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Daniel J. Ostlie, MD  

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Ostlie became surgeon-in-chief at American Family Children's Hospital in 2012 after 12 years as a pediatric surgeon at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City. He specializes in minimally invasive pediatric and neonatal surgery, thoracic and oncologic surgery, chest wall deformities, hernia surgery, surgical critical care and trauma and hypospadias repair. Dr. Ostlie completed a two-year Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at the Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City and received his certification in Surgical Critical Care after completing the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. He completed his general surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, and during that time performed a surgical research fellowship at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England.


Pediatric General Surgery

UW Health Clinics

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

Other Locations

Aurora Medical Group Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic (West Allis)
(414) 329-5647 |  Map
SwedishAmerican Medical Group/Woodside (Rockford)
(779) 696-8499 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Residency Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Medical School University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND, 1994


UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

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A nationally-known expert in minimally-invasive pediatric surgery, Dr. Ostlie's research interests focus on evidence-based pediatric surgery. He has participated as the primary investigator or co-investigator in more than 20 prospective randomized controlled trials in infants and children.

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