Education & Training
Medical Degree — Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, IL
Residency — Orthopedic Surgery at Midwestern University – Franciscan Health in Olympia Fields, IL
Fellowship — Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in New York City, NY; Denver, CO; Vail, CO
The region’s most advanced orthopedic care is right here. You deserve great care without having to drive out of state, or out of your way. Dr. Strassman is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon offering the region’s premiere bone, joint, and sports medicine care alongside the other expert surgeons at the Orthopedic Institute.
The Orthopedic Institute is a true champion in orthopedic surgery. And it’s all in easy reach:
The very latest techniques in surgery
Custom knee and robotic replacements
Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries
Sports medicine care
A complete and ultra-modern rehab therapy department
Athletic training services for area schools
The EDGE, science driven programs to optimize sports performance
Originally from Middleton, WI, Dr. Strassman brings his patients fellowship trained experience, and expertise. He brings specialized orthopedic care for both members of the community and elite athletes. Through his fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine, Dr. Strassman gained a wealth of knowledge in managing knee, shoulder, hip, and elbow injuries making him an exceptional orthopedic specialist. A member of several professional orthopedic organizations, Dr. Strassman also stands out as an honorary leader, presenter, and volunteer. He represents Southwest Health as the official team physician for the University of Wisconsin – Platteville athletics.
Special Interest: ACL tears, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder dislocations, meniscus injuries, knee replacements, shoulder replacements
Personal Interest: In his free time, Dr. Strassman enjoys spending time with his wife, Nicole, and daughter. He enjoys golfing, playing hockey, and attending various sporting events. He can frequently be found on the sidelines for University of Wisconsin – Platteville football games!
Common injuries/problems I treat:
Knee injuries, ACL tears, ACL reconstruction, ACL repair, MCL tears, LCL tears, PCL tears, meniscus tears, meniscus repair, quadriceps tendon tears, patella tendon tears, knee arthritis, , knee cartilage injuries, patella instability, total knee replacements, partial knee replacements, knee arthroscopy, knee injections, shoulder injuries, rotator cuff tears, biceps tendon injuries, shoulder labral tears, shoulder dislocations, shoulder instability, AC joint injury, shoulder impingement, frozen shoulder, shoulder arthritis, shoulder injections, anatomic shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, shoulder fractures, clavicle fractures, elbow injuries, ulnar collateral ligament surgery (Tommy John surgery), triceps injuries, tennis elbow, hip fractures, ankle fracture, arm fractures, tibia fractures, femur fractures, biologics, baseball injuries, soccer injuries, football injuries, hockey injuries, lacrosse injuries, running injuries, fitness injuries