All the personal attention you deserve – A special place dedicated to personalized care

If you could create the ideal setting in which to have ambulatory surgery performed, chances are you would choose to be in comfortable surroundings that minimize the stresses typically associated with the traditional hospital setting. You would also want to have a caring staff who treat each patient as a guest.  Don’t take our word for it.  Read our Reviews

Northwest Surgery Center provides this and more

It is a special place where patients receive quality surgical care – then return to the comforting surroundings of their home that very same day. Northwest Surgery Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin brings to the community the benefit of 19 years of experience in ambulatory surgical care.

Robert A Nielsen

The History of Northwest Surgery Center

Founded in the 1970’s by Dr. Robert A. Nielsen, Northwest Surgery Center is a pioneer in minimally invasive foot surgery.  The first minimally invasive procedure was sucessfully completed in Dr. Nielsen’s office in the 1970’s.  Since then, thousands of successful procedures have been done.

NWSC became a certified Ambulatory Surgery Center in 1993.


On July 11, 1951, the State Board of Medical Examiners awarded Dr. Robert A. Nielsen Chiropody  Cirtificate #263, allowing him to pracice Chiropody in the state of Wisconsin.


On May 24, 1972, Dr. Nielsen received his Post-Graduate degree in Ambulatory Podiatric Surgery and Office Protocol.

Free Consultation. Same Day Surgery.

Don’t wait any longer to get back on your feet. Join the 3,000+ patients who are back to doing what they love thanks to our minimally invasive procedures. Book Your Appointment now or call (414) 246-9404 to talk with a Northwest Surgery Center team member.