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Aurora BayCare offers 2020 Stroke and Neurovascular Symposium

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

9/18/2020

Aurora BayCare offers 2020 Stroke and Neurovascular Symposium

Physicians, advanced practice providers and registered nurses are invited to the 2020 Aurora BayCare Stroke and Neurovascular Symposium, a virtual event to be offered on the first four Thursdays in October.

 

This free c…


BayCare Clinic in the News: WARM program at Aurora BayCare

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

9/16/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: WARM program at Aurora BayCare

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature about the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine program at the University of Wisconsin Scho…


Meet Dr. William Witmer, interventional cardiologist

Tue, Sep 15, 2020

9/15/2020

Meet Dr. William Witmer, interventional cardiologist

From left: Dr. William Witmer and pal, Dr. Scott Weslow, pose for the camera.

 

“I am really worried about my calendar,” Dr. William Witmer says.

 

Why?

 

“Because its days are numbered.”

 

Chuckles – or groans – ensue.


New location for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, Hearing Center

Mon, Sep 14, 2020

9/14/2020

New location for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, Hearing Center

GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat and Hearing Center BayCare Clinic have a new location on the Aurora BayCare Medical Center campus in Green Bay.

 

Their clinical offices are in Suite F300 on the third fl…


Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Watch your child’s backpack weight

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

9/11/2020

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Watch your child’s backpack weight

Question: I’m concerned my fifth-grader’s backpack might be a little too heavy for her. When it comes to backpack weight for children, how can I help her avoid an injury?

 

Answer: This is a timely issue especially now t…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Teaching and learning amid COVID-19

Wed, Sep 9, 2020

9/9/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: Teaching and learning amid COVID-19

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature about the challenges of teaching and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Murphy is amon…


Aurora BayCare earns stroke care award

Tue, Sep 8, 2020

9/8/2020

Aurora BayCare earns stroke care award

BayCare Clinic’s health care partner, Aurora BayCare Medical Center, again has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for its exceptional stroke care.

 

The hospital recently earned…


New location for Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

Tue, Sep 8, 2020

9/8/2020

New location for Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

GREEN BAY – Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons has a new location on the Aurora BayCare Medical Center campus in Green Bay.

 

Its clinical offices are in Suite F400 on the fourth floor of the four-story clinic building j…


Meet Dr. Paul Baek, neurosurgeon

Fri, Sep 4, 2020

9/4/2020

Meet Dr. Paul Baek, neurosurgeon

All parents hope for a successful and promising future for their children. For Paul Baek, it was his parents dream for him and his brother to pursue a career in medicine, he says.

 

However, Baek had a different future i…


Chao joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

9/3/2020

Chao joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

GREEN BAY – Dr. Cynthia Chao, a general surgeon specializing in breast surgery, has joined Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

 

Chao earned her medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physi…


Aurora BayCare honored for heart failure care

Wed, Sep 2, 2020

9/2/2020

Aurora BayCare honored for heart failure care

GREEN BAY – Aurora BayCare Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for its high-quality care of heart failure patients.

 

The hospital recently earned a Get With T…


Destree, Miller join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Tue, Sep 1, 2020

9/1/2020

Destree, Miller join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Dr. Katrina Destree and Dr. Dan Miller have joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

 

Destree earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa. She completed her residency in emergency medic…


Budreau joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Tue, Sep 1, 2020

9/1/2020

Budreau joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

GREEN BAY – Dr. Daniel Budreau, a general surgeon specializing in trauma and critical care, has joined Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

 

Budreau earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago. He…


Piotrowski joins Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

Mon, Aug 31, 2020

8/31/2020

Piotrowski joins Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

GREEN BAY – Dr. Joshua T. Piotrowski, a urological surgeon, has joined Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons.

 

He is seeing patients at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay and at Aurora Medical Center – Bay Area in …


BayCare Clinic in the News: Flu shot: Get yours early

Wed, Aug 19, 2020

8/19/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: Flu shot: Get yours early

Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health news feature about getting early flu shots amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

It will be poss…


Meet Dr. Timothy Kennedy, urologist

Tue, Aug 18, 2020

8/18/2020

Meet Dr. Timothy Kennedy, urologist

Most teenagers are hanging out with friends, playing their favorite sport or planning the next big party. Not the case for a young Timothy Kennedy.

 

As a teenager, Kennedy, now a urological surgeon with Aurora BayCare…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Be aware of acute flaccid myelitis

Tue, Aug 18, 2020

8/18/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: Be aware of acute flaccid myelitis

Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health news feature about an uncommon condition that affects children – acute flaccid myelitis.


Pajek joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Mon, Aug 17, 2020

8/17/2020

Pajek joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

TWO RIVERS – Dr. Emil Pajek has joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

 

He earned his medical degree at the Medical University of Gdansk in Poland. He completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hosp…


Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Don’t ignore shoulder pain

Wed, Aug 12, 2020

8/12/2020

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Don’t ignore shoulder pain

Question: I’ve been experiencing increasing amounts of pain and stiffness in the front of my shoulder. Over my 62 years, I’ve separated my shoulder a few times and have injured it in the past too. The pain is worse after…


BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC educators

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

8/11/2020

BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC educators

GREEN BAY – Northeast Wisconsin Technical College instructors Jodie Breidel, Kelly Guyette and Barb Peters were honored on Tuesday with individual awards from the BayCare Clinic Foundation board.

 

They received the Ba…


Meet Dr. Peter Johnson, gynecologic oncologist

Fri, Aug 7, 2020

8/7/2020

Meet Dr. Peter Johnson, gynecologic oncologist

Trading a hard hat, neon vest and tool belt for scrubs and a stethoscope is a move that a young Peter Johnson, now a doctor and director of gynecologic oncology at Aurora BayCare Medical Center, never saw coming.

 

“I …


Ribbon-cutting event showcases road to BayCare Clinic’s Manitowoc facility

Thu, Aug 6, 2020

8/6/2020

Ribbon-cutting event showcases road to BayCare Clinic’s Manitowoc facility

MANITOWOC – A ribbon-cutting event held Wednesday afternoon along Manitowoc’s lakeshore highlighted the opening of Bayshore Drive, the new road that will lead to BayCare Clinic’s planned clinic site.

 

A crowd of about…


Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Cataracts at 50? It’s possible

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

7/27/2020

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Cataracts at 50? It’s possible

Question: My sister was treated for cataracts in her 40s. I’m also in need of cataract treatment. I’m in my 50s. Is this normal?

 

Answer: While not typical, your situation also is not unusual. A cataract, or clouding …


BayCare Clinic names two physician partners

Fri, Jul 24, 2020

7/24/2020

BayCare Clinic names two physician partners

Two medical experts at BayCare Clinic – Dr. David A. Sorrentino and Dr. Lee M. Woodward – have been named partners with the Green Bay-based organization.

 

Earning partnership gives them shared ownership in the joint v…


Meet Dr. Carl DiRaimondo, orthopedic surgeon

Fri, Jul 24, 2020

7/24/2020

Meet Dr. Carl DiRaimondo, orthopedic surgeon

For Dr. Carl DiRaimondo, pursuing a career in orthopedics was second nature. After all, his father was an orthopedic surgeon and growing up in a house stacked with medical textbooks and old orthopedic implants served as …


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