Bradley Schmidt, MD

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Medicine
Bradley Schmidt, MD


Bradley Schmidt, MD, is a neurosurgeon at UW Health. Dr. Schmidt treats a wide variety of central nervous system problems, including brain tumors and traumatic brain and spine injuries. His special area of interest is minimally invasive and complex spine surgery.

Dr. Schmidt takes his time with each patient and their family. He strives to treat every patient as if they were a member of his own family. In the field of neurosurgery, Dr. Schmidt enjoys developing the tools and techniques to help people with unusual problems.

In addition to his clinical practice, he is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Schmidt finds it rewarding to care for patients with a devastating neurological problem when he can give them a new lease on life. Sometimes that means removing an unexpected brain tumor or treating a complex spinal deformity to significantly improve their quality of life going forward.

The most rewarding part about taking care of patients is getting to see the positive impact I can have on their lives. I love being able to help improve a patient’s quality of life.

Languages spoken
  • English

Education & credentials

Medical School
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

Areas of expertise