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Meet Dr. Jon Slezak, otolaryngologist

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

9/24/2021

Meet Dr. Jon Slezak, otolaryngologist

Jon Slezak was going to pursue a career in economics.

 

He enjoyed economic history and financial systems. He studied economics as an undergrad at the University of Minnesota.

 

A career in economics was going to be …


Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic offers minimally-invasive bunion surgery

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

9/23/2021

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic offers minimally-invasive bunion surgery

Multiple poke holes are the key to a new procedure for treating bunions, a deformity of the big toe.

 

Jason George DeVries, DPM, a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCa…


Meet Dr. Jodi Wilske, audiologist

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

9/17/2021

Meet Dr. Jodi Wilske, audiologist

Dr. Jodi Y. Wilske never gave much thought to pursuing a career in medicine, much less a career in audiology.

 

But it happened and that’s a great thing, she says.

 

“If you asked me what I wanted to be the day I ent…


BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons offers specialized treatment for brain fluid buildup

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

9/15/2021

BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons offers specialized treatment for brain fluid buildup

Hydrocephalus, or extra fluid in the brain, is a dangerous, potentially life-threatening condition.

 

Dr. Jack Leschke, a neurological surgeon with BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons, offers endoscopic third ventricu…


BayCare Clinic names four physician partners

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

9/14/2021

BayCare Clinic names four physician partners

Four medical experts at BayCare Clinic – Drs. Rory Nelson, William Reynders, Jacob Clark and William Wagner – have been named partners with the Green Bay-based organization.

 

Earning partnership gives BayCare Clinic p…


Meet Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, orthopedic surgeon

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

9/10/2021

Meet Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, orthopedic surgeon

Michael Schnaubelt cultivated a strong work ethic years ago working on his parent’s farm.

 

His work ethic, including an emphasis on appreciating and embracing hard work, carried him through his career as an orthopedic…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Physicians warn against using ivermectin for COVID-19 prevention

Wed, Sep 8, 2021

9/8/2021

BayCare Clinic in the News: Physicians warn against using ivermectin for COVID-19 prevention

Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, explained to WBAY Channel 2 News why self-medicating with ivermectin in hopes of preventing COVID-19 is discouraged.

 

The U.S. Food & D…


Meet Dr. Kara Harbick, glaucoma specialist

Fri, Sep 3, 2021

9/3/2021

Meet Dr. Kara Harbick, glaucoma specialist

Dr. Kara Harbick, a glaucoma specialist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, has helped patients manage glaucoma and improve their vision for almost 20 years.

 

She also had that kind of long-range vision when it came …


New medical device aids safer treatment of aneurysms

Thu, Sep 2, 2021

9/2/2021

New medical device aids safer treatment of aneurysms

Dr. Ziad Darkhabani, an interventional neurologist with Aurora BayCare Interventional Neurology, is an early adopter of tools and techniques that help him safely treat patients.

 

That’s why he supports use of the Pipe…


Bhakta joins Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

9/1/2021

Bhakta joins Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic

Dr. Puja J. Bhakta, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, has joined Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic.

 

Bhakta earned her dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She …


Foster joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

9/1/2021

Foster joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Dr. Alexander A. Foster, an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract treatments, refractive cataract surgery and premium intraocular lens, has joined BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists.

 

BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists now…


DiMezza, Laurent, Schandel join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

9/1/2021

DiMezza, Laurent, Schandel join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Dr. Sarah DiMezza, Dr. Ross Laurent and Dr. Cassandra Schandel have joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

 

All three physicians earned their medical degrees at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and …


Schuh joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

9/1/2021

Schuh joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Mara E. Schuh has joined Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery as a nurse practitioner within Bariatrics and the Medical Weight Loss Clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

 

Schuh graduated from Concordia Uni…


Grand opening set for BayCare Clinic’s new Manitowoc facility

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

9/1/2021

Grand opening set for BayCare Clinic’s new Manitowoc facility

BayCare Clinic will host a grand opening event on Wednesday, September 22, for the new BayCare Clinic Lakeshore Campus in Manitowoc.

 

The grand opening is scheduled to take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. It will be…


Meet Dr. Cynthia Chao, general and vascular surgeon

Fri, Aug 27, 2021

8/27/2021

Meet Dr. Cynthia Chao, general and vascular surgeon

Dr. Cynthia Chao is bubbly, smiley and cares deeply for her patients. She’s a breast surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

 

What she most enjoys is building long-term relationships with her patie…


Luehmann to join Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Mon, Aug 23, 2021

8/23/2021

Luehmann to join Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

GREEN BAY – Dr. Natalie Luehmann, a fellowship-trained breast surgeon, will join Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery on Wednesday, September 1.

 

Luehmann earned her medical degree from Wayne State University…


Meet Dr. Francis G. Wolf, cardiologist

Fri, Aug 20, 2021

8/20/2021

Meet Dr. Francis G. Wolf, cardiologist

Have you heard the one about the doctor who wanted to be a stand-up comic?

 

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Francis G. Wolf. Dr. Wolf, that is.

 

“Love a lot and laugh a lot. It’s important,” says Wolf, who’s a cardiolog…


Watson to join Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

8/18/2021

Watson to join Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Justin J. Watson, a cardiothoracic surgeon, will join Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery on Wednesday, September 1.

 

Watson earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seat…


Meet Colton Skenandore, emergency medicine physician assistant

Fri, Aug 13, 2021

8/13/2021

Meet Colton Skenandore, emergency medicine physician assistant

BayCare Clinic doesn’t have many providers whose resumes read: “Sausage racer, Miller Park, Milwaukee Brewers.”

 

That, however, is how Colton Skenandore, a physician assistant with BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians,…


Kirkpatrick named partner at BayCare Clinic

Wed, Aug 11, 2021

8/11/2021

Kirkpatrick named partner at BayCare Clinic

Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick has been named a physician partner at BayCare Clinic.

 

Earning partnership gives BayCare Clinic providers shared ownership in the joint venture hospital Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a greater …


Leschke joins BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons

Tue, Aug 10, 2021

8/10/2021

Leschke joins BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons

GREEN BAY – Dr. Jack Leschke, a neurological surgeon, has joined BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons.

 

Leschke earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He completed a residency in…


Wood named partner at BayCare Clinic

Mon, Aug 9, 2021

8/9/2021

Wood named partner at BayCare Clinic

Dr. Joel Wood has been named a physician partner at BayCare Clinic.

 

Earning partnership gives BayCare Clinic providers shared ownership in the joint venture hospital Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a greater voice in …


Meet Dr. Elizabeth Congdon, optometrist

Fri, Aug 6, 2021

8/6/2021

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Congdon, optometrist

As a teenager, Elizabeth Congdon had a clear vision about her future.

 

“I knew in high school that I wanted to be an optometrist,” Congdon says. “I know that’s really young to know … but when you go through it for so …


Clark joins BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

8/3/2021

Clark joins BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Dr. Ryan Clark, a fellowship-trained physiatrist with a special interest in interventional pain management, has joined BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine.

 

He is seeing patients in Green Bay, Kaukauna and Sturge…


Singh joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

8/2/2021

Singh joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Aurora BayCare Cardiology has expanded its team, welcoming Dr. Prabhpreet Singh, a cardiac electrophysiologist.

 

He is providing care at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay and Aurora Medical Center – Bay Area …


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