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12 Categories of Providers
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We’ve polled parents across Lake Country and Waukesha County to find the most beloved family doctors, pediatricians, eye doctors, allergists, OB/GYNs, chiropractors, dentists, orthodontists, physical therapists, mental health therapists, alternative medicine practitioners and veterinarians. Read on to find your new favorite practitioners!
Technical Information on the Voting Process
In January of this year, we asked our readers to vote on the best care providers in Lake Country in several categories. Below you’ll find the TOP three providers for each category, followed by the top nominees, all who received a significant number of reader votes.
We received nearly 1,200 unique votes (wow!) and carefully parsed through the data to finalize the results including counting the write-ins. Each January, we will repeat the vote so if your favorites are not included, there is always next year. We are blessed to live in an area with such great practitioners and there was a wide field of contenders in each category so even if one isn’t listed in the top nominees doesn’t mean they are not amazing!
Please note that this content is provided for informational purposes only. The information provided in this guide does not constitute medical advice. Users are advised to check the certification of any care provider listed below and consult with their own medical doctors before proceeding with a care plan.
12 Categories of the providers menu
Family Doctors in Lake Country
Family medicine practitioners provide comprehensive care to patients of all ages and genders through all stages of life. They provide referrals when patients have complicated health issues that require the expertise of a specialist.
Voted top THREE Family Doctors 2022
1st Place – Stephanie Baginski, MD -Aurora – Summit
2nd Place TIE –
Kristen Vento, DO – ProHealth Medical Group –
Jennifer Scheeler, MD – ProHealth Medical Group
3rd Place – Cheryl Serb, MD – ProHealth Medical Group
Note: There were a few ties in places 5-10, hence the longer list.
- Paul Zuzick, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Elizabeth Davies, MD – ProHealth Medical Group
- James Gatto, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Xuan Thy Tran, MD – Ascension
- Lauren Bremburger, MD – ProHealth Medical Group
- Shannon Allen-Gryzwa, MD- ProHealth Medical Group
- Kathleen Phelan, MD – ProHealth Medical Group
- Todd Miller, MD – Aurora
Listed in no particular order for places 4-10.
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OB/GYN Doctors in Lake Country
A gynecologist is a doctor who specializes in women’s reproductive health. Obstetricians care for women during their pregnancy and just after the baby is born. They also deliver babies.
Voted top THREE OB/GYN Doctors 2022
1st Place TIE –
Jessica Herzberg, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates
Joseph Shea, MD – Aurora
2nd Place TIE –
Kathryn Gallagher, MD – Aurora -Summit
Meredith Derrig, MD – Aurora – Summit
3rd Place – Courtney A. Lemieux, MD Moreland OB-GYN
- Lorree Dyoco, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Christine Sponagle, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Allison Nelson, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Sarah Janz, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Laura Epperson, MD -Womens Health Care SC
- Rachel L. Fournogerakis, DO Aurora Summit
- Megan Trester, MD Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Ellen Comiskey, MD Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Patrick Sims, MD Aurora Summit
- Stephanie Voice, MD Moreland OB-GYN
- Matthew Taylor, MD Moreland OB-GYN
- Tyler J Boschuetz, MD- Ascension
- Dana Akiya, MD – Womens Health Care SC
listed in no particular order for places 4-15.
Pediatricians in Lake Country
A pediatrician is medical doctor who manages the physical, behavioral, and mental care for children from birth until age 18. A pediatrician is trained to diagnose and treat a broad range of childhood illnesses, from minor health problems to serious diseases.
Voted top THREE Pediatricians 2022
1st Place – Stephanie Whitt, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates
2nd Place – Justin Schilz, MD – Lake Country Pediatrics
3rd Place – (TIE)
Karin Hamilton, MD – Aurora
Renee Sfazir, Children’s Wisconsin
Jennifer Glamman, Lake Country Pediatrics
Note: There were multiple ties in places 4-15.
- Gregory Moyer, MD – Lake Country Pediatrics
- Joe Tzougros, MD – Prohealth Medical Group
- Meghan Kinateder, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates
- Anthony Wampole, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Matthew Biebel, MD -Waukesha Pediatric Associates
- Beth Keefe, MD – Aurora
- Mark Kamsler, MD
- Denise Getschow MD, Children’s Wisconsin
- Amy Attwell, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates
- Jennifer Vipond, MD ProHealth Medical Group
- Yolanda Wolff, MD Children’s Wisconsin
- Sarah Hansen, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates
Dentists in Lake Country
A dentist provides care for a patient’s teeth, gums, and oral health. They provide a number of services. Dentists repair fractured teeth, fill cavities, remove tooth decay, straighten teeth, place sealants, whiten patient’s teeth, and educate on proper oral hygiene. Our guide included both family and pediatric dentists in one category.
Voted top THREE Dentists 2022
1st Place – Michelle Kelly, DDS – Delafield Family Dental – Delafield
2nd Place – Lindsey Davies, DDS – Oconomowoc Pediatric Dentisty PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
3rd Place – Kirsten Davies, DDS Davies Pediatric Dentistry Waukesha
- Kelly Newman, DDS – Generations Dental
- Susan Angel, DDS – Wonderkind Pediatric Dentistry – Hartland/Waukesha
- Patty Erickson, DDS – North Lake Family Dentistry – North Lake
- Kathryn Connor, DDS – Wales Family Dental – Wales
- Natalie Stoeckl, – Stoeckl Dentistry – Oconomowoc
- Angela Trochlell, DDS – The Fun Kids Dentist – Brookfield
- Udoka Holinbeck, DDS – Bionica Dental Wellness – Delafield
- Stacy Michels, DDS – Oconomowoc Pediatric Dentistry
- Eric Ruiz, DDS – Lakeland Family Dental
- Dr. Blanchard, DDS – Riverside Family Dental Menomonee Falls
- Alison Lehman, DDS – Summit Dental
- Ricardo Araujo, DDS – Small World Children’s Dentistry – Brookfield
- Terese Bailey, DDS, Bailey Family Dental
listed in no particular order for places 4-15.
Delafield Family Dental
Family is an important word to all, but in Dr. Michelle Kelly’s life it has a bigger meaning than the people at home. Delafield Family Detnal, it’s patients and staff, are her second family. She is known for her caring, understanding chair side manner. Her patients always feel at home and are treated from the heart, given options. Patient care is priority. The wonderful staff upholds that standard, providing the best care, using technology and treating all as family. Outside of work, Dr. Kelly is happily married and has 3 beautiful children and enjoys traveling, skiing, golf and family time.
Oconomowoc Pediatric Dentistry
When it comes to dental care, children need a special person, who can calm their fears, answer their questions and set them up for a lifetime of excellent oral health. This person needs special training in the issues that children experience as well as a fun and patient demeanor. You have found all these qualities and more in Dr. Lindsey Davies at Oconomowoc Pediatric Dentistry.
Our family dental practice has been serving the Lake Country community for 34 years. Dr. Kelly grew up in Hartland and is now raising her own family here. She loves helping patients of all ages smile and works with a gentle touch to keep dental visits pain free, relaxed and most of all, fun! She worked for Children’s Hospital for her first 6 years in practice and has a passion/extensive experience working with our youngest patients. Our passion is in building relationships and at our practice we will welcome you like an old friend. Please share your smile with us!
Eye Care and Eye Exams in Lake Country
This category is for all eye care and eye exam practitioners in Lake Country. Services vary by practitioner but may include adult and children’s eye exams, contact lense fittings, eye emergencies, eye diseases and/or eye surgery and LASIK.
Voted top THREE Eye Care Practitioners 2022
1st Place – Dr. Anna Koeck – Theia Vision Care – Hartland
2nd Place – Dana McGuire, OD – Summit Eye Clinic, Oconomowoc
3rd Place – David Bjork, OD – Oconomowoc Vision Clinic – Oconomowoc
- Amber Dentz, OD – Lake Country Eye Care LLC – Hartland
- Amber Bartels, OD – Primary Eye Care Associates
- Jason Varner, OD – Brookfield Vision
- Maria Patterson, MD – Children’s Wisconsin
- Aaron Holtebeck, MD – Holtebeck Eye
- Josephine-Liezl P. Cueto, MD – Aurora
- Jennifer J. Hillman, OD, Primary Eye Care Associates
- Christian Camus, OD – Aurora – Summit
- Ryan Lang, OD – Lang Family Eye Care
listed in no particular order for places 4-10.
This is your sign to schedule an eye exam!
- Tired of not knowing what glasses to pick or being ignored in a big box shop?
- Do you miss simple kindness and a smile when you walk in?
At Theia Vision Care, we provide eye care because we care. Together we can help each other be happy, healthy and kind.
Come see the world differently with us!
allergists in Lake Country
An allergist treats asthma and allergies. An allergist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma and other allergic diseases. The allergist is specially trained to identify allergy and asthma triggers. Allergists help people treat or prevent their allergy problems.
Voted top THREE Allergists 2022
1st Place – Mark Nordness, MD – PROHEALTH – Mukwonago
2nd Place – Shelley Watters, MD – Aurora – Wauwatosa
3rd Place – Mary-Jo Rolfes Lo, MD – PROHEALTH – Waukesha
Chiropractors in Lake Country
A Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), chiropractor, or chiropractic physician is a medical professional who is trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Chiropractors treat patients of all ages—infants, children, and adults. Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments, the theory being that proper alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine, will enable the body to heal.
Voted top THREE Chiropractors 2022
1st Place – Dr. Shannon Stadler – Stadler Chiropractic & Co.
2nd Place – Dr. Tyler Reed, Freedom Chiropractic
3rd Place TIE –
Dr. Vanessa Fritz – Chiropractic Company – Oconomowoc &
Dr. Mandy Pierce – Pewaukee Family Chiropractic
Note: There were 3 ties within places 5-10, hence the number of listees.
- Dr. Dane Jaskowiak – Jaskowiak Chiropractic
- Dr. Zach Chudy – Flex Care Chiropractic – Oconomowoc
- Dr. Brandon Meye – Lake Country Health Center
- Dr. Jenifer Baum – Delafield Chiropractic
- Dr. Peter Gonzalez– North Point Chiropractor
- Dr. Cody Sromek – Stadler Chiropractic & Co.
- Dr. Bradley Fritz – Chiropractic Company – Oconomowoc
- Dr. Brady Dorn – Dorn Chiropractic – Oconomowoc
- Dr. Tad Diciaula, Chiropractic and Wellness on Pewaukee Lake
- Dr. Amy Kolman, Kolman Family Chiropractic Wales
- Dr. Nathan Omick, Traub Chiropractic Care Center Oconomowoc
- Dr. Kate Nielsen, Essence Family Chiropractic Oconomowoc
- Dr. Ken Krieser, Krieser Chiropractic Family Wellness Center Nashotah
At Stadler Chiropractic & Co., we believe that people are capable of amazing things, that life is meant to be lived to the fullest potential, and that the body will naturally heal itself when it is supported in the right way. We believe that great chiropractic care is specific and personalized, and it is about what works best for each person as a unique individual. We utilize these strengths to develop a strategy that helps each of our patients achieve their goals. We have an attitude of gratitude and positivity, and are blessed to be able to help our patients and their families feel their best, be their best, and thrive on a day-to-day basis.
Drs. Brad and Vanessa Fritz are family chiropractors at Chiropractic Company in Oconomowoc, with a mission to make Lake Country healthier and happier. We pride ourselves in having a welcoming and modern, family- friendly office with a goal to provide the best, individualized care possible. We have the ability to see all ages and help with a variety of complaints; and use an array of tools and techniques to get your nervous system functioning optimally. Additionally, Dr. Vanessa has received her postdoctoral certification in both pediatric and prenatal care through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), offering specialized focus to these populations. We’d love to meet you and your family and help you get well from the inside out! Our office is conveniently located between Highway 16 and I-94; we accept most major insurances.
orthodontists in Lake Country
Orthodontists help with crooked teeth, but they assist patients with other issues as well. These include overbites and underbites, crossbites, spaces between teeth, overcrowding of teeth, and the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Additional problems with the jaw also need to be treated by an orthodontist.
Voted top THREE Orthodontists 2022
1st Place – Peter Reichl, DDS – Reichl & Kolstad Orthodontics
2nd Place – Kirk R Davies, dds – Davies Orthodontics
3rd Place – Michael Bubon, DDS – Bubon Orthodontics
- Kevin Race, DDS -Race Orthodontics – Brookfield, Mukwonago
- Todd Rasch, DDS Rasch Orthodontics-Pewaukee
- Daniel Holzhauer-DDS-Holzhauer-Hewett-and-Barta
Get to know the Rasch Orthodontics Difference. Dr. Rasch is a Board Certified Orthodontist (less than 50% of orthodontists have achieved board certification). A friendly and well-trained staff providing top notch service will always greet and work with you. They are a Gold level Invisalign provider. Rasch Orthodontics is conveniently located on Capitol Dr. in Pewaukee near the intersection of Hwy 164.
mental Health Professionals in Lake Country
Mental Health Professionals are a valued asset to our community. They help children, families and adults alike. These professionals can help people cope and understand their thoughts, behaviors and feelings. They can offer guidance and improvement and they work with clients on set goals. The ability to help assess and diagnosis mental health conditions is part of their line of work.
Voted top THREE Mental health Professionals in 2022
1st Place – Deanna Marincic, MSW, LCSW, Gals- Institute LLC – Delafield
2nd Place – Monica Rodriguez, LPC, MAC MA-Monica Rodriguez Counseling, LLC – Oconomowoc
3rd Place – Jen Michener, Gals – Institute LLC
- Becca Rosecky-Gals Institue LLC
- Julie Rupena Reynolds-Cornerstone
- Marilyn Tauscher – LCSW
- Terri Koschnick-Cornerstone
Gals Institute is a collaborative group of licensed clinicians providing therapy services, resiliency-building workshops, one-day events, and support groups in the Lake Country Area and Waukesha County. Staff live the clinic’s mission of providing prevention and healing to individuals, families, and adolescents.
Congratulations to Deanna Marincic and Jen Michener on their recent recognition as two of the three top mental health providers in Lake Country and surrounding areas. Also, a huge thank you to the entire Gals Institute team of clinical and in-training licensed therapists who bring an incredible wealth of knowledge and expertise in their care for Lake Country families.
For more information on Gals Institute and the entire clinical team, visit www.galsinstitute.com.
Physical Therapists in Lake Country
Physical Therapists (or PTs) are health care professionals who diagnose and treat popele (of all ages) who have conditions or injuries that have limited their physical abilities. From surgery recovery to injury to post partum, these PTs can give tools and exercises to improve physical abilities.
Voted top THREE PHysical Therapists 2022
1st Place – Katie Andrew, PT DPT – Katie Andrew Physical Therapy – Delafield
2nd Place – Jereme Trunk, PT, DPT – Balance Within Integrative Physical Therapy -Delafield/Hartland/Oconomowoc
3rd Place – Hannah Sutter Balke, PT, DPT – Phyx
- Sarah Trunk, PT, DPT – Balance Within Integrative Physical Therapy – Delafield/Hartland/Oconomowoc
- Jill Fraundorf, PT, MS – Balance Within Integrative Physical Therapy – Delafield/Hartland/Oconomowoc
- Dr. Lauren Falk, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS Kinetic Sports Medicine Delafield
- Dr. Michael Falk, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS Kinetic Sports Medicine Delafield
- Beth Bartelsen, PT
- Carla Collela, PT – Oconomowoc Physical Therapy
- Megan Wiley, PT – Balance Within Integrative Physical Therapy – Delafield/Hartland/Oconomowoc
- Dr. Kayla Christiaansen, PT, DPT – Balance Within Integrative Physical Therapy
- Linda Laborde, PT – WestWood
Listed in no particular order for places 4-10.
Dr. Hannah’s experience lies in pairing manual therapy including functional dry needling with exercise techniques that reconnect your body with your brain so you can experience sustainable change towards your physical goals.
In addition, she believes it is necessary to address the complex whole person to create lasting changes towards the lifestyle her clients crave.
With this in mind, her passion is partnering with people who feel discouraged with their current lifestyle to overcome their unique restrictive thought and pain patterns, so they can make their dream of living limitlessly a reality.
alternative Medicine in Lake Country
There are many alternative medicine centers in Lake Country. These practices look at human bodies holistically by assessing the whole person, their body, mind and spirit.
Voted top THREE Alternative Medicine Practitioners 2022
1st Place – ALi of Ali Ali Healing – Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine clinic in PEWAUKEE
2nd Place – Elise Eaton, Integrative Health LLC, Acupuncturist & Resilience Coach
3rd Place – Nichole Gauger, New Hope Natural Wellness Delafield
- Susan Rohr, BSN, RN – Brookfield Health and Wellness – Brookfield
- Kristen Reynolds, MD – Aurora Wiselives Center & Golden Rey Energy
- Michelle Nickels, MD – Integrative Family Wellness Brookfield
- Mark Kamsler, MD
- Sanra Anderson, Center for Well-Being Hartland
- David Fife, Lake Country Acupuncture
Ali Ali Healing is an Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine clinic. Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist Ali Ali specializes in the following: Women’s health such as painful or irregular periods, PCOS, endometriosis and symptoms such as hot flashes and insomnia that occur later in life. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture and microneedling to minimize sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, acne and acne scars, and more. And Esoteric Acupuncture to clear out stagnant emotions that we’re holding on to, whether consciously or unconsciously. Releasing them helps us feel lighter and able to move forward in life. Begin your healing journey today!
Elise Eaton Acupuncture & Integrative Health, LLC feels privileged to have served the Lake Country area for over 15 years. Owner, Elise Eaton, has assisted thousands of individuals of all ages suffering from a wide range of health issues including chronic illness, pain management, weight management, behavioral management, emotional stress, and athletic performance. Her priority has always been meeting each person where they are in their health, and empowering individuals toward optimal wellness.
Specialties include Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapies, Integrative Functional Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, Traditional Naturopathy, and Mindfulness Meditation Education.
Thank you to the Lake Country community for your support of our work. Looking forward to partnering with you in your wellness goals.
Veterinary Practice in Lake Country
Veterinarians are the doctors of the animal world. We list this category out by entire practice rather than a specific doctor.
Voted top THREE Veterinary PractiCES 2022
1st Place – Oconomowoc Animal Hospital
2nd Place – Hallet Veterinary Hospital in Oconomowoc
3rd Place – Pewaukee Vet
Note: There was a large tie in this, hence the long list.
- Lake Country Vet
- North Lake Veterinary Clinic
- Kuenzi Family Vet
- Bark River Animal Hospital
- Wales Animal Clinic
- Summit Animal Clinic
- Village Veterinary Care of Merton
- Elmbrook Veterinary Clinic
- Mukwonago Animal Hospital
- Pet Partners
- Lake View Animal Hospital
- Casserly Veterinary Services
At Oconomowoc Animal Hospital patients come first. We provide optimal patient care while working with the pet parent. It is our responsibility to inform pet parents of all their options and support them through the decision-making process. We strongly believe that preemptive care is vital to ensuring that your pet’s health and viability are protected. We stress the importance of annual exams because we believe thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary service to keep your companions feeling their best.