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Consumer Guide: Finding and Choosing a Doctor

Do you need help getting a doctor in Wisconsin? View these resources to find a doctor near you. We also offer details about how doctors get licensed in Wisconsin.

Find a doctor by specialty

Are you looking for a certain type of doctor? Expand the section that applies to you. Select a link to learn more.

Wisconsin Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons—Use the search tool online to find an osteopathic doctor.

Choosing a Pediatrician for Your New Baby—View common questions and answers about finding a pediatrician. This resource is part of the KidsHealth program from the Nemours Foundation.

Learn about physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation:

Doctor-Patient Communication—Learn more about how to have a good relationship with your doctor. Know what type of doctor to choose, the best questions to ask, and more. This resource is from the National Institute on Aging.

  • Mental Health Providers: Tips on Finding One—Learn more about different types of mental health providers, what services they offer, and what to expect. This resource is from Mayo Clinic.
  • Mental Health Topics—Learn about common mental conditions, symptoms, risk factors, and treatments. This resource is from the American Psychiatric Association.

Find a Surgeon—Search the American College of Surgeons database for a surgeon by name, specialty, or location.

Find a doctor by medical group

Many doctors are part of a medical group. This means they partner to share resources with other doctors, specialists, and providers. View the list of common medical groups in Wisconsin and select a provider that’s right for you.

Last revised August 29, 2022