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Dr. Bredthauer has nearly 40 years experience in orthopedics and specializes in adult reconstructive surgery, particularly hip and knee replacement.

Hometown: Wood River, NE


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Knee Arthritis, Hip Fractures, Hip Arthritis, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dislocation, and less common conditions


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Specialized Services: Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement, Same Day Joint Replacement, Opioid-Sparing Joint Replacement

Ages treated: 45+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Team Members

Brian Fontana

Brian and Dr. Bredthauer work alongside each other in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive care. With more than 20 years of orthopedic experience, Brian often sees Dr. Bredthauer's patients and they collaborate on their progress.


39 Years in Practice




  • Creighton/University of Nebraska Health Foundation | Orthopedic Residency, 1990
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center  | MD, 1985
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln | BA, 1981 (Chemistry)

Memberships & Awards

  • Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Patient Reviews

4.9 out of 5 (964 Ratings, 346 Comments)

4 stars
Mar 14, 2024
Wish an office was closer to me
5 stars
Mar 14, 2024
Day of appointment wait time was minimal
5 stars
Mar 14, 2024
Great as always. I recommend your office, hospital and doctors to everyone I know. Get the answers I need and everything is always explained in detail. When I have had surgeries the outcome has always been excellent!
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