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Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive care of adult and childhood musculoskeletal disorders through prompt treatment of our patients in quality facilities. Our mission is to care for patients with the broadest spectrum of orthopedic needs, to advance orthopedic research and to educate residents and medical students. 



Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Paul Anderson, who is a nationally recognized expert in spinal trauma and complex cervical spine disorders, recently was honored in Becker's Spine Review 2014 list of "240 Spine Surgeons to Know." Watch his video (left)


Meet Dr. Anderson | All providers

Partial Knee Replacement


After two years of trying to find relief from her back pain, Lisa was referred to UW Health spine surgeon Dr. Seth Williams. He recommended a minimally-invasive spinal fusion procedure called Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF).


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UW Health Orthopedics and Rehabilitation: Share Your Story

Share Your Story


If UW Health Orthopedics and Rehabilitation has helped you return to the activities you enjoy, please share your story. We'd love to hear from you.


Share Your UW Health Orthopedic Story

UW Health Orthopedics and Rehabilitation: Surgery preparation 

Preparing for Surgery


From pre-op tips to post-op rehabilitation, our videos tell surgery patients what they need to know.


Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery


Preparing for Spine Surgery

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