Thomas J. Perlewitz, MD | Spine Surgeon | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

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Dr. Thomas Perlewitz

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Thomas J. Perlewitz MD

  • Spine

"My ultimate goal is improved quality of life for each patient through both operative and non-operative measures."

Top Doctor


Dr. Perlewitz utilizes the training he obtained during his fellowship with Harvard University to provide cutting edge care in spinal surgery. He strives to improve the quality of life for his patients and understands success can be accomplished using both surgical and non-surgical means. Dr. Perlewitz is a very family focused man and gives the same level of care to each of his patients as if you were a member of his own family.

In addition, Milwaukee Magazine and peer physicians recognized Dr. Perlewitz as a Top Doctor in Southeast Wisconsin in 2018, 2016 and 2015. 

Meet Dr. Perlewitz

Dr. Perlewitz is dedicated to restoring your body’s function and your quality of life by providing an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment options. Although he’s a surgeon, his practice philosophy is grounded in the fact that surgery is always the last treatment option. Watch this video to learn more about Dr. Perlewitz.

Additional Information

  • Selected as Chief Resident in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Clinical Interests

  • Back
  • Neck
  • Spine


  • English


Medical School

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Harvard University, Beth Israel Hospital – Spinal Surgery - Boston, Massachusetts

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospitals - Elmbrook Campus
  • Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital


  • Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin
    9969 S. 27th Street
    Suite 1100
    Franklin, WI 53132
    Phone: 414-384-6700
  • Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin
    3077 N. Mayfair Road
    Suite 100
    Wauwatosa, WI 53222
    Phone: 414-384-6700

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