Dave R Lal, MD,MPH

Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
414-266-6561 (office)
(877) 607-5280 (appointment)
414-266-6420 (clinic)
4855 S Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI 53151


Best Doctors 2013Dr. 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.

Pediatric Surgery, Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Surgery
  • Burns
  • Congenital Anomalies and Neonatal Surgery
  • Fetal Intervention and Prenatal Consultation
  • Oncology
  • Trauma

Education & Awards

  • 1998, Creighton University (Omaha, NE), MD
  • 2012, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MPH
  • 2003, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • 2007, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 2004, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr (NY)
  • 2005, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Best Doctors in America 2011, 2012 and 2013

Research & Publications

  • Nogo-B and Nogo BR receptor expression in Pediatric tumors
  • Disparities in Pediatric Trauma Care
Recently selected publications:
  • Labial hair tourniquet: unusual complication of an unrepaired genital laceration.
  • Recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula.
  • Health disparities analysis of critically ill pediatric trauma patients in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Needle core vs open biopsy for diagnosis of intermediate- and high-risk neuroblastoma in children.
  • Case report: giant cardiac malignancy in a nine-year-old female.
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