About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Froedtert Health combines with the Medical College of Wisconsin to form the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health care network — made up of Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee; Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls; St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend; and more than 30 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. Joining the capabilities of an academic medical center affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert & the Medical College deliver highly coordinated, cost-effective health care to residents of southeastern Wisconsin and beyond. In fiscal 2012, combined adult patient admissions for the three hospitals were approximately 40,000.

Froedtert Hospital

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 500-bed academic medical center that delivers advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians and nurses, research leadership, specialty expertise and state-of-the-art treatments and technology. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and is a major training facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training. 

In partnership with the Medical College, it is also a respected research facility with more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, conducted every year. Froedtert Hospital operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center. Froedtert Hospital is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus. Campus partners are the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Curative Care Network, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division.

Froedtert Hospital is named for our benefactor, Kurtis R. Froedtert, whose vision, support and energy led to the opening of a new era in health care in 1980.

Froedtert Hospital by the Numbers (As of June 30, 2013)

  • Beds: 500 
  • Patient Admissions: 26,118
  • Patient Days of Care: 143,805
  • Average Length of Stay (Days): 5.51
  • Average Daily Census: 394
  • Emergency Visits: 63,630
  • Trauma Center patients evaluated: 2,202
  • Patient transfers from other facilities: 6,370
  • Patients Transported by Air (Flight For Life): 346
  • Outpatient Visits: 777,254
  • Births: 2,071
  • Cancer Registry Cases: 3,876
  • Cardiology Procedures: 19,423
  • Surgeries:
    • Inpatient: 8,724
    • Outpatient: 10,281
  • Transplants: 
    • Heart: 2
    • Lung: 12
    • Kidney: 94
    • Liver: 22
    • Pancreas: 4
    • Blood and marrow: 222
  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Outpatient Clinics: 63
  • Physicians: 1,354
  • Staff: 5,348

St. Joseph's Hospital

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital, founded in 1930 by local doctors, community leaders and the Sisters of the Divine Savior, is a full-service hospital serving residents of West Bend and Washington County. St. Joseph’s Hospital specializes in birthing services, cancer care, emergency care, orthopaedics, surgical services and women’s health.

St. Joseph's Hospital By the Numbers (As of June 30, 2013)

  • Beds: 70
  • Patient Admissions: 3,479
  • Patient Days of Care: 12,621
  • Average Length of Stay (Days): 3.63
  • Average Daily Census: 35
  • Emergency Visits: 16,540
  • Outpatient Visits: 77,024
  • Births: 715
  • Radiation Oncology Visits: 5,736
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatments: 7,704
  • Surgeries:
    • Inpatient: 808
    • Outpatient: 2,359
  • Physicians: 389
  • Staff: 578

Community Memorial Hospital

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Memorial Hospital, founded in 1964 by the citizens Menomonee Falls and surrounding communities, is a full-service hospital that specializes in cancer care, heart and vascular care, orthopaedics, women’s health and advanced surgical procedures.

Community Memorial Hospital By the Numbers (As of June 30, 2013)

  • Beds: 202
  • Patient Admissions: 8,663
  • Patient Days of Care: 40,390
  • Average Length of Stay (days): 4.62
  • Average Daily Census: 111
  • Emergency Visits: 20,747
  • Outpatient Visits: 95,989
  • Births: 1,010
  • Cancer Center Procedures: 65,102
  • Cardiology Procedures: 16,555
  • Surgeries: 
    • Inpatient: 3,480
    • Outpatient: 5,052
  • Mental Health Unit Average Daily Census: 12.4
  • Physicians: 569 
  • Staff: 1,306

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians is a primary care and multispecialty group with more than 250 physicians practicing in more than 30 health centers and clinics in southeastern Wisconsin. In fiscal 2012, combined patient visits to these locations exceeded 700,000.

The Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin is the state’s only private medical school and health sciences graduate school. Founded in 1893, it is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. A major national research center, it is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials.

No Weapons Policy imageNo Weapons Policy

Froedtert Health does not allow weapons or firearms on its premises, unless in the possession of an authorized security or law enforcement officer. As of the November 1, 2011, effective date of the Wisconsin Concealed Carry Law, properly licensed individuals may keep a registered weapon in their locked, personal motor vehicle. Download the Fact Sheet