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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Michael Rock completed a pediatric pulmonology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1986 to 1989. During his fellowship, he became interested in the care of children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and became particularly involved with the Wisconsin Neonatal Screening Study. He was on the faculty of the University of Tennessee-Memphis for five and one-half years before returning to the University of Wisconsin in 1995. He was promoted to associate professor in 1997 and full professor in 2002.


In his current position at the University of Wisconsin, he is division head of pediatric pulmonology, director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center, director of the pediatric pulmonology fellowship and he chairs the CF Newborn Screening Advisory Group (Maternal and Child Health Section, State of Wisconsin). He served on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Center Committee from 2000-2004. This committee, consisting of CF Center Directors, is charged with formulating policy decisions for the care of CF patients in CF Centers and oversees centers through site visits.


Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

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

Regional Specialty Clinics

Fox Valley Pediatric Clinics (Appleton)
(920) 730-2650 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Pulmonology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital
Internship Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital
Medical School University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK, 1983


Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Best Doctors® in America 2011

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


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Home Apnea Monitor Download Recording Interpretation
  • Nasal Scraping for Ciliary Ultrastructure
  • Overnight Pulse Oximetry Interpretation
  • Pulmonary Function Interpretation
  • Pulmonary Function Test

Programs & Conditions


Dr. Rock’s research interests are cystic fibrosis (CF) newborn screening and clinical trials of new drug therapies for cystic fibrosis.

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