: 25442031]
Morris MR Harper BL Hetzel S Shaheen M Davis A Nemeth B Halanski MA . The effect of focused instruction on orthopaedic surgery residents' ability to objectively measure intracompartmental pressures in a compartment syndrome model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Oct 1;96(19):e171
[PubMed ID: 25274799]
Monroe KC Sund SA Nemeth BA Noonan KJ Halanski MA . Cast-saw injuries: assessing blade-to-skin contact during cast removal. Does experience or education matter? Phys Sportsmed. 2014 Feb;42(1):36-44
[PubMed ID: 24565820]
Hudak KE Faulkner ND Guite K Muchow R Narotam V Nemeth B Halanski M Noonan K . Variations in AP and frog-leg pelvic radiographs in a pediatric population. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Mar;33(2):212-5
[PubMed ID: 23389578]
Hesemann J Lauer E Ziska S Noonan K Nemeth B Scott-Schwoerer J McCarty C Rasmussen K Goldberg JM Sund S Eickhoff J Raggio CL Giampietro PF . Analysis of maternal risk factors associated with congenital vertebral malformations. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Mar 1;38(5):E293-8
[PubMed ID: 23446706]
Ravish M Muldowney B Becker A Hetzel S McCarthy JJ Nemeth BA Noonan KJ . Pain management in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis undergoing posterior spinal fusion: combined intrathecal morphine and continuous epidural versus PCA. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Dec;32(8):799-804
[PubMed ID: 23147623]
Nemeth BA Narotam V . Developmental dysplasia of the hip. Pediatr Rev. 2012 Dec;33(12):553-61
[PubMed ID: 23204397]
Stitgen A McCarthy JJ Nemeth BA Garrels K Noonan KJ . Ulnar fracture with late radial head dislocation: delayed Monteggia fracture. Orthopedics. 2012 Mar 7;35(3):e434-7
[PubMed ID: 22385459]
Pugely AJ Nemeth BA McCarthy JJ Bennett DL Noonan KJ . Osteonecrosis of the distal tibia metaphysis after a Salter-Harris I injury: a case report. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Feb;26(2):e11-5
[PubMed ID: 22048177]
Nemeth B . The diagnosis and management of common childhood orthopedic disorders. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2011 Jan;41(1):2-28
[PubMed ID: 21195338]
MacDonald KM Swanstrom MM McCarthy JJ Nemeth BA Guliani TA Noonan KJ . Exaggerated inflammatory response after use of recombinant bone morphogenetic protein in recurrent unicameral bone cysts. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Mar;30(2):199-205
[PubMed ID: 20179570]
Nemeth BA . Elbow extension test is helpful in decreasing the likelihood of an elbow fracture in children. J Pediatr. 2009 Jul;155(1):145-6
[PubMed ID: 19559304]
Nemeth BA Carrel AL Eickhoff J Clark RR Peterson SE Allen DB . Submaximal treadmill test predicts VO2max in overweight children. J Pediatr. 2009 May;154(5):677-81
[PubMed ID: 19167724]
Carl RL Noonan KJ Nemeth BA . Isthmic spondylolisthesis in a nonambulatory patient: a case report. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Nov 15;32(24):E723-4
[PubMed ID: 18007234]
Allen DB Nemeth BA Clark RR Peterson SE Eickhoff J Carrel AL . Fitness is a stronger predictor of fasting insulin levels than fatness in overweight male middle-school children. J Pediatr. 2007 Apr;150(4):383-7
[PubMed ID: 17382115]
Halanski MA Noonan KJ Hebert M Nemeth BA Mann DC Leverson G . Manual versus digital radiographic measurements in acetabular dysplasia. Orthopedics. 2006 Aug;29(8):724-6
[PubMed ID: 16924867]
Carrel AL Clark RR Peterson SE Nemeth BA Sullivan J Allen DB . Improvement of fitness, body composition, and insulin sensitivity in overweight children in a school-based exercise program: a randomized, controlled study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Oct;159(10):963-8
[PubMed ID: 16203942]
Newburn VH Nemeth BA . Health priorities in Wisconsin: a case for tracking childhood mortality. WMJ. 2003;102(8):31-6
[PubMed ID: 14733376]
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