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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: 9+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

38 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 (935 Ratings, 351 Comments)

5 stars
Aug 19, 2023
The only reason I was unhappy with the anesthesia is because it made me sick.
3 stars
Aug 17, 2023
Never got scripts at Walgreens. At. Nebr City. Walgreens
5 stars
Aug 17, 2023
Dr. Bredthauer is a wonderful doctor and always gives me good information and spends the time answering my questions and helps me to feel better about my knee progress.
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