Jake Bauwens, MD2021-10-07T14:24:42+00:00

Biography

Dr. Jake D. Bauwens

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Dr. Jake Bauwens is an orthopaedic physician, specializing in sports medicine and sports-related injuries.  Dr. Bauwens attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison to complete his Bachelors of Sciences in Biochemistry degree, and Rush University Medical College to complete his medical degree.  Dr. Bauwens completed both his internship and residency programs in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Dr. Bauwens expanded his medical knowledge and expertise by completing an additional clinical fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of South Florida and Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Bauwens provides highly-trained, highly-skilled sports medicine services with a focus on patient care outcomes, and supported by the latest innovative and minimally invasive surgical procedures, to meet the unique and individual needs of each patient.

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Areas Of Specialization

  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Chronic Tendon Pain Treatments
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
  • Knee Arthritis Surgery
  • Knee Cartilage Restoration
  • Knee Joint Replacement
  • Labral Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Repair
  • Multiligamentous Knee Injury Repairs (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL)
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthritis Surgery
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Superior Capsular Reconstruction of the Shoulder

Patient Testimonials

Erika Moctezuma

October 11th, 2021|

Dr. Jake Bauwens was great and I highly recommend him to future patients and

Abby P.

October 4th, 2021|

Dr. Jake Bauwens listened to all my concerns and was thorough with the exam.

Education

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
University of South Florida and Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Orthopaedic Surgery Internship
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Medical Degree
Rush University Medical College
Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Sciences, Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, WI

Membership in Professional
Affiliations

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Excellence In Orthopaedic Patient Care, Schwab Skeleton
Medical College of Wisconsin – Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2019

Excellence In Orthopaedic Patient Care
Medical College of Wisconsin – Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2016

Rush Medical College Dean’s Fellowship
Rush University Medical College – 2012

Graduation with Distinction
University of Wisconsin -Madison – 2009

Alpha Epsilon Delta
University of Wisconsin – Madison – 2007

National Society of Collegiate Scholars
University of Wisconsin – Madison – 2007

National Honor Society – 2005

Invited Lectures/Presentations:

  • 2021, Bauwens J.D., Distal biceps rupture: Acute primary repair vs Chronic reconstruction with semitendinosis allograft, University of South Florida Orthopaedic Research Day, Tampa, FL
  • 2020, Bauwens J.D., Learning curve associated with anterior total hip arthroplasty, Medical College of Wisconsin Annual Gould Lectureship, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2020, Bauwens J.D., The young osteoarthritic knee: High tibial osteotomy versus Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty and Total knee arthroplasty for isolated medial compartment OA, Medical College of Wisconsin Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2019, Bauwens J.D., Acute achilles tendon rupture: Evaluation and management, Medical College of Wisconsin Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2019, Bauwens J.D., Orthopaedic cadaveric anatomy session for common sports medicine related injuries, 31stAnnual MCW Sports Medicine Symposium, Milwaukee, WI

Research:

  • 2020-2021, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Faculty Mentor: Mark Mighell, M.D.
    “Distal biceps rupture: Acute primary repair vs. Chronic reconstruction with semitendinosus allograft.” (Submitted for publication)
  • 2017-2020, Medical College of Wisconsin, Faculty Mentor: Joseph Schwab, M.D.
    “Study of learning curve associated with anterior total hip arthroplasty in single surgeon database.” (Post data analysis)
  • 2016-present, Medical College of Wisconsin, Faculty Mentor: Gregory Schmeling, M.D.
    “Gait analysis in intramedullary tibial nail placement for isolated tibial shaft fractures.”
  • 2013-2014, Rush University Medical Center, Faculty Mentor: Brett Levine, M.D.
    “Study of lower extremity alignment in patients with osteoarthritis with previous total knee arthroplasty.”
  • 2012, Rush University Medical Center, Faculty Mentor: Vincent Wang, Ph.D.
    “Study of in vivo (murine) tendinopathy model with TGF-beta1 injections into achilles tendon for mechanical testing, histology and qPCR assessments.”
  • 2007-2011, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Faculty Mentor: Kurt Saupe Ph.D (decd.)
    “Research focusing on localizing AMPK activity in white adipose tissue in obese murine models, as well as defining physiologic response to thermogenic challenges in AMPK -/- mice.  Assisted with various cardiovascular stem cell projects.”

Licensure

State of Wisconsin Medicine and Surgery License, 7/22/16 (Active)
State of Florida Medicine and Surgery License, 3/10/2020 (Active)

 

Contact and Locations:

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Mayfair Location
2500 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 500
Wauwatosa,WI 53226
Phone: 414-257-2525
Fax: 414-257-1772

Directions
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Glendale Location
525 W. River Woods Parkway, Suite 130
Glendale (Milwaukee),WI 53212
Phone: 414-961-0304
Fax: 414-961-2061

Directions

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