David W. Meister, MD

Dr. Meister is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the upper extremity conditions from the shoulder to fingertip, including the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. He treats conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, shoulder arthritis, shoulder replacements, rotator cuff injuries, sports and work-related conditions, and more. Treatment options may include minimally invasive arthroscopic or complex reconstructive procedures.

Dr. Meister is a member of several professional organizations such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society. He is also recognized as a Top Doctor by Milwaukee Magazine.

He sees patients of all ages and customizes each treatment to achieve their goals. Treatment may also include therapy, splinting, or steroid injection. His goal is to treat each patient like family and provide the best care possible.


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (BS and MS, Biomedical Engineering)
  • Stanford University (MD); Palo Alto, CA
    Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin (Orthopaedic Surgery); Milwaukee, WI
  • Hospital for Special Surgery; New York, NY

Practice Locations

  • Hand to Shoulder Specialists of Wisconsin

    525 W River Woods Parkway
    Suite 230
    Glendale, WI 53212
    Phone 414-453-7418
    Ext. x2135
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