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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Caskey earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI. He completed his residency at McLaren General Hospital, Flint, MI and his pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery, has been active in teaching, research and has served on local and national committees including the US Bone and Joint Initiative. After a 30 year career in pediatric orthopedic surgery Dr. Caskey retired from surgical practice and now works as a non-operative pediatric orthopedic surgeon. His special interests include treatment and evaluation of spinal deformity, limb length inequality and deformity correction.


Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Limb Deformity

Limb Lengthening

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spine Deformity Surgery (Pediatric)


American Family Children's Hospital
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Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay)
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Research Park Clinic
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, Dallas, TX

Residency McLaren General Hospital, Flint, MI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

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Dr. Caskey has authored and co-authored more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, given more than 160 presentations, posters and visiting professorships at the local, national and international level and published several book chapters. Dr. Caskey is a member of numerous professional organizations, serves or has served on local and national committees including the U.S. Bone and Joint Decade/Initiative Committee, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Advocacy Committee, the Pediatric Programs Committee for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the Spokane Institutional Review Board.

PubMed Articles
Bean BK Baird GO Caskey PM Bronson WB McMulkin ML Tompkins BJ Early Bony Hip Reconstructive Surgery for Hip Subluxation in Children With Severe Cerebral Palsy. Orthopedics . 2020 Dec 14;:1-7
[PubMed ID: 33316823]
Scully WF Rumley MJC Caskey PM Bilateral Patellar Stress Fractures in a Skeletally Immature Athlete: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect . 2019 Dec;9(4):e0047
[PubMed ID: 31850960]
Dannenbaum JH Tompkins BJ Bronson WB McMulkin ML Caskey PM Secondary Surgery Rates After Primary Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Orthopedics . 2019 Jul 1;42(4):235-239
[PubMed ID: 31136675]
McMulkin ML Gordon AB Caskey PM Tompkins BJ Baird GO Outcomes of Orthopaedic Surgery With and Without an External Femoral Derotational Osteotomy in Children With Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Orthop . 2016 Jun;36(4):382-6
[PubMed ID: 25851681]
Morgan EN Caskey SM Bronson WE Baird GO Tompkins BJ Caskey PM Lumbar spine duplication: a case report. J Pediatr Orthop B . 2016 May;25(3):275-7
[PubMed ID: 26849460]
McMulkin ML Gordon AB Tompkins BJ Caskey PM Baird GO Long term gait outcomes of surgically treated idiopathic toe walkers. Gait Posture . 2016 Feb;44:216-20
[PubMed ID: 27004661]
Carey PA Schoenfeld AJ Cordill RD Tompkins BJ Caskey PM A comparison of cell salvage strategies in posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Spinal Disord Tech . 2015 Feb;28(1):1-4
[PubMed ID: 24220676]
Caskey PM McMulkin ML Gordon AB Posner MA Baird GO Tompkins BJ Gait outcomes of patients with severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis after treatment by flexion-rotation osteotomy. J Pediatr Orthop . 2014 Oct-Nov;34(7):668-73
[PubMed ID: 24705348]
Jacobs JJ King TR Klippel JH Berven SH Burr DB Caskey PM Elderkin AL Esposito PW Gall EP Goldring SR Pollak AN Sandborg CI Templeton KJ Beyond the decade: strategic priorities to reduce the burden of musculoskeletal disease. J Bone Joint Surg Am . 2013 Sep 4;95(17):e1251-6
[PubMed ID: 24005209]
Scully WF McMulkin ML Baird GO Gordon AB Tompkins BJ Caskey PM Outcomes of rectus femoris transfers in children with cerebral palsy: effect of transfer site. J Pediatr Orthop . 2013 Apr-May;33(3):303-8
[PubMed ID: 23482268]
Garcia NL McMulkin ML Tompkins BJ Caskey PM Mader SL Baird GO Gross motor development in babies with treated idiopathic clubfoot. Pediatr Phys Ther . 2011 Winter;23(4):347-52
[PubMed ID: 22090073]
Parada SA Baird GO Auffant RA Tompkins BJ Caskey PM Safety of percutaneous tendoachilles tenotomy performed under general anesthesia on infants with idiopathic clubfoot. J Pediatr Orthop . 2009 Dec;29(8):916-9
[PubMed ID: 19934709]
McMulkin ML Gordon AB Caskey PM Ferguson RL Baird GO Range of motion measures under anesthesia compared with clinical measures for children with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop B . 2008 Nov;17(6):277-80
[PubMed ID: 18841059]
Gordon AB Baird GO McMulkin ML Caskey PM Ferguson RL Gait analysis outcomes of percutaneous medial hamstring tenotomies in children with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop . 2008 Apr-May;28(3):324-9
[PubMed ID: 18362798]
McMulkin ML Baird GO Gordon AB Caskey PM Ferguson RL The pediatric outcomes data collection instrument detects improvements for children with ambulatory cerebral palsy after orthopaedic intervention. J Pediatr Orthop . 2007 Jan-Feb;27(1):1-6
[PubMed ID: 17195788]
McMulkin ML Baird GO Caskey PM Ferguson RL Comprehensive outcomes of surgically treated idiopathic toe walkers. J Pediatr Orthop . 2006 Sep-Oct;26(5):606-11
[PubMed ID: 16932099]
McMulkin ML Baird GO Barr KM Caskey PM Ferguson RL Proximal rectus femoris release surgery is not effective in normalizing hip and pelvic variables during gait in children with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop . 2005 Jan-Feb;25(1):74-8
[PubMed ID: 15614064]
Searle CP Hildebrand RK Lester EL Caskey PM Findings of fibular hemimelia syndrome with radiographically normal fibulae. J Pediatr Orthop B . 2004 May;13(3):184-8
[PubMed ID: 15083119]
Dougherty CP Nebergall RW Caskey PM Lateral subtalar dislocation in a 19-month-old female. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) . 2003 Dec;32(12):598-600
[PubMed ID: 14713066]
Caskey PM Lester EL Association of fibular hemimelia and clubfoot. J Pediatr Orthop . 2002 Jul-Aug;22(4):522-5
[PubMed ID: 12131452]