The Froedtert & MCW regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and only adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes five hospitals, more than 1,600 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits exceeded 1.1 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 49,250 and visits to our network physicians totaled 932,000.

In addition to Froedtert Hospital, the network includes Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls; and St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend. The health network represents the collaboration of Wisconsin’s largest multispecialty physician practice with two community-based physician groups. In October 2017, an existing affiliation with the former United Hospital System was expanded to include its Kenosha Medical Center, St. Catherine’s Medical Center and related clinics in the network.

Froedtert Hospital

Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award

Vizient listed Froedtert Hospital among the top 10 academic medical centers participating in a member quality study. Vizient also ranked St Joseph’s Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital in the top 10 of 161 participating community hospitals. Learn more.

Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 585-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 of Wisconsin, 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. Download the Froedtert Hospital fact sheet.

Froedtert Hospital by the Numbers (As of June 30, 2017)

  • Beds: 585
  • Patient Admissions: 29,386
  • Patient Days of Care: 163,697
  • Average Length of Stay (Days): 5.54
  • Average Daily Census: 448
  • Emergency Visits: 71,989
  • Trauma Center patients evaluated: 3,440
  • Patient transfers from other facilities: 10,228
  • Patients Transported by Air (Flight For Life): 305
  • Outpatient Visits: 809,191
  • Births: 2,701
  • Cancer Registry Cases: 4,615
  • Cardiology Procedures: 20,927
  • Surgeries:
    • Inpatient: 9,587
    • Outpatient: 13,097
  • Transplants: 
    • Heart: 10
    • Lung: 13
    • Kidney: 97
    • Liver: 34
    • Blood and marrow: 264
  • Physicians: 1,552
  • Staff: 6,414

St. Joseph's Hospital

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. Download the St. Joseph's Hospital fact sheet.


St. Joseph's Hospital By the Numbers (As of June 30, 2017)

  • Beds: 70
  • Patient Admissions: 3,707
  • Patient Days of Care: 12,785
  • Average Length of Stay (Days): 3.47
  • Average Daily Census: 35
  • Emergency Visits: 17,327
  • Outpatient Visits: 87,549
  • Births: 690
  • Radiation Oncology Visits: 6,694
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatments: 6,163
  • Surgeries:
    • Inpatient: 694
    • Outpatient: 2,333
  • Physicians: 465
  • Staff: 692

Community Memorial Hospital

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. Download the Community Memorial Hospital fact sheet.


Community Memorial Hospital By the Numbers (As of June 30, 2017)

  • Beds: 202
  • Patient Admissions: 8,799
  • Patient Days of Care: 34,634
  • Average Length of Stay (days): 3.93
  • Average Daily Census: 95
  • Emergency Visits: 25,577
  • Outpatient Visits: 101,497
  • Births: 841
  • Cancer Registry Cases: 631
  • Cardiology Procedures: 11,607
  • Surgeries:
    • Inpatient: 3,163
    • Outpatient: 3,972
  • Mental Health Unit Average Daily Census: 13.1
  • Physicians: 666
  • Staff: 1,489

Kenosha Medical Center and St. Catherine’s Medical Center

Formerly known as United Hospital System, the Kenosha Medical Center, the St. Catherine’s Medical Center and the Froedtert South Medical Group clinic locations carry on a tradition of living out the healing ministries of the Judeo-Christian faiths by providing exceptional and compassionate health care services for people residing in Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie, western Kenosha County and Northern Illinois for nearly 115 years. The two full-service hospitals offer a range of specialized care, including heart and vascular care and orthopaedics. Visit to learn more.

By the Numbers (2016)

  • Hospital Locations: 2
  • Beds: 151
  • Patient Admissions: 7,360
  • Patient Days of Care: 33,791
  • Emergency Visits: 67,700
  • Outpatient Visits: 266,000
  • Births: 1,100
  • Physicians, mid-levels and other providers: More than 300
  • Staff: 2,300

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians is a primary care and multispecialty group with approximately 360 physicians and over 130 advanced practice providers practicing in nearly 35 health centers and clinics in southeastern Wisconsin. In fiscal 2017, combined patient visits to these locations were nearly 790,000. Download the Community Physicians fact sheet.

Vital Stats (As of June 30, 2017)

  • Locations: 34
  • Physicians*: 357
  • Staff: 1,385
  • Physician Clinic Visits: 789,900

*Reflects all providers who see patients in Community Physicians health centers and locations.

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.

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