University of Wisconsin–Madison

Matthew Halanski, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Matthew Halanski, MD


Dr. Halanski earned his medical degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., in 2001. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed his pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at Starship Children’s Health in Auckland, New Zealand. Dr. Halanski’s interests include clinical medicine and orthopedic research. He enjoys treating all areas of pediatric orthopedics, with special interests including spinal and lower-extremity deformities. His recent research interests have focused on limiting patient morbidity by studying alternatives to invasive procedures, minimizing operative time and blood loss in spinal deformity surgery and limiting radiation exposure in children with hip dysplasia. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS).

Professional Certifications and Education

  • Board Certification – Orthopedic Surgery
  • MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Department Affiliation