Janet Sue Rader, MD, FACOG

Chair, Professor
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Accepting New Patients
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital 414-805-0505
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Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital 262-251-1000


Dr. Janet S. Rader became the Jack A. & Elaine D. Klieger Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in September 2009. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Missouri. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center. She did a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.

Named in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Doctors List, Dr. Rader is ranked in the top 1% of Gynecologic Oncologists nationwide. Dr. Rader’s practice involves chemotherapy and surgery (including laparoscopic/robotic procedures). She specializes in cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancers, gestational trophoblastic disease, pelvic masses, cancer screening and prevention.

In addition to leading the department, Dr. Rader provides leadership in development of a Women’s Health Research Program and while continuing her own research program in gynecologic cancers.

She has received National Institutes of Health (NIH) and American Cancer Society (ACS) funding for her research. Her research focuses on developing new therapies for gynecologic cancer through clinical trials and analysis of molecular changes in gynecologic malignancies.

Dr. Rader over 190 peer reviewed publications and 26 book chapters/editorials/reviews.


Treatment & Services

Chemotherapy for Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Second Opinions
Virtual Visit

Diseases & Conditions

Cervical Cancer
Endometrial Cancer
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Ovarian Cancer
Pelvic Masses
Vulvar and Vaginal Cancers

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital


8800 West Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Cancer Center - Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

University of Missouri, St. Louis - Doctor of Medicine - (1983)

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center - Chicago - IL - Internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology - (1983-1984)

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center - Chicago - IL - Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology - (1984-1987)

Johns Hopkins University Hospital - Baltimore - MD - Fellowship in Gynecology Oncology - (1995-1998)

Board Certifications

Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Patient Reviews

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Dr Rader is an excellent Doctor
We were very very pleased with the whole process. They took away our anxiety totally. Everyone was professional, informative, patient & supportive.
NP (I forgot her name ) and Dr RadarWere very thorough and caring
Dr. Rafter called me the next day about my blood pressure being a bit high and I appreciated the call.
Wonderful, caring people - MD's, nurses, aides and clerks
No, everything was good.
I absolutely love my medical team!
I was so at ease, everyone was so nice, very knowledgeable, professional but personal at the same time. I always recommend Froedtert and their care teams. I think you guys are AMAZING!
I know I can depend on them for whatever I need or am concerned about.
Dr. Rader is excellent in every aspect. I drive from Oconto to Milwaukee to be under her care because she is the best!
The NP was very attentative when discussing my neuropathy. Gave me options to choose. She is very pleasant to talk to and makes me feel at ease during the exam. Thumbs up.
Dr Rader was fantastic in answering my questions and explaining my care and concerns. She went beyond standard to customize for me.
Everyone I have had contact with are awesome people. I couldn't be happier with Dr. Rader and the staff.
The entire experience was amazing. Dr Rader was fabulous.
I really like the lady who assisted me. I'm sorry I can't remember her name but she was had stepped in for doctor rader and then I got to see doctor rader. I really like these doctors
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