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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

Pediatric Fitness

Pediatric Metabolic Bone Disease


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
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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

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Bent MA Stork NC Nemeth BA The diagnosis and management of common childhood orthopedic disorders: An update. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care . 2020 Oct;50(10):100884
[PubMed ID: 33069588]
Al Dhaheri N Wu N Zhao S Wu Z Blank RD Zhang J Raggio C Halanski M Shen J Noonan K Qiu G Nemeth B Sund S Dunwoodie SL Chapman G Glurich I Steiner RD Wohler E Martin R Sobreira NL Giampietro PF KIAA1217: A novel candidate gene associated with isolated and syndromic vertebral malformations. Am J Med Genet A . 2020 Jul;182(7):1664-1672
[PubMed ID: 32369272]
Lobelo F Muth ND Hanson S Nemeth BA COUNCIL ON SPORTS MEDICINE AND FITNESS. SECTION ON OBESITY. Physical Activity Assessment and Counseling in Pediatric Clinical Settings. Pediatrics . 2020 Mar;145(3)
[PubMed ID: 32094289]
Stork NC Lenhart RL Nemeth BA Noonan KJ Halanski MA To Cast, to Saw, and Not to Injure: Can Safety Strips Decrease Cast Saw Injuries? Clin Orthop Relat Res . 2016 Jul;474(7):1543-52
[PubMed ID: 26847455]
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 . 2015 Oct-Nov;35(7):734-8
[PubMed ID: 25393569]
Nemeth BA Montero RJ Halanski MA Noonan KJ Epidural Baclofen for the Management of Postoperative Pain in Children With Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Orthop . 2015 Sep;35(6):571-5
[PubMed ID: 26251959]
Watson AM Eickhoff J Nemeth BA Carrel AL In Nonobese Children, Fitness and BMI are Independent Predictors of Fasting Insulin. Pediatr Exerc Sci . 2015 May;27(2):203-7
[PubMed ID: 25875854]
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 Apr;9(2):99-104
[PubMed ID: 25777178]
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]