Dave R Lal, MD,MPH

Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office locations

8915 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-6550
(877) 607-5280 (appointment)
4855 S Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI 53151
3195 Hillside Dr
Delafield, WI 53018



Dr. Lal is a pediatric surgeon and considers it a privilege to care for you or your loved one. As a parent, he understands how stressful and scary it can be to have a sick child. Dr. Lal’s job as a pediatric surgeon is to diagnose, treat and return your child back to health. He pledges to take the time to explain the disease process, treatment options and answer any questions you and your child may have. Dr. Lal will care for your child with compassion, respect and empathy.

Dr. Lal has done advanced training in minimally invasive surgery and pediatric cancer surgery, and is committed to caring for every aspect of your child’s surgical needs. His team of pediatric surgical providers utilizes state of the art technology and evidenced based medicine to provide the highest level of care in the country. 

Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Areas of interest
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Undescended testes
  • Hirschprungs disease
  • Chron's disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux and reflux disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Colorectal pediatric surgery
  • Minimally invasive pediatric surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Prenatal consults
  • Trauma
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Chest abnormalities (nuss/ravitch)
  • Complex laparoscopic and thorascopic surgeries
  • Anal rectal malformations
  • Surgery

Education and awards

  • 1998, Creighton University (Omaha, NE), MD
  • 2012, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MPH
  • 2003, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Surgery
  • 2007, Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatric General Surgery
  • 2004, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Surgical Oncology
  • 2005, University of Washington School of Medicine - Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Best Doctors in America

Research and publications