Brian Zafonte, MD - Orthopedics & Hand Surgery - Ascension Wisconsin

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Patient Rating
4.5 / 5 (Based on 50 Reviews)

Brian Zafonte, MD, PhD

Specialties: Hand and Wrist Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
“I take my responsibility as the guardian of your musculoskeletal care very seriously. Whether you need a cast, an injection, or surgery, you and I will work together to identify the diagnosis, formulate a treatment plan based on current evidence and best practices, and work toward achieving full resolution of pain and a complete recovery.”
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Clinical Interests

  • Vitamin D and Bone Health
  • Injections - shoulder, hip and knee
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Complex Hand and Wrist Fractures


  • English


  • All Saints


  • Medical School
    2008 Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York
  • Residency
    2013 Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York
  • Fellowship
    2014 University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Practice Restrictions

Dr Brian Zafonte sees children as well as adults.

Additional Practice Notes

Dr. Zafonte is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who also has a PhD in stem cell research. He is the Director of Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgery at All Saints in Racine and is fellowship-trained in orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgery. His practice mainly focuses on treating trauma and musculoskeletal problems of the upper extremity from the fingertip to the shoulder, but he also practices general orthopedic surgery. In addition, he has an interest in arthritis and performs both anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacements.