Dr. Thomas Kidder, MD

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Dr. Thomas Kidder, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Childrens Hospital ENT Clinic 9000 W Wisconsin Ave # 340B, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Get Directions
(414) 607-5280

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Dr. Kidder is a General Otolaryngologist who cares for both adults and children with ear/ nose/ and throat disorders. He was in the private practice of otolaryngology in Milwaukee for 17 years before accepting a full-time position at MCW in 1990. He is fully engaged in clinical and surgical patient care at Froedtert Hospital/ Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/ and the Zablocki VA Medical Center. In addition to his teaching of residents and medical students/ he performs a number of administrative and academic functions at MCW and for state and national professional societies. He is a veteran of both the US Navy and the US Army and served as an otolaryngologist during the Vietnam and Persian Gulf Wars/ respectively. Dr. Kidder's practice style is based on two principles: (1) a careful assessment of the patient's problem/ based on listening to the patient/ and/ (2) an explanation of the diagnosis and treatment options in terms the individual patient can understand. His main professional interests include; general ear/ nose and throat disorders; voice disorders/ including the use of Botox for spasmodic dysphonia; swallowing problems; chronic sinus disease/ especially when complicated by headache/ cystic fibrosis/ asthma and other medical conditions; ENT problems in the developmentally disabled; medical-legal cases; management of pain and other symptoms in patients with advanced or incurable head and neck cancer; and/ the education of medical students/ residents/ primary care physicians/ allied health professionals and the public in health and medical issues related to otolaryngology. He is also the Otolaryngologist on the Cleft Palate Team at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.Read more

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

Procedures Performed

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Marquette University / College Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia Hospital

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1973

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kidder's Care Philosophy

Dr. Kidder is a General Otolaryngologist who cares for both adults and children with ear/ nose/ and throat disorders. He was in the private practice of otolaryngology in Milwaukee for 17 years before accepting a full-time position at MCW in 1990. He is fully engaged in clinical and surgical patient care at Froedtert Hospital/ Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/ and the Zablocki VA Medical Center. In addition to his teaching of residents and medical students/ he performs a number of administrative and academic functions at MCW and for state and national professional societies. He is a veteran of both the US Navy and the US Army and served as an otolaryngologist during the Vietnam and Persian Gulf Wars/ respectively. Dr. Kidder's practice style is based on two principles: (1) a careful assessment of the patient's problem/ based on listening to the patient/ and/ (2) an explanation of the diagnosis and treatment options in terms the individual patient can understand. His main professional interests include; general ear/ nose and throat disorders; voice disorders/ including the use of Botox for spasmodic dysphonia; swallowing problems; chronic sinus disease/ especially when complicated by headache/ cystic fibrosis/ asthma and other medical conditions; ENT problems in the developmentally disabled; medical-legal cases; management of pain and other symptoms in patients with advanced or incurable head and neck cancer; and/ the education of medical students/ residents/ primary care physicians/ allied health professionals and the public in health and medical issues related to otolaryngology. He is also the Otolaryngologist on the Cleft Palate Team at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.