Dr. Timothy Klatt, MD

"I encourage my patients to actively participate in making decisions about their medical care. I especially enjoy helping women with high-risk pregnancies and complicated gynecologic conditions."

Timothy E. Klatt, MD

Professor;
Chief, General Obstetrics & Gynecology;
Medical Director of Patient Safety, Froedtert and Medical College Physicians

Klatt, Timothy E., MD

July 15, 2013  |  Doctors

Introduction

Dr. Timothy Klatt joined the Medical College of Wisconsin in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an assistant professor in July, 2004. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1988. He completed his residency at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Klatt’s areas of clinical expertise are patient safety, quality improvement, complicated gynecology, complicated obstetrics, gynecologic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, vaginal surgery, hysteroscopy, and care of obese women.

Dr. Klatt’s research interest focuses on patient safety and continuous quality improvement.

Vaginosis and placenta previa are subjects that Dr. Klatt explores in his publications.

He has received numerous awards. He has been recognized on the Best Doctors list since 2011. He has been one of the 20 highest scoring physicians in patient satisfaction in 2010, 2009 and 2005. He received the Faculty Scholar in Teaching Patient Safety and Quality Improvement-Stipend Award in 2009. He has been recognized as one of the Medical College of Wisconsin Outstanding Medical Student Educators in the 2009-2010 academic year and again in the 2007-2008 academic year. He has also received the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Excellence in Teaching Award for outstanding contributions to undergraduate medical education in 2005.

He is an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and started in 2008.

Areas of Expertise

  • Patient Safety
  • Normal and High Risk Pregnancies
  • Complicated Gynecology
  • Coexisting Medical Conditions including Anxiety and Depression
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Hysteroscopy
Timothy Klatt, MD
Timothy Klatt, MD

Board Certification(s)

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Patient Ages Seen

  • Infant (0-12 months)
  • Child (1-12 yrs)
  • Adolescent (13-18 yrs)
  • Adult (18 + )
  • Senior (60 +)

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine – PA (1992)
  • Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology – University of Cincinnati Medical Center – OH (1992-1996)

MCW Start Date

  • 07/19/2004

Publications

Research

Principal InvestigatorTitle of Research Study
Awards / Publications / Presentations
Klatt, Timothy E., MDPediatrician Identified on Admission


* Presented at MCW's Research Day 2015
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Using the Electronic Medical Record to Decrease Preventable Birth Defects"
Klatt, Timothy E., MDSubstance Abuse During Pregnancy
Klatt, Timothy E., MDOutcomes following routine use of mediolateral episiotomy in specific circumstances
Klatt, Timothy E., MDSpecifics of Why Pregnant Women Decline Vaccination Against Influenza
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Influenza Vaccine Best Practice Alert: The Impact of a Best Practices Alert within the Electronic Chart on the Rate of Influenza Vaccination in Pregnant Women"
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Comparing Maternal Outcomes after Anterior or Posterior Lacerations: A Comparison of Maternal Outcomes after Anterior or Posterior Lacerations Associated with Childbirth"
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Obesity Counseling Among Ob-Gyn Residents"
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Weather and PROM: Does weather matter - An investigation of barometric pressure and associated incidences of premature rupture of membranes (PROM)"
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Stadol and Rhythms in Labor"
Klatt, Timothy E., MD"Inter and Intra Observer Variability in Reading Fetal Heart Rate Tracings Using the 2008 Eunice Shriver Guidelines"

In the News

Best Doctors 2017-2018

Best Doctors 2017-2018

A total of 439 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing more than 40 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors® in America list for… Read More ›

Dr. Timothy Klatt Named Medical Director for Patient Safety

Dr. Timothy Klatt Named Medical Director for Patient Safety

Dr. Timothy Klatt

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Klatt has accepted the role of Medical Director of Patient… Read More ›

Best Doctors 2015-2016

Best Doctors 2015-2016

462 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America
A total of 464 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 40 specialties and 400… Read More ›

Dr. Timothy Klatt Receives Promotion to Professor

Dr. Timothy Klatt Receives Promotion to Professor

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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Klatt has been promoted to the position of a Professor in… Read More ›

Best Doctors

Best Doctors 2014-2015

462 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America
A total of 462 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed… Read More ›

Dr. Timothy Klatt Receives Medical College Physicians Excellence in Professionalism Award

Dr. Timothy Klatt Receives Medical College Physicians Excellence in Professionalism Award

Medical College Physicians recently awarded five faculty members with Excellence in Professionalism awards. This program, currently in its 4th year, recognizes faculty members for their… Read More ›

Milwaukee Magazine's 2015 Top Doctors

Milwaukee Magazine’s 2015 Top Doctors

553 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Top Doctors in Metro Milwaukee
Milwaukee Magazine’s list of Metro Milwaukee’s 553 Top Doctors for 2015 identifies 298 MCW physicians;… Read More ›

ACOG Green Journal Publishes Dr. Klatt's Article

ACOG Green Journal Publishes Dr. Klatt’s Article

10/12/2015  |  Department News

Physician Needs Help Stat in Room 3
by Timothy E. Klatt, MD

Timothy Klatt, MD

It happened when I was working in an adverse… Read More ›

Primary Care for Women Starts with OB-GYN

Primary Care for Women Starts with OB-GYN

08/01/2014  |  Department News

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, a network of three hospitals and 30 clinics, has intentionally avoided lumping women’s health services together under one… Read More ›

Best Doctors 2013-2014

Best Doctors 2013-2014

02/03/2014  |  Awards & Recognition

458 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America

A total of 446 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed… Read More ›

2013 News from the Residency Program Campuses

2013 News from the Residency Program Campuses

06/18/2013  |  Resident & Alumni News

News from the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital
Once again, we bring a successful year to a close in the MCWAH Obstetrics and Gynecology… Read More ›

Top OBGYN Physicians from the Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Top OBGYN Physicians from the Patient Satisfaction Surveys

04/24/2013  |  Department News

We would like to recognize those physicians who were highly ranked on the patient satisfaction surveys at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin. The… Read More ›

Timothy E. Klatt, MD

Timothy Klatt, MD, has been named Head of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology

03/14/2013  |  Department News

Timothy Klatt, MD

Dr. Klatt is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and joined the faculty at MCW in 2004. He… Read More ›

Best Doctors 2012-2013

Best Doctors 2012-2013

458 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America
A total of 458 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed… Read More ›

WHRP Grants Awarded to Timothy Klatt, MD and Yan Lu, PhD

WHRP Grants Awarded to Timothy Klatt, MD and Yan Lu, PhD

06/01/2012  |  Department News

Dr. Timothy KlattTimothy Klatt, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Yan Lu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physiology, have been… Read More ›

Best Doctors 2011-2012

Best Doctors 2011 – 2012

415 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America
A total of 415 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on… Read More ›