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Jennifer M. Connelly, MD

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Neurology, Neuro-Oncology
4.9 (116)
Associate Professor
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My focus on every patient is not only on managing treatment of the tumor and prolonging life but also in maintaining quality of life with the tools we have available.

My focus on every patient is not only on managing treatment of the tumor and prolonging life but also in maintaining quality of life with the tools we have available.


Dr. Jennifer Connelly’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of brain and spine tumors. More specifically, she is focused on tumors that begin or have spread (metastasized) to the brain or spine. In addition, her clinical interests include evaluating and treating neurologic complications of cancer and cancer therapies (including paraneoplastic syndromes seizures, and neuropathies). Her research interests include molecular pathology as well as development of advanced MRI imaging techniques for diagnosing and treating brain and spinal cord tumors. Her holistic patient-centered care focuses on improving quality of life outcomes for brain and spine tumor patients. A native of the Milwaukee area, Dr. Connelly has received all of her training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Connelly is board certified in Internal Medicine, Neurology and Neuro-Oncology.


Diseases & Conditions

Brain Metastasis
Brain Tumors
Metastases to the Nervous System
Neurocutaneous Syndromes
Neurofibromatosis (NF)
Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapies
Neurologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Neuromuscular Disease
Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors

Treatment & Services

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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital


Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
8800 West Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
W180 N8085 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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Education & Training

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Doctor of Medicine - (2003)

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee - Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology - (2008-2009)

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee - Residency in Internal Medicine and Neurology - (2003-2008)

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Patient Reviews

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4.9 out of 5. 116 ratings, 24 reviews
Jan. 29, 2021
I met with the Nurse Practitioner and the Physician subsequently. Both were extremely competent, knowledgeable, professional, and friendly.
Jan. 23, 2021
This was my first visit with her and she was wonderful. She even scheduled me in before regular hours.
Dec. 22, 2020
good listener
Oct. 24, 2020
Oct. 22, 2020
Dr Connelly is amazing with the care, respect, listens, and goes out of her way to help understand the treatment and concerns I have.
Oct. 22, 2020
She spends all the time you need with her and she listens.
Oct. 17, 2020
no, Dr Connelly has always been informative and straightforward. she is respectful and takes time to answer all of our questions. we are very happy with the services that we have received.
Aug. 27, 2020
she was very through and answered all my questions as well as my husband's questions. He attended the appointment via phone.
Aug. 19, 2020
Dr Connelly is always very thorough. She respects her patients and their families.
Aug. 18, 2020
She allowed my husband in the room because it was my initial visit.
Aug. 18, 2020
I had a Brain MRI done @ a different hospital - Dr Connelly reviewed MRI -and gave me the information that answered all my questions. She also suggested that I could try Fish Oil to lower my cholesterol. I am thankful for the info.
Aug. 18, 2020
Very professional and down to earth! Thank you!
Aug. 12, 2020
Dr. Connelly has always been a wonderful person and a terrific physician, but more importantly she conveys the feeling that you are safe with her treating you.
Aug. 7, 2020
Dr. Connelly has always been kind and understanding. In fact I have already had the best visits at the hospital!
July 31, 2020
After a 10 year medical relationship, I always feel like I'm visiting a friend who cares about more than just my health.
July 28, 2020
Dr. Connelly has always provided the very best implementation/explanation of a help to "a problem"...which is greatly appreciated.
July 18, 2020
Dr. Connelly always goes over and above, shows me my MRI scans, and is friendly & thorough. Very pleased!!
July 14, 2020
dr Connelly listened to me and I felt comfortable & cared for during our appt. it was good to meet her
July 10, 2020
She listened to what my wife and I had to say and answered all our questions.
July 7, 2020
Dr Connelly and her staff have always been friendly and no question was to small. I'm very happy with the services I receive from freadtert.
June 26, 2020
Doctor J. Connelly is a wonderful provider!!! Her knowledge as neurologist-oncologist is just amazing!!! I love Doctor J. Connelly for HER work with me. Thank You Doctor for everything and I will never forget YOU!
May 20, 2020
Dr. Conelly as far as I'm concern I'm so happy I have her for my oncologists. shes very knowledgeable on my cancer I would recommend her to anyone in need. she listens and works around my needs
May 15, 2020
Everone was very helpful and pleasant. Dr. Connelly gave us as much time as we needed. Thank you all staff.
March 26, 2020
Dr Connelly, makes my family feel like we are family. With the circumstances with COVID-19. I was grateful to see the protocols in place for trying to keep everyone safe during theses difficult times. God bless all of you doctors, nurses, receptionist for taking care of us. You are all in our prayers for your safety.
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