Steven J. Weisman, MD

Steven J. Weisman, MD

Jane B. Pettit Chair in Pain Management

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  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Pediatric Pain Management

Board Certification

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Diseases & Conditions

  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sickle Cell Pain

Treatments & Services

  • Acute and Chronic Pediatric Pain Management
  • Neuropathic Pain Management


Dr. Weisman currently holds the Jane B. Pettit Chair in Pain Management at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, where he is the Medical Director of the Jane B. Pettit Pain Management Center and the Palliative Care Program. In addition, he is Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Weisman formerly established and directed pain management programs for children at both the University of Connecticut Health Center and Yale University School of Medicine. He has completed residency and fellowship training in Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Anesthesiology. His clinical and research interests focus on the management of painful procedures and postoperative pain in children, especially those with cancer. The Jane B. Pettit Pain Management Center has recently introduced programs in acupuncture and mindfulness meditation for children. In addition, the Center has spearheaded a new institutional comprehensive pain management program known as the Comfort Zone™.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University - New York, NY (1978)
  • Residency in Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - PA (1978-1981)
  • Fellowship in Fellowship - Riley Hospital for Children - Indianapolis, IN (1981-1984)
  • Residency in Anesthesiology - University of Connecticut Health Center, John Dempsey Hospital - Farmington (1992-1994)

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