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  • Medical School
    State University of New York - School of Medicine Stony Brook, NY, United States, M.D. 1980

    Residency
    Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL, United States, Internal Medicine 1983

    Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital & Health System Baltimore, MD, United States, Rheumatology 1990

  • Board Certifications
    Internal Medicine: 1983 Rheumatology: 1988

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.5
out of 5 (137 ratings, 30 comments)
4.5
Provider explanations of my problem
4.5
Provider concern for my questions
4.5
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.5
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.5
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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May 7, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a great doctor. My first appt. exceeded my expectations, and I am very happy to have a rheumatologist who is so caring and very personable. I will be recommending Dr. Bartow to others.
May 18, 2021
A very good doctor.
June 7, 2021
always good
July 9, 2021
Dr. Bartow great!
October 5, 2021
Dr. Bartow was very concerned for my overall health in addition to my arthritis.
October 9, 2021
Team works well together.
October 25, 2021
I actually enjoyed the visit by phone!
October 27, 2021
He was also very personable. I was at ease and felt I could trust him with my care.
November 3, 2021
Excellent physician (diagnostician, engagement, responses). Truly effective in addressing my illness.
December 7, 2021
Very pleasant, went over appointments, showed concerned of my illness.
December 28, 2021
I felt like he truly listens to my concerns, answers my questions clearly, and takes me seriously. His approach to disease management is effective and uncomplicated.
January 6, 2022
I thought Dr. Bartow was great - would recommend him to anyone.
January 12, 2022
He was very concerned. He always answers questions with answers that would take an educated doctor to know. he always tells me what he is going to do next! If I want something my way instead, he tells me why not or considers what I would like!
January 12, 2022
Great guy!
January 13, 2022
Dr. Bartow listens, gives examples (jokes) put you at ease - sends additional literature on problem.
April 4, 2022
Dr. Bartow's bedside manner is wonderful for making me feel relaxed. He is a very caring doctor. As a layperson he answers my questions in language I can understand.
April 22, 2022
Good.
May 17, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very intelligent, has up to date knowledge of his speciality. Very kind and gentle physician.
May 20, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very pleasant.
May 24, 2022
He apologized for the mix-up, even though it wasn't his fault and didn't make me feel like he was rushing me through.
June 1, 2022
Always takes time to answers all questions and concerns. Gives very thorough answers to all my questions. And is concerned about my welfare.
October 4, 2022
Good.
December 14, 2021
He explained to me about what medication was doing to help and what would happen if stopped or changed. Showed concern.
August 12, 2022
We've talked in the past! He's always very concerned! We talk about my pain each time I go in!
October 27, 2021
Dr. was very personable & friendly.
October 18, 2021
I felt my dr. didn't really believe me and how bad I was truly feeling.
December 3, 2021
Usually he is more concerned.
December 28, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a very nice, very friendly man, but I sometimes feel like it's more social call than medical visit.
October 25, 2022
I felt it was not a thorough visit, & decisions seemed to be based solely on information that was from several years ago. I was not given time to describe the various symptoms that I have recently been experiencing.
October 25, 2021
The doctor did not listen to my concerns or concerns of the doctors who referred me back to him. He made one suggestion I was very uncomfortable with and he was unwilling to discuss other options.
October 25, 2021
The doctor did not listen to my concerns or concerns of the doctors who referred me back to him. He made one suggestion I was very uncomfortable with and he was unwilling to discuss other options.
October 25, 2022
I felt it was not a thorough visit, & decisions seemed to be based solely on information that was from several years ago. I was not given time to describe the various symptoms that I have recently been experiencing.
October 18, 2021
I felt my dr. didn't really believe me and how bad I was truly feeling.
December 3, 2021
Usually he is more concerned.
December 28, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a very nice, very friendly man, but I sometimes feel like it's more social call than medical visit.
October 27, 2021
Dr. was very personable & friendly.
December 14, 2021
He explained to me about what medication was doing to help and what would happen if stopped or changed. Showed concern.
August 12, 2022
We've talked in the past! He's always very concerned! We talk about my pain each time I go in!
May 7, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a great doctor. My first appt. exceeded my expectations, and I am very happy to have a rheumatologist who is so caring and very personable. I will be recommending Dr. Bartow to others.
May 18, 2021
A very good doctor.
June 7, 2021
always good
July 9, 2021
Dr. Bartow great!
October 5, 2021
Dr. Bartow was very concerned for my overall health in addition to my arthritis.
October 9, 2021
Team works well together.
October 25, 2021
I actually enjoyed the visit by phone!
October 27, 2021
He was also very personable. I was at ease and felt I could trust him with my care.
November 3, 2021
Excellent physician (diagnostician, engagement, responses). Truly effective in addressing my illness.
December 7, 2021
Very pleasant, went over appointments, showed concerned of my illness.
December 28, 2021
I felt like he truly listens to my concerns, answers my questions clearly, and takes me seriously. His approach to disease management is effective and uncomplicated.
January 6, 2022
I thought Dr. Bartow was great - would recommend him to anyone.
January 12, 2022
He was very concerned. He always answers questions with answers that would take an educated doctor to know. he always tells me what he is going to do next! If I want something my way instead, he tells me why not or considers what I would like!
January 12, 2022
Great guy!
January 13, 2022
Dr. Bartow listens, gives examples (jokes) put you at ease - sends additional literature on problem.
April 4, 2022
Dr. Bartow's bedside manner is wonderful for making me feel relaxed. He is a very caring doctor. As a layperson he answers my questions in language I can understand.
April 22, 2022
Good.
May 17, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very intelligent, has up to date knowledge of his speciality. Very kind and gentle physician.
May 20, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very pleasant.
May 24, 2022
He apologized for the mix-up, even though it wasn't his fault and didn't make me feel like he was rushing me through.
June 1, 2022
Always takes time to answers all questions and concerns. Gives very thorough answers to all my questions. And is concerned about my welfare.
October 4, 2022
Good.
May 7, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a great doctor. My first appt. exceeded my expectations, and I am very happy to have a rheumatologist who is so caring and very personable. I will be recommending Dr. Bartow to others.
May 18, 2021
A very good doctor.
June 7, 2021
always good
July 9, 2021
Dr. Bartow great!
October 5, 2021
Dr. Bartow was very concerned for my overall health in addition to my arthritis.
October 9, 2021
Team works well together.
October 18, 2021
I felt my dr. didn't really believe me and how bad I was truly feeling.
October 25, 2021
The doctor did not listen to my concerns or concerns of the doctors who referred me back to him. He made one suggestion I was very uncomfortable with and he was unwilling to discuss other options.
October 25, 2021
I actually enjoyed the visit by phone!
October 27, 2021
Dr. was very personable & friendly.
October 27, 2021
He was also very personable. I was at ease and felt I could trust him with my care.
November 3, 2021
Excellent physician (diagnostician, engagement, responses). Truly effective in addressing my illness.
December 3, 2021
Usually he is more concerned.
December 7, 2021
Very pleasant, went over appointments, showed concerned of my illness.
December 14, 2021
He explained to me about what medication was doing to help and what would happen if stopped or changed. Showed concern.
December 28, 2021
I felt like he truly listens to my concerns, answers my questions clearly, and takes me seriously. His approach to disease management is effective and uncomplicated.
December 28, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a very nice, very friendly man, but I sometimes feel like it's more social call than medical visit.
January 6, 2022
I thought Dr. Bartow was great - would recommend him to anyone.
January 12, 2022
He was very concerned. He always answers questions with answers that would take an educated doctor to know. he always tells me what he is going to do next! If I want something my way instead, he tells me why not or considers what I would like!
January 12, 2022
Great guy!
January 13, 2022
Dr. Bartow listens, gives examples (jokes) put you at ease - sends additional literature on problem.
April 4, 2022
Dr. Bartow's bedside manner is wonderful for making me feel relaxed. He is a very caring doctor. As a layperson he answers my questions in language I can understand.
April 22, 2022
Good.
May 17, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very intelligent, has up to date knowledge of his speciality. Very kind and gentle physician.
May 20, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very pleasant.
May 24, 2022
He apologized for the mix-up, even though it wasn't his fault and didn't make me feel like he was rushing me through.
June 1, 2022
Always takes time to answers all questions and concerns. Gives very thorough answers to all my questions. And is concerned about my welfare.
August 12, 2022
We've talked in the past! He's always very concerned! We talk about my pain each time I go in!
October 4, 2022
Good.
October 25, 2022
I felt it was not a thorough visit, & decisions seemed to be based solely on information that was from several years ago. I was not given time to describe the various symptoms that I have recently been experiencing.
October 25, 2022
I felt it was not a thorough visit, & decisions seemed to be based solely on information that was from several years ago. I was not given time to describe the various symptoms that I have recently been experiencing.
October 4, 2022
Good.
August 12, 2022
We've talked in the past! He's always very concerned! We talk about my pain each time I go in!
June 1, 2022
Always takes time to answers all questions and concerns. Gives very thorough answers to all my questions. And is concerned about my welfare.
May 24, 2022
He apologized for the mix-up, even though it wasn't his fault and didn't make me feel like he was rushing me through.
May 20, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very pleasant.
May 17, 2022
Dr. Bartow is very intelligent, has up to date knowledge of his speciality. Very kind and gentle physician.
April 22, 2022
Good.
April 4, 2022
Dr. Bartow's bedside manner is wonderful for making me feel relaxed. He is a very caring doctor. As a layperson he answers my questions in language I can understand.
January 13, 2022
Dr. Bartow listens, gives examples (jokes) put you at ease - sends additional literature on problem.
January 12, 2022
Great guy!
January 12, 2022
He was very concerned. He always answers questions with answers that would take an educated doctor to know. he always tells me what he is going to do next! If I want something my way instead, he tells me why not or considers what I would like!
January 6, 2022
I thought Dr. Bartow was great - would recommend him to anyone.
December 28, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a very nice, very friendly man, but I sometimes feel like it's more social call than medical visit.
December 28, 2021
I felt like he truly listens to my concerns, answers my questions clearly, and takes me seriously. His approach to disease management is effective and uncomplicated.
December 14, 2021
He explained to me about what medication was doing to help and what would happen if stopped or changed. Showed concern.
December 7, 2021
Very pleasant, went over appointments, showed concerned of my illness.
December 3, 2021
Usually he is more concerned.
November 3, 2021
Excellent physician (diagnostician, engagement, responses). Truly effective in addressing my illness.
October 27, 2021
He was also very personable. I was at ease and felt I could trust him with my care.
October 27, 2021
Dr. was very personable & friendly.
October 25, 2021
I actually enjoyed the visit by phone!
October 25, 2021
The doctor did not listen to my concerns or concerns of the doctors who referred me back to him. He made one suggestion I was very uncomfortable with and he was unwilling to discuss other options.
October 18, 2021
I felt my dr. didn't really believe me and how bad I was truly feeling.
October 9, 2021
Team works well together.
October 5, 2021
Dr. Bartow was very concerned for my overall health in addition to my arthritis.
July 9, 2021
Dr. Bartow great!
June 7, 2021
always good
May 18, 2021
A very good doctor.
May 7, 2021
Dr. Bartow is a great doctor. My first appt. exceeded my expectations, and I am very happy to have a rheumatologist who is so caring and very personable. I will be recommending Dr. Bartow to others.

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