The Trusted list of practitioners in Lake country and Waukesha County
11 Categories of Providers
One of the most common type of questions you find in local area social media chats are advice for local practitioners (doctors, dentists, chiropractors, etc). The advice is all out there, but not consolidated in one place. Where can you find it? Lake Country Family Fun to the rescue!
If you are looking for the best local doctors, dentists, chiropractors, etc...where do you start?
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 and alternative medicine practitioners. 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 OVER a thousand 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.
11 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 2021
1st Place – Kristen Vento, DO – Prohealth – Oconomowoc
2nd Place – John Lesniak, MD – PROHEALTH – Hartland
3rd Place – Jennifer Scheeler, MD – PROHEALTH -Oconomowoc
Note: There were a few ties in places 5-10, hence the longer list.
- Cheryl Serb, MD – Prohealth Hartland
- Stephanie Baginski, MD -Aurora – Summit
- Paul Zuzick, MD – Aurora – Summit
- James Gatto, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Heather Brown, MD – PROHEALTH – Waukesha
- Shannon Allen-Gryzwa, MD- PROHEALTH – Mukwonago
- Carolyn Day, MD -PROHEALTH – Waukesha
- Kyle Nelson, MD Aurora Waueksha
- 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 2021
1st Place – Christine Sponagle, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates – Waukesha
2nd Place – Lorree Dyoco, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates – Mukwonago/Waukesha
3rd Place – Jessica Herzberg, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates – Hartland/Waukesha
- Kathryn Gallagher, MD – Aurora -Summit
- Meredith Derrig, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Allison Nelson, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates – Waukesha
- Joseph Shea, MD – Aurora – Summit/Waukesha
- Sarah Janz, MD – Moreland OBGYN Associates – Sussex/Waukesha
- Laura Epperson, MD -Women’s Healthcare – PROHEALTH -Mukwonago/New Berlin/Waukesha
- Rachel L. Fournogerakis, DO Aurora Summit
- Megan Trester, MD Moreland OBGYN Associates
- Ellen Comiskey, MD Moreland OBGYN Associates Mukwonago, Waukesha
- Patrick Sims, MD Aurora Summit
- Stephanie Voice, MD Moreland OB-GYN Oconomowoc and Watertown
- Courtney A. Lemieux, MD Moreland OB-GYN Oconomowoc, Watertown
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 2021
1st Place – Stephanie Whitt, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates – Oconomowoc
2nd Place –Gregory Moyer, MD – Lake Country Pediatrics – Oconomowoc
3rd Place – Meghan Kinateder, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates – Waukesha
Note: There were multiple ties in places 4-15.
- Justin Schilz, MD Lake Country Pediatrics
- Joe Tzougros, MD – Prohealth – WaukeshaJoe Tzougros, MD – Prohealth – Waukesha
- Karin Hamilton, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Anthony Wampole, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Matthew Biebel, MD -Waukesha Pediatric Associates – Waukesha
- Renee Szafir, MD – Children’s Hospital – Delafield
- Beth Keefe, MD – Aurora – Hartland
- Denise Getschow MD, Delafield Pediatrics (Children’s Wisconsin)
- Jennifer Glamman, MD – Lake Country Pediatrics
- Sean Faris, MD ProHealth Mukwonago
- Amy Attwell, MD – Waukesha Pediatric Associates
- Karen Swanson, MD Pewaukee Pediatrics (Children’s Wisconsin)
- Jennifer Vipond, MD Prohealth Pewaukee/Waukesha
- Brandon Rucker, MD Aurora Summit
- Yolanda Wolff, MD Delafield Pediatrics (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 2021
1st Place – Lindsey Davies, DDS Oconomowoc Pediatric Dentistry
2nd Place – Kirsten Davies, DDS Davies Pediatric Dentistry Waukesha
3rd Place –Michelle Kelly, DDS – Delafield Family Dental – Delafield
- Susan Angel, DDS – Wonderkind Pediatric Dentistry – Hartland/Waukesha
- Patty Erickson, DDS – North Lake Family Dentistry – North Lake
- Kathryn Connor, DDS – Wales Family Dental – Wales
- Amy Getz-Niedziela, DDS – Forward Dental – Oconomowoc
- Natalie Stoeckl, – Stoeckl Dentistry – Oconomowoc
- Thomas Bitner, DDS – Bitner Family Dentistry – Oconomowoc
- Angela Trochlell, DDS – The Fun Kids Dentist – Brookfield
- William Renner, DDS – Wonderkind Pediatric Dentistry – Hartland, Waukesha
- Udoka Holinbeck, DDS – Bionica Dental Wellness – Delafield
- Mary Vezzetti, DDS – Family Dental Care Sussex
- Ricardo Araujo, DDS – Small World Children’s Dentistry – Brookfield
- Terese Baily, DDS, Bailey Family Dental
listed in no particular order for places 4-15.
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.
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.
Serving families dental care needs in the Sussex, Hartland, Merton, Pewaukee and surrounding areas is the foundation of our practice. By staying current with the latest dental technologies and procedures and safety precautions, Vezzetti Family Dental Care can provide the most advanced, personalized dental work for you and your family. You’ll feel at ease with our friendly team, caring dentists and comfortable office setting; in a convenient location. Vezzetti Family Dental Care is located in Sussex, WI on the corner of Highways 164 and K across from the Meijer store in the Sussex Gateway Retail Center.
We strive for exceptional patient care for everyone that sits in our chairs. Vezzetti Family Dental Care offers state-of-the-art equipment and a complete range of dental services. We develop solutions and offer options that will best suit your dental needs, and financial options, so you can afford the care that you want and deserve.
At Bionica Dental Wellness, we provide modern, comprehensive biological dentistry for the health-conscious community. We aim to empower you with education and transparency so that you may make decisions about your care confidently.
Dr. Udoka Holinbeck has dedicated her career to continuing education and proficiently provides safe amalgam removal (SMART-certified), biological tooth removal, metal-free dental implants (Zirconia), ozone/oxygen therapy, single visit biomimetic restorations, and biocompatibility testing.
Come and experience the BIONICA difference in QUALITY dental care!
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 2021
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
- May Katherine Ellis, MD – Aurora – Summit
- Jennifer J. Hillman, OD, Primary Eye Care Associates – Oconomowoc
- Christian Camus, OD – Aurora – Summit
- Dr. Maria Patterson – Chhildrens Wisconsin
- Dr. Ryan Lang Lang Family Eye Care New Berlin
- Dr. Nina Christensen Christensen Eye Care Professionals Pewaukee, Menomonee Falls
listed in no particular order for places 4-10.
Schedule an exam online with Theia Vision Care today! Lake Country’s #1 Eye Doctor is accepting new patients and has availability for same-day and next-day appointments. Theia Vision Care is an independent optometry practice and optical boutique located in the heart of downtown Hartland, Wisconsin at 213 E Capitol Drive. Dr. Anna Koeck provides integrative and preventative eye care with a focus on total wellness for the entire family. You are the top priority, as each patient has up to 60 minutes with the doctor – that’s 6x the average! No more leaving the doctor’s office with unanswered questions and feeling like you’re not being heard. We are so much more than just another eye doctor’s office. It’s our mission to help you see, look, and feel your best! We provide eye care because we care at Theia Vision Care.
Summit Eye Clinic
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 2021
1st Place – Mark Nordness, MD – PROHEALTH – Mukwonago
2nd Place – Shelley Watters, MD – Aurora – Wauwatosa
3rd Place – Mary-Jo Rolfes Lo, MD – PROHEALTH – Waukesha
- Kristen Volkman, MD – Children’s Hospital – New Berlin
- Sara Lowe, APNP Delafield (Children’s Wisconsin)
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 2021
1st Place – Dr. Tyler Reed, Freedom Chiropractic Delafield
2nd Place – Dr. Vanessa Fritz – Chiropractic Company – Oconomowoc
3rd Place TIE – Dr. Shannon Stadler – Stadler Chiropractic & Co. – Delafield AND Zach Chudy – Flex Care Chiropractic – Oconomowoc
Note: There were 3 ties within places 5-10, hence the number of listees.
- Dr. Zachary Kienol – Brookfield Health and Wellness – Brookfield
- Dr. Bradley Fritz – Chiropractic Company – Oconomowoc
- Dr. Brady Dorn – Dorn Chiropractic – Oconomowoc
- Dr. Tad Diciaula, Chiropractic and Wellness on Pewaukee Lake
- Dr. Bradley Nutting, 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
- Connor Keating, DC Traub Chiropractic Care Center
- Dr. Jason Lauer, Lauer Family Chiropractic Waukesha
- Dr. Ken Krieser, Krieser Chiropractic Family Wellness Center Nashotah
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.
Our mission is in our name, we strive to provide flexible and affordable care. Our clinic features digital x-ray, open scheduling (existing patients can stop in without an appointment), flexible monthly maintenance plans that allow one adjustment per week, new patients are seen within 24 hours and adjusted the same day. Whether you are dealing with back, neck, shoulder, ankle or wrist pain, we are confident we can help. Chiropractic care can also help with infant and child issues, including: colic, feeding problems, bed-wetting, torticollis, sleep issues, and overall nervous system communication. We are In–Network with all 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 2021
1st Place – Michael Bubon, DDS – Bubon Orthodontics – Waukesha, Brookfield, Muskego, Oconomowoc, Wales
2nd Place – Kirk r davies, dds – davies orthodontics – Waukesha
3rd Place – Daniel Holzhauer, DDS – Holzhauer Hewett and Barta – Hartland, Waukesha
- Peter Reichl, DDS – Reichl Orthodontics – Waukesha, Hartland, Mukwonago
- Kevin Race, DDS -Race Orthodontics – Brookfield, Mukwonago
- Todd Rasch, DDS Rasch Orthodontics-Pewaukee
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 2021
1st Place – Monica Rodriguez, LPC, MAC, MA – Monica Rodriguez Counseling, LLC – Oconomowoc
2nd Place – Deanna Marincic, MSW, LCSW, Gals- Institute LLC – Delafield
3rd Place – Jenna Overbaugh, LPC
On Purpose Psyche is a collection of mental health professionals who share a common goal of serving the Lake County community. Originally founded by Monica Rodriguez, her dream has always been to provide a multitude of services to the community that are accessible and customized to fit everyone’s needs.
On Purpose Psyche has a diverse population of practitioners offering a wide range of service options to the community including but not limited to: individual counseling, couples counseling, family therapy, art therapy, yoga therapy, play therapy, children’s social skills groups, business coaching, brainspotting, sensory integration therapy and much more!
Call or email us today to schedule an appointment!
Deanna Marincic LCSW, founder of Gals Institute, is honored to be recognized again by Lake Country Family Fun, as a top provider in the Lake Country community. Gals Institute is a group of providers committed to helping families, individuals, and adolescents through prevention and healing. We offer therapy services, group programs, and prevention progrmas for boys and girls 6 years old and up. Additional services include dietary wellness, medication management, and couples counseling. Gals Institute is also the contracted mental health provider for 7 local school districs, offering in-school services, staff development, and parent education.
Deanna has been providing therapy services for over 30 years. After losing her brother to addiction, she discovered a personal passion and mission for helping families heal by creating Gals Institue, LLC. She was inspired to create prevention and resiliency based programs and workshops. Deanna and Gals Institute have been a leader and resource for families and individuals that need support and guidance with their mental health concerns.
In 2017, Deanna also founded Gals On The Go Project Foundation with the mission raise funds to provide resiliency building programs in schools and offer scholarships for community workshops held at Gals Institute. Currently featuring the Calm, COOL, Capable Workshop Box for kids 9-13 years old.
Thank you to all that voted and continually support our mission!
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 2021
1st Place – Katie Andrew, PT DPT – Katie Andrew Physical Therapy – Delafield
2nd Place – Carla Collela, DPT, OCS – Oconomowoc Physical Therapy – Oconomowoc
3rd Place – Jeremy Trunk, PT, DPT – Balance Within Integrative Physical Therapy -Delafield/Hartland/Oconomowoc
- 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
- Dr. Brett Ferstl, PT, DPT, CSCS Kinetic Sports Medicine Delafield
- Krystle Howald, PT, DPT Empower Movement Oconomowoc
- Greta Cordova, PT ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital
listed in no particular order for places 4-10.
Cutting-Edge Holistic Therapies such as the John Barnes’ Myofascial Release Method to address the missing links others have overlooked. This allows our patients to achieve results – even when other approaches have failed!
Specialties: Spine (Neck/Back Pain), Headaches/Migraines, TMJ/Jaw Pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Joint Pain, Women’s Pelvic Health, Postpartum
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 2021
1st Place – NicHole Gauger, ND – New Hope Natural Wellness – Delafield
2nd Place – Mark Kamsler, MD – Mark Kamsler Medical Office – Hartland
3rd Place – Karen Cino, PhD, CNHP – Salveo Holistic Wellness – Oconomowoc
Susan Rohr, BSN, RN – Brookfield Health and Wellness – Brookfield
Kristen Reynolds, MD – Aurora Wiselives Center – Wauwatosa
- Abbie Steidl M.S., FDN, CNE
New Hope Natural Wellness provides a holistic approach to allow each person who walks through their door in determining true causes of their symptoms. Nichole Gauger holds a Doctorate in Naturopathy, is a Certified Natural Health Practitioner and a Certified Loomis Digestive Health Specialist. As an integral part of New Hope Natural Wellness she helps her clients find the root causes of their complex health concerns. She focus’s on the gut and digestion utilizing a very unique approach to balancing the body which allows it to function as it was designed. She is known for her deep compassion based on her faith that all can live as they were created to. She has helped many with acute issues to those with chronic disease and everything in between. From newborns babies to those in the golden years of their life, she walks with those who looking for New Hope. Her career started when she was driven to find true healing to cure her son of a rare autoimmune disease, which helped her find the true calling God has for her. Nichole works as a team with her husband Troy. New Hope offers services of Biomeridaian testing with Nichole, Photon Sound Beam lymphatic detox with Chrissy, Equiscope Therapy, Myofascial release, Trigger point release and ART Therapy with Troy, Sauna Therapy.