Patrick C. Hettinger, MD

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Cosmetic and Plastic Services, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
4.9 (165)
Assistant Professor
Accepting New Patients
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Orthopaedic, Sports and Spine Center (262) 532-1100
Plastic Surgery Center - Tosa Health Center (414) 955-1000

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.



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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Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Froedtert Hospital


Hand Center Clinic - Tosa Health Center
1155 North Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 955-4263
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Town Hall Health Center
W180 N8000 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(262) 255-2500
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Orthopaedic, Sports and Spine Center
N91 W15750 Falls Parkway
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(262) 532-1100
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Plastic Surgery Center - Tosa Health Center
1155 N. Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 955-1000
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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. 165 ratings, 35 reviews
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!
April 1, 2020
Dr. Hettinger treated my son with great respect and kindness. Could not have asked for a better experience.
March 20, 2020
Dr. is always great
March 7, 2020
Easy to talk to-willing to answer any of my questions and or address my concerns.
March 5, 2020
Very kind, did not seemed rushed. Explained options for treatment of my thumb pain.
March 4, 2020
Dr Hettinger was great will definitely recommend him to others.
Feb. 29, 2020
Dr. Hettinger chose to repair my fingers where previous Dr. wanted to amputate them.
Feb. 25, 2020
I felt the doctor took time, asked questions, and listened carefully. As a result I felt confident he made a correct diagnosis.
Feb. 22, 2020
Dr. Hettinger is an excellent provider. I have recommended his services to many.
Feb. 20, 2020
dr Hettinger and his staff were professional, knowledgeable and very welcoming during my recent appointment. he inspires confidence.
Jan. 22, 2020
dr. Hettinger has been like a best friend to me since day one in the hospital. he always takes the time to thoroughly explain whatever it may be and never in a hurry
Jan. 13, 2020
From preoperative care to hospital surgery and care to postoperative care, all were very pleasing to me. Dr. Hettinger has a great staff, and I couldn't ask for a better doctor for the situation.
Jan. 10, 2020
Dr. Hettinger is, imho, an exceptional surgeon, doctor, person. He is at least if not more caring about his patients than any other medical professional I have encountered in my 81 years.
Jan. 6, 2020
caring, through and friendly
Dec. 23, 2019
Nov. 26, 2019
Dr Hettinger's Team is a great team from top to bottom.Along with true Compassion from all staff always.
Nov. 21, 2019
he's very caring and understanding
Nov. 20, 2019
staff was excellent. MA was very professional, my only suggestion is she dress more professionally.
Nov. 14, 2019
I always receive excellent care from Dr. Hettinger and his staff. Dr. Hettinger always explains things thoroughly and answers any questions I have.
Nov. 12, 2019
there was a question about a visit with another doctor last year. He went to the computer and looked it up.
Nov. 10, 2019
Dr. Hettinger is very caring, explains exactly what he finds and why he recommends the treatment if any. Listens to me and never makes me feel rushed.
Oct. 24, 2019
Explained everything and expressed concern and interest regarding my condition. Excellent doctor!
Oct. 24, 2019
everyone was so professional and personable. I was so comfortable in a very stressful situation.
Oct. 21, 2019
Dr. Hettenger and his PA are awesome, understanding and polite. I would definitely recommend them both.
Oct. 8, 2019
Dr Hettinger did a great job in all aspects of providing me with first class care. His assistant also did a great job.
Aug. 30, 2019
Dr.Hettinger,his Entire staff,work very hard to make sure Everything is right,with Compassion, Knowledge,very Professional and just Pleasant to talk too.
Aug. 11, 2019
Dr Hettinger is great. He made me feel very comfortable and was easy to talk to about my upcoming surgery.
Aug. 8, 2019
seems thorough and concerned about me from the evaluation, surgery and the recovery process