Stephen R Bartos MDDr. Stephen R. Bartos

Practice Philosophy

“I strive to provide patient-centered, high-quality care.”

Clinical Interests

Minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and robotic inguinal and ventral hernia, gallbladder, and bowel surgery; Thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Vascular surgery including treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), aortic aneurysm and carotid disease; Minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins.


Medical Education

  • M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1987


  • General Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 1987 to 1992


  • Vascular Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 1995 to 1996

Professional Appointments

  • Co-Chair Physician Advisory Committee, ProHealth Care
  • Past Chief of Staff, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
  • Past Vice-Chief of Medical Staff, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
  • Past Chair and Vice-Chair Department of Surgery, Waukesha Memorial Hospital

Board Certified

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Medical Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Milwaukee Academy of Surgeons
  • State Medical Society of WI

Professional Awards

  • Top Doctors 2018, 2020, 2022, 2023, 2024 (Milwaukee Magazine)

Office Locations

Waukesha Surgical Specialists

1111 Delafield St., Suite 209
Waukesha, WI 53188

Mukwonago D.N. Greenwald Center

240 Maple Ave.
Mukwonago, WI 53149

Staff Privileges

  • ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital
  • ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital Mukwonago
  • ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
  • ProHealth Moreland Surgery Center
  • ProHealth Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin

Hobbies/Personal Interests

  • Dr. Bartos enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and daughters.