Stephen F. Conley, MD

Stephen Conley, MDProfessor
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin



Patient Care Information


Dr. Conley is both a board-certified Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon and a board certified Pediatrician with fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology. He is the only double board certified Pediatric Otolaryngologist in the state of Wisconsin, providing additional expertise in the care of infants, children, and adolescents in his full-time practice at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Along with teaching physicians-in-training and medical students, Dr. Conley is active in local and national professional societies. He is an expert in the care of children with cleft palate and associated speech disorders. He has extensive experience in airway diseases and surgery in infants and children. Along with providing expert medical and surgical care in pediatric otitis media, sinusitis, and voice problems, Dr. Conley has a special interest in pediatric swallowing disorders and congenital abnormalities of the head and neck including velocardiofacial (22q11.2 deletion) syndrome. He developed and is a member of a multidisciplinary team to treat swallowing disorders in children with cerebral palsy, brain injury, and developmental disorders. He is a consultant to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Cleft Palate Team and to the Difficult Feeding Team. His current areas of research are cleft palate speech disorders, swallowing abnormalities in developmentally disabled children, new techniques for airway reconstruction, nasal airway resistance, and evaluation and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing in children.

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Neonatal Airway Disease
  • Congenital Head and Neck Abnormalities
  • Sinus Endoscopy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Laser Surgery
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Flexible Endoscopy

Board Certification

Clinical Practice

  • Patient Age: 0-18
  • Joined MCW: 1989

Scheduling Information

  • Toll Free: (877) 607-5280
  • Children's Hospital: (414) 607-5280

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1978
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 1978-1981
  • Master of Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1986
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, 1982-1986
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1986-1987

Clinical Practice Locations

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-6453
(414) 266-2693 (fax)

New Berlin Specialty Clinic
4855 S Moorland Road
New Berlin, WI 53151
(262) 432-7703
(262) 432-7798 (fax)

Delafield Clinic
3195 Hillside Drive
Delafield, WI 53018
(414) 607-5280