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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Michelotti's services include arthritic reconstructions, breast reconstruction, breast reduction, carpal tunnel release surgery, cubital trauma reconstruction, joint replacement, microvascular reconstruction, nerve repair, office-based hand surgery procedures, tendon repairs, tendon transfer and wrist reconstruction.


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Hand Surgery and Microsurgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Arthritic Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reduction

Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Cubital Tunnel Release

Distal Radius Fractures

Hand and Wrist Surgery

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery

Lymphedema Surgery

Microsurgery for Plastic and Reconstructive Procedures

Microvascular Reconstruction

Nerve Repair

Tendon Repair

Wrist Arthroscopy

Wrist Fractures and Nonunion Surgery

Wrist Ligamentous Injury

Wrist Reconstruction


20 S. Park Clinic
(608) 720-5200 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
(608) 836-9990 | (866) 447-9990 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Plastic Surgery

Hand and Microvascular Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Residency Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Medical School University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

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

Dr. Michelotti’s research interests include outcomes following hand and plastic surgery procedures, health care resource utilization and methods to limit over-prescribing of opioid pain medications.

PubMed Articles
Elmaraghi S Albano NJ Israel JS Michelotti BF Targeted Muscle Reinnervation in the Hand: Treatment and Prevention of Pain After Ray Amputation. J Hand Surg Am . 2020 Sep;45(9):884.e1-884.e6
[PubMed ID: 31818541]
Roberts JM Carr LW Haley CT Hauck RM Michelotti BF Venous Flaps for Revascularization and Soft-Tissue Coverage in Traumatic Hand Injuries: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2020 Feb;36(2):104-109
[PubMed ID: 31454834]
Christie BM Michelotti BF Fractures of the Carpal Bones. Clin Plast Surg . 2019 Jul;46(3):469-477
[PubMed ID: 31103090]
Rose KR Christie BM Block LM Rao VK Michelotti BF Opioid Prescribing and Consumption Patterns following Outpatient Plastic Surgery Procedures. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2019 Mar;143(3):929-938
[PubMed ID: 30817667]
Rose KR Block LM Christie BM Rao VK Michelotti BF Erratum: Opioid Prescribing and Consumption Trends in Outpatient Plastic Surgery: Erratum. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2018 Sep;6(9):e1902
[PubMed ID: 30350828]
Yoon AP Mathews AL Huetteman HE Michelotti BF Chung KC Improving Effective Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Application in Soft Tissue Wrist Injury. J Am Board Fam Med . 2018 Sep-Oct;31(5):795-804
[PubMed ID: 30201676]
Michelotti BF Mathews A Chung KC Appropriateness of the Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Wrist Soft Tissue Injury. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2018 Feb;141(2):410-419
[PubMed ID: 29036028]
Carr LW Brooke SM Johnson TS Michelotti BF Reexploring the Anatomy of the Distal Humerus for its Role in Providing Vascularized Bone. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2018 Jan;6(1):e1636
[PubMed ID: 29464165]
Michelotti BF Chung KC Diagnostic Wrist Arthroscopy. Hand Clin . 2017 Nov;33(4):571-583
[PubMed ID: 28991570]
Brooke SM Goyal N Michelotti BF Guedez HM Fedok FG Mackay DR Samson TD A Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Prescribing Practices for Prophylactic Antibiotics in Operative and Nonoperative Facial Fractures. J Craniofac Surg . 2015 Nov;26(8):2299-303
[PubMed ID: 26517453]
Michelotti BF Adkinson JM Chung KC Chronic Scapholunate Ligament Injury: Techniques in Repair and Reconstruction. Hand Clin . 2015 Aug;31(3):437-49
[PubMed ID: 26205705]
Michelotti BF Rajjoub S Johnson TS Systemic nicardipine as an adjunct to combat vasospasm after prior flap failure. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2013 Oct;1(7):e54
[PubMed ID: 25289249]
Michelotti BF Brooke S Mesa J Wilson MZ Moyer K Mackay DR Neves RI Potochny J Analysis of clinically significant seroma formation in breast reconstruction using acellular dermal grafts. Ann Plast Surg . 2013 Sep;71(3):274-7
[PubMed ID: 23788150]
Flurry MD Michelotti BF Moyer KE Pedicled rectus femoris flap for coverage of complex open pelvic fractures. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg . 2011 Nov;64(11):1490-4
[PubMed ID: 21741332]