COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Madison Medical Affiliates & Ascension are working together to vaccinate our patients & our community at several sites across SE Wisconsin. Please check our website for updates on eligibility & availability of the COVID-19 Vaccine.

  • Eligibility: Effective September 24th, the CDC is recommending booster vaccinations for certain individuals who have previously received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Availability: Madison Medical is only offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the time. To locate the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in your area, please visit vaccines.gov.
  • *IMPORTANT*: We will continue to monitor further developments around booster vaccinations and update our website accordingly.
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Madison Medical welcomes Venelin Kounev, M.D. to its team of reputable physicians

Madison Medical welcomes Venelin Kounev, M.D. to its team of reputable physicians.

(MILWAUKEE, WI) April 8, 2019—Madison Medical Affiliates is pleased to welcome Venelin Kounev, M.D. to our growing practice. Dr. Kounev specializes in Gastroenterology and is accepting new patients at Ascension Medical Clinic, located at 8020 S. Howell Avenue in Oak Creek.


"I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Kounev to the practice," said Kevin Behl, Executive Director of Madison Medical Affiliates. "His clinical background in Gastroenterology and focus on consistent, high-quality care are sure to be assets to our growing team of specialists.”


Dr. Venelin Kounev completed his medical degree at the Medical University of Sofia in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1996. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee, followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology in 2007. Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, he has worked as a Gastroenterologist in Milwaukee since 2008.


Madison Medical has 56 physicians on staff specializing in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Eye Care, Gastroenterology, Urology, Dermatology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Allergy & Immunology, Pulmonary Medicine, and Surgery.

If you have a question about Madison Medical Gastroenterology or would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kounev, please call (414) 647-7170.