Sheila J Hanson, MD, MS

Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office locations

8915 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53226


Dr. Hanson is a board certified pediatric intensivist who works solely in the pediatric ICU caring for children with a variety of complex medical issues. 

Dr. Hanson is interested in research to minimize the risk of developing blood clots (thrombosis) in children. She enjoys working with fellows, residents and medical students to help them learn how to optimally care for the child and family. Dr. Hanson is a strong advocate for patients and families, and believes frequent open communication is the key to provide the best and most informed care possible. bestdoctors2015badge

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics - General
Areas of interest
  • Critical care
  • Traumatic injury
  • Neuro-critical care
  • Solid organ transplants
  • Blood utilization

Education and awards

  • 1999, Medical College of Wisconsin, MD
  • 2002, Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatrics
  • 2005, Medical College of Wisconsin - Critical Care
  • 2005: American Academy of Pediatrics Best Abstract in Critical Care Award
  • 2007-present: Included in “Best Doctor’s in America”
  • 2008: Outstanding Teaching Award: This annual award recognizes the member of full-time Pediatric faculty selected by the current pediatric house staff for outstanding dedication and commitment to the teaching of pediatric residents.
  • 2009: Red Ribbon Award, International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, top 1/3 poster presentation.
  • 2011: MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher awarded by Curriculum and Evaluation Committee for teaching excellence providing “value-added” student learning to a required medical student course.
  • 2013: Top Doctors- Milwaukee

Research and publications