Palliative Medicine allows Martin O. Bazelak, MD, to be an advocate for patients and their families, which he accomplishes with active listening, empathy and facilitating open and honest conversation. Dr. Bazelak facilitates family meetings, goals of care discussions and symptom management.
Dr. Bazelak earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed both his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
In his free time, Dr. Bazelak enjoys camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking and ice hockey.
Medical College of Wisconsin (Degree earned: MD)
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Internal Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics