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Meet Dr. Rory Nelson, radiologist

Fri, Mar 20, 2020


Discovery, exploration and curiosity as kid can sometimes get you in trouble, but for Dr. Rory Nelson it was the exact opposite.


As a child, Nelson loved to wander in the woods near his childhood home. He’d spend hou…

BayCare Clinic prepares for possible coronavirus outbreak

Mon, Mar 16, 2020


Handwashing, cough and sneeze etiquette are key for combating COVID-19


GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic is helping to prepare the Green Bay area and northeastern Wisconsin for a potential outbreak of COVID-19, also known a…

BayCare Clinic in the News: First responders prepare for coronavirus

Fri, Mar 6, 2020


WHO: Dr. Steve Stroman, an emergency medicine and EMS physician with BayCare Clinic, spoke with NBC 26 News about how first responders are preparing for a possible coronavirus outbreak in northeast Wisconsin.



BayCare Clinic in the News: Protecting against the coronavirus

Wed, Mar 4, 2020


WHO: Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, spoke with WBAY Channel 2 News about coronavirus prevention.


WHAT: The 2019 coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, can cause severe res…

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Raise your brain injury awareness

Mon, Mar 2, 2020


Question: How big a deal is Brain Injury Awareness Month?


Answer: It’s a big deal, because we’re not talking about it frequently enough. Brain injury is often referred to as a silent epidemic because few people know …

Meet Dr. Armaan Carrigan Shaikh, cardiologist

Fri, Feb 28, 2020


March 4, 1990 is a day that Dr. Armaan Carrigan Shaikh, cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, will never forget.


Growing up, Shaikh loved the game of basketball and he idolized Loyola Marymount University …

BayCare Clinic announces new podcast

Thu, Feb 27, 2020


GREEN BAY – Conversations about prescription drug misuse, heart healthy lifestyles, surgical innovations and a host of other topics are just a sample of what people will hear when tuning in to BayCare Clinic’s new podcas…

BayCare Clinic in the News: Regenerative medicine

Tue, Feb 25, 2020


WHO: Dr. Ryan Woods, a regenerative medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, sat down with WBAY Channel 2 News to discuss this evolving field of medicine.


WHAT: Woods treated Ruth Mettner, a knee arthritis patient, wh…

BayCare Clinic in the News: Deep brain stimulator

Thu, Feb 20, 2020


WHO: Dr. Max Ots, a neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic, sat down with WBAY Channel 2 News to discuss a technology that helps Parkinson’s disease patients manage their condition.


WHAT: A deep brain stimulator helps curb…

BayCare Clinic in the News: Wisconsin flu cases

Mon, Feb 17, 2020


WHO: Dr. Nels Rose, emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by NBC 26 News for a story about the severity of the 2019-20 flu season.


WHAT: Federal health officials have called this the worst…

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Love can be good for your heart

Fri, Feb 14, 2020


Question: Is it true that being in love can be good for your heart?


Answer: If Cupid has his arrow trained on you, make yourself an easy target because being in love does appear to benefit your heart, research sugges…

Meet Dr. Heather Stefaniak, urological surgeon

Wed, Feb 5, 2020


Heather Stefaniak is a mom, a wife, animal lover and doctor. That’s just the tip of the iceberg.


When she’s not devoting herself to her patients, you can find her crafting, gardening, canning with her parents during …

Kroll joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Mon, Feb 3, 2020


Dr. Mark Kroll has joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.


He earned his medical degree at Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. Kroll completed a residency in family medicine at St. Luke’s Medical Center in…

Kirkpatrick offers orthopedic services in Sturgeon Bay

Thu, Jan 23, 2020


STURGEON BAY – Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, is providing orthopedic services to people of all ages at Aurora Health Center in Sturgeon Bay, effectiv…

Moeller-Springborn joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Mon, Jan 20, 2020


BELLEVUE – Desiree Moeller-Springborn has joined the care team at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.


She joins Samantha Rill, RN, in providing specialized permanent makeup services to patients …

Geocaris receives certified plastic surgery nurse certification

Mon, Jan 20, 2020


Pamela Geocaris, RN, CPSN, of Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic recently earned her Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse credential from the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board.


Geocaris i…

Aurora BayCare in the News: Back from a spiritual journey

Wed, Jan 15, 2020


WHO: Dr. Peter Johnson, a gynecologic oncologist with Aurora BayCare, returned from a 2-month-long spiritual sabbatical to Nepal. He sat down to discuss his trip with WBAY Channel 2 News.


WHAT: Johnson participated i…

Meet Dr. Thomas Wilkins, pain and rehab medicine physician

Wed, Jan 15, 2020


Many students enter college with a vague idea of what they want to study. Dr. Thomas Wilkins, a physiatrist with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine, not only had an idea, but knew exactly what he wanted to study.

Woods to offer regenerative medicine in Manitowoc

Tue, Jan 14, 2020


MANITOWOC – Starting in February, Dr. Ryan Woods, a non-operative sports medicine physician, will begin providing care to Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic patients in Manitowoc.


He specializes in rege…

Scholarships available for Manitowoc-area students

Tue, Jan 7, 2020


MANITOWOC – Students in the Lakeshore region are encouraged to apply for scholarships, courtesy of the BayCare Clinic Foundation.


The scholarship opportunities include the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Cl…

BayCare Clinic Foundation scholarships available for students

Mon, Jan 6, 2020


GREEN BAY – The BayCare Clinic Foundation will provide scholarships to aid area students planning to attend college, especially those pursuing a career in healthcare.


The Griffin Scholarship is available to high scho…

Rupp joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Thu, Jan 2, 2020


Dr. Mary K. Rupp has joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.


She earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Rupp completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of N…

Time to register for the BayCare Clinic Century

Mon, Dec 23, 2019


GREEN BAY – Registration for the fourth annual BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bike ride opens on Wednesday, January 1.


The ride offers a local biking experience for cyclists of all ability and age level…

Group provides support for those battling Parkinson’s disease

Wed, Dec 18, 2019


People diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease don’t have to rely only on family and friends for support. There’s help available from Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.


The Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the …

Construction progresses for new Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna

Mon, Dec 16, 2019


Construction is progressing on the new Aurora BayCare Medical Center facility near interstate 41 and Highway 55 in Kaukauna. The facility is set to open in summer 2020.


The 72,000-square-foot facility will house 13 c…

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