Thomas J. Perlewitz
Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Thomas J. Perlewitz

Specialties:
  • Spine & Neck

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

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Bio

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

Languages

English

Education

  • Medical School

    Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Residency

    Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Fellowship

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

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Blog Posts

  • Easing the Pain of Spring Cleaning

    You don’t have to live through many winters in Wisconsin to know they are long! Despite living most of my life here, I never seem to get used…
  • Slip Sliding Away: Spondylolisthesis

    If you’re feeling pain and instability in your spinal column, you may have spondylolisthesis – the forward or backward slippage of a vertebra onto the one below it.…