The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin 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 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 eight hospital locations, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits exceeded 1.2 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 52,807 and visits to our network physicians totaled 947,136.
In addition to Froedtert Hospital, the network includes Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, Froedtert West Bend Hospital and Froedtert Community Hospital with locations in New Berlin and Pewaukee. 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. In March 2021, the health network expanded again and now includes Holy Family Memorial, Manitowoc County's largest health care provider.
Froedtert Hospital, the academic medical center of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, has 689 beds and is a leading referral resource for advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital also operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center. The primary adult teaching affiliate of MCW, Froedtert Hospital is a major training facility for more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students annually. It is also a respected research center, participating in some 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, every year. Froedtert Hospital is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus. Campus partners are: Children’s Wisconsin, Curative Care Network, MCW, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division and Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin.
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, 2020)
- Beds: 689
- Patient Admissions: 32,624
- Patient Days of Care: 192,486
- Average Length of Stay (Days): 5.81
- Average Daily Census: 525.92
- Emergency Visits: 66,117
- Trauma Center patients evaluated: 3,901
- Patient transfers from other facilities: 13,155
- Outpatient Visits: 774,412
- Births: 3,267
- Cancer Registry Cases: 5,167
- Cardiology Encounters: 62,733
- Inpatient: 10,298
- Outpatient: 12,213
- Heart: 9
- Lung: 0
- Kidney: 60
- Liver: 29
- Pancreas: 4
- Blood and marrow: 300
- Physicians: 1,690
- Staff: 7,808
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, founded in 1964 by the citizens of Menomonee Falls and surrounding communities and originally named Community Memorial Hospital, is a full-service hospital that specializes in cancer care, heart and vascular care, orthopaedics, women’s health and advanced surgical procedures. Download the Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital fact sheet.
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital by the Numbers (as of June 30, 2020)
- Beds: 202
- Patient Admissions: 9,398
- Patient Days of Care: 37,276
- Average Length of Stay (days): 3.97
- Average Daily Census: 109
- Emergency Visits: 34,243
- Outpatient Visits: 125,544
- Cancer Registry Cases: 665
- Cardiology Encounters: 12,960
- Births: 668
- Inpatient: 3,167
- Outpatient: 3,734
- Mental Health Unit Average Daily Census: 11.8
- Physicians: 903
- Staff: 1,548
Froedtert West Bend Hospital
Froedtert West Bend Hospital, founded in 1930 by local doctors, community leaders and the Sisters of the Divine Savior and originally named St. Joseph's Hospital, is a full-service hospital serving residents of West Bend and Washington County. Froedtert West Bend Hospital, specializing in birthing services, cancer care, emergency care, orthopaedics, surgical services and women’s health, is part of the Froedtert & MCW health network. Download the Froedtert West Bend Hospital fact sheet.
Froedtert West Bend Hospital by the Numbers (as of June 30, 2020)
- Beds: 70
- Patient Admissions: 4,184
- Patient Days of Care: 14,712
- Average Length of Stay (Days): 3.53
- Average Daily Census: 40
- Emergency Visits: 16,978
- Outpatient Visits: 90,263
- Cancer Registry Cases: 597
- Cardiology Encounters: 6,575
- Births: 582
- Radiation Oncology Visits: 5,998
- Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatments: 10,490
- Inpatient: 738
- Outpatient: 1,930
- Physicians: 661
- Staff: 689
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 and more than 140 advanced practice providers, delivering care in more than 45 health centers and clinics in southeastern Wisconsin. In fiscal 2019, combined patient visits to these locations totaled more than 900,000. Download the Froedtert & MCW Community Physicians fact sheet.
Vital Stats (as of June 30, 2020)
- Locations: 35
- Physicians: 262
- Advanced Practice Providers: 172
- Staff: 1,898
- Physician Clinic Visits: 796,138
Holy Family Memorial
Holy Family Memorial, in affiliation with the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, is the recognized leader and largest provider of comprehensive health care services in Manitowoc County. Founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, Holy Family Memorial, rooted in the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, is committed to providing high quality medical care and dedicated to helping individuals in the communities Holy Family Memorial serves achieve healthier lives.
Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital
Formerly known as United Hospital System, the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital (formerly Kenosha Medical Center), Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital (formerly 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 froedtertsouth.com to learn more.
Froedtert South by the Numbers (as of June 30, 2020)
- Hospital Locations: 2
- Beds: 157
- Patient Admissions: 6,601
- Patient Days of Care: 33,006
- Emergency Visits: 49,238
- Outpatient Visits: 265,682
- Births: 739
- Physicians, mid-levels and other providers: More than 300
- Staff: 2,200
Froedtert Health is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based, integrated health care system providing a variety of health-related services, including hospitals and health centers, home care, laboratory, health insurance, employer health services and workplace clinics, and digital health solutions.
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, the Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in MCW's medical school, graduate school and pharmacy School programs in Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Central Wisconsin. A major national research center, MCW is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In FY2017, faculty invested more than $234 million in research, teaching, training and related purposes which will lead to improved patient care and health outcomes. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 2,800 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,650 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 540,000 patients annually.
No 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.