Mr. Steven Jon Merkow M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon1111 Delafield St Suite 120 Waukesha WI, 53188
Dr. Steven Merkow is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Waukesha, WI. Dr. Merkow specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Merkow tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Univ of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 1980
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- 2011Milwaukee Super Doctors
- Hennepin County Medical Center 1980
- Tufts Medical Center 1982
- (/Sports Medicine), TUFTS UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED HOSPITALS, BOSTON, MA 1985
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