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Patrick C. Hettinger, MD

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Cosmetic and Plastic Services, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
4.9 (193)
Assistant Professor
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Plastic Surgery Center - Tosa Health Center 414-955-1000
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I feel that the ability to listen is one of the most important characteristics that a physician should have. Only after listening to your patients’ needs, cares, and concerns, can an appropriate treatment plan be created.

I feel that the ability to listen is one of the most important characteristics that a physician should have. Only after listening to your patients’ needs, cares, and concerns, can an appropriate…
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Diseases & Conditions

Adult Brachial Plexus
Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Congenital Hand Disorders
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Facial Paralysis
Facial Wrinkles
Hand Trauma
Wrist Pain

Treatment & Services

Adult and Pediatric Hand Surgery
Breast Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery
Facelift Surgery
Facial Reanimation
Facial Reconstruction
Fracture Care
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Froedtert Hospital


Hand Center Clinic - Tosa Health Center
1155 North Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
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Town Hall Health Center
W180 N8000 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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Orthopaedic, Sports and Spine Center
N91 W15750 Falls Parkway
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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Plastic Surgery Center - Tosa Health Center
1155 N. Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
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Education & Training

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Doctor of Medicine - (2006)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Residency in Integrated Plastic Surgery - (2006-2012)

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery - (2012-2013)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery - (2013-2014)

Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery

Patient Reviews

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4.9 out of 5. 193 ratings, 34 reviews
Feb. 6, 2021
Dr. Hettinger was very patient with my questions and explained what I needed to do following the visit.
Feb. 5, 2021
professional care
Feb. 4, 2021
Dr. Hettinger..SIMPLY THE BEST! 10+ The surgery he did and after-care..etc. My finger looks sooo much better than I had hoped. Plus I was so grateful that he accomodated my situation with all of it. My husband has alzheimers it's difficult for me as his caretaker to make appts. for myself..and I'm not comfortable leaving him alone for long periods of time. Dr. Hettinger totally understood..and made every effort to assist me. I sooo appreciated his understanding. I can't say enough about him. In one word..ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!! Oops, that's 2 words..He's simply the BEST.
Jan. 28, 2021
took the time to talk to me about my condition and how it should heal in the future
Jan. 20, 2021
provider knew what they were doing
Jan. 18, 2021
I had unexpected issues that were respected and accommodated.
Dec. 20, 2020
answered my questions
Dec. 2, 2020
GREAT provider. He was a really excellent communicator. He was able to communicate effectively with me as a physician and surgeon and also with my husband (in IT) and at the same time! Just phenomenal.
Nov. 7, 2020
genuinely caring and kind, excellent surgeon, very happy with the results
Oct. 27, 2020
Dr. Hettinger has a wonderful manner, caring for my son. he is an excellent doctor/surgeon
Oct. 26, 2020
Dr. Hettinger was spot on with every aspect of my visit.
Oct. 22, 2020
First of all.. he made me feel very comfortable in seeing him..I'll admit I was rather nervous. He explained the entire process VERY WELL.. The best part..he was so very husband has Alzheimers and I am his only caretaker.. Dr. Hettinger went out-of-his-way to make the time for the surgery that would work best for me. I truly appreciated his willingness and his kindness. I was SO impressed... Surely I would recommend him to everyone.
Oct. 20, 2020
Very responsive, knowledgeable and caring.
Oct. 17, 2020
I can honestly say that Dr. Hettinger is the best doctor that I've ever had! His level of care and compassion are top notch and I wish all doctors were as wonderful as he is! His staff is amazing too!
Oct. 9, 2020
I like the caring professional attention.
Oct. 6, 2020
He has been taking care of me in a excellent manner. Very caring. Great Doctor.
Oct. 6, 2020
He is very caring and honest. He allows me to make decisions about my care after explaining treatment modalities. He is excellent overall.
Sept. 22, 2020
understanding my problem and giving the right advice
Sept. 5, 2020
he is so kind and gentle. Has hands from God
Aug. 17, 2020
he did a great job with my surgery!
Aug. 7, 2020
Dr Hettinger is an extremely caring and compassionate person. Thankful he was the one on call in the er the day I had my accident
Aug. 1, 2020
Dr. Hettinger and the staff went out of their way to make sure my son understood every step of his surgery and recovery. They went out of their way to put him at ease during an extremely stressful experience and I couldn't be more grateful.
July 31, 2020
Dr. Hettinger is very personable, compassionate, and approachable.
July 13, 2020
very impressed!!
July 6, 2020
The best bedside manner and efficiency I have experienced. Dr. Hettinger's care and knowledge are second to none. I highly recommend Dr. Hettinger to anyone who inquires to my hand surgery.
July 2, 2020
The doctor saw me imediately.
June 20, 2020
Always respectful and very professional
June 17, 2020
Dr. Hettinger and his team have provided exceptional care. I know I am in great hands anytime the need arises. He always listens to my concerns, and then takes the time necessary to ensure I understand the medical condition. Thank you, as always!
June 14, 2020
Dr Hettinger took excellent care of my fractured wrist. Highly professional,knowledgable and friendly. I couldn't be more pleased with my care.
June 4, 2020
Dr. Hettinger & his always provide the best care. Always very polite & courteous. It's a pleasure working with them.
May 21, 2020
as always, the staff and physician, Dr Hettinger, are 100% professional...personable and achieve excellent results.
May 21, 2020
Finally able to schedule day surgery for final breast reconstruction following my mastectomy. Very pleased with that information.
May 21, 2020
Physician was very cordial, explained things in a manner which I could understand, offered me options - I am very pleased with his professionalism and the respect with which I was treated.
May 20, 2020
tge doctor was truly listening and informed me of a lot of thimgs concerning my surgery that I didn't hear before! thank you dr. Hettinger!
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