Jesse Bauwens, MD

Areas Of Specialization

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

Primary Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

Complex Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Revision Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

Periprosthetic Joint Infections

Periprosthetic Fractures

Fracture Management

Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement

Patella-Femoral Replacement


Dr. Jesse E. Bauwens

Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon

(5/5) Patient Experience Rating
56 Total Reviews

Dr. Jesse Bauwens is a Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and hip replacement surgeries.” He completed his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to fellowship at the University of Louisville where he trained on the most innovative and up to date joint replacement technology.” As a fellowship-trained surgeon,

Dr. Bauwens provides a highly-trained, highly-skilled focus on providing his patients with the latest technology options, especially as it relates to robotic assisted total joint replacement surgery. His focus on patient care is guided by offering highly specialized care to meet the unique and individual needs of each patient.


B.S. Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI
2004 – 2008

Medical Degree
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
May 2012

Medical College of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

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University of Wisconsin Dean’s List – 2004 – 2008

Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award – “Embryonic Signal Directed Differentiation of Ep-CAM+ Mouse Endoderm Progenitor Cells.” Mentor: Jon Odorico, M.D., • University of Wisconsin – 2006

MCW Department of Orthopaedics Intramural Grant – “Outcomes Analysis After Treatment of Calcaneal Fractures with Minimum 12 Month Follow-up” Mentor: Richard Marks, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin – 2008

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) – 2011

Walter P. Blount Award in Orthopaedic Surgery – Awarded to senior student who has demonstrated unusual interest and talent in comprehending musculoskeletal disease and injury during the senior orthopaedic rotation. – 2012

Excellence in Orthopaedic Care For outstanding service by an Orthopaedic Surgery Resident as recognized by peers, staff, patients,students, or faculty. – 2014

Hospital Affiliations

St. Joseph’s Hospital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Orthopedic Hospital Of Wisconsin
Glendale, WI

Elmbrook Memorial Hospital
Brookfield, Wisconsin

Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
Milwaukee, WI|Mequon, WI

Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
Milwaukee, WI|Milwaukee, WI

Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
Franklin, WI

Administrative Appointments

President Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group
Medical College of Wisconsin,
Milwaukee, WI

Class representative to the Resident Advisory Committee
Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Orthopedics,
Milwaukee , WI
2014 & 2017

Resident Representative to Inpatient Experience Committee
Froedtert Hospital,
Milwaukee, WI


Wisconsin (#61173-20)
ABOS Board Certified – 12/2020

Educational Courses

AOTrauma – Basic Principles of Fracture Management
San Francisco, CA

AOTrauma – Advanced Principles of Fracture Management
New Orleans, LA

AANA – Masters Experience Arthroscopy Course
Rosemont, IL

MAKO Total Knee Certification
Louisville, KY

Team Coverage

Medical Tent Volunteer at the Rock ‘n Sole Half Marathon
Milwaukee, WI

Team Physician for Milwaukee Public School
Milwaukee, WI

Publications and Papers

Zhongmin, T., Green,A., Usa, K., Matus, I., Bauwens, J., Pietrusz, J., Cowley, A., and Liang, M.
“Renal Regional Proteomes in Young Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats,” Hypertension, 2008; 51:899- 904.

Sachdeva, S., Baker, J., Bauwens, J., Smith, L., Sodhi, N., Mont, M., and Malkani, A. “Can Revision TKA Patients Achieve Similar Clinical Functional Improvement Compared to Primaries?” Journal of Knee Surgery, 2020, 33(12):1219-1224.

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

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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

MOSH Performance Center Location
7095 S. Ballpark Drive, Suite 100
Franklin, WI 53132
Phone: 414-817-6620