BMS Medical Science `80 from the
For over 20 years, Brian has provided exceptional care and treatment to women and their families. The key word though, is “care.” In an age where doctors’ appointments can feel like an assembly line process to the patient, Brian’s style and approach remains personalized, thoughtful and unhurried. His patients speak highly of his knowledge and skill as well as his ability to explain medical conditions in clear language, explore options collaboratively with the patient, and work as a true “family partner.”
He has earned well-deserved respect from his peers in the medical profession. He was named a “Top Doc” by Milwaukee Magazine in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008, an honor bestowed by fellow physicians. In 1999, his reputation went national when he was named one of
Brian distinguishes himself further through his work outside of his practice to benefit women’s health and has influenced and comforted untold numbers of community members through his educational presentations and volunteer work with groups such as ABCD (After Breast Cancer Diagnosis).
For the past five years, Brian has dedicated a significant amount of time and energy to Global Medical Brigade trips to
Dr. Toby Peters, Associate Senior Vice President at
Dr. Bear has been instrumental in the success of our brigades…He has served as a valuable medical advisor for the preparation of our trips but most importantly he has served the people of Honduras with great care and compassion…The trip we experienced this past May is indicative of his commitment and character. We had four 16 hour days in a row. We would rise at 6 a.m. have breakfast, pack our medicine, travel through rough terrain for two plus hours, treat between six-hundred to one-thousand people, travel back, gather as a group, have dinner, and then pack for the next day. I do not recall an occasion, that Brian was not fully engaged with the group in the preparation and execution of our brigades. Again, he did so with great care, compassion and humility….Brian Bear is a great doctor, humanitarian, mentor and friend.”