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 now practices part-time at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital. In addition to his teaching of residents and medical students, he performs a number of administrative and academic functions at MCW. 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; swallowing problems; ENT problems in the developmentally disabled; medical-legal cases 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.
Education / Training
- Doctor of Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (1968)
- Residency in Otolaryngology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (1973)