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Dr. Bredthauer has nearly 40 years experience in orthopedics and specializes in adult reconstructive surgery, particularly hip and knee replacement. He is a native Nebraskan who grew up in the same town as Husker legend and current head football coach Scott Frost (Wood River).

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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Ages treated: 9+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

37 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 Orthopedic Surgeons

Patient Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (2,912 Ratings, 683 Comments)

5 stars
Aug 16, 2022
Would not want to go anywhere else for my Ortho needs. I was impressed 12 years ago for a hip replacement and was equally impressed during this visit for replacement of my other hip. Dr. Bredthauer is a fantastic ortho doctor.
5 stars
Aug 9, 2022
They were really terrific. They did everything great. I thought everybody treated me real well, thank you.
5 stars
Jul 31, 2022
Highly recommend the experience
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