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BayCare Clinic in the News: Flu cases are down; twindemic hasn’t materialized

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

1/26/2021

BayCare Clinic in the News: Flu cases are down; twindemic hasn’t materialized

Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, spoke with WBAY Channel 2 News about the season’s unusually low flu activity.

 

Painter offered his thoughts as to why we’re seeing less flu…


Dimitris joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Mon, Jan 25, 2021

1/25/2021

Dimitris joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

GREEN BAY – Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic is expanding its team, welcoming Dr. Kirk Dimitris, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in total hip and knee joint replacement.

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Meet Dr. Katie Destree, emergency medicine physician

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

1/12/2021

Meet Dr. Katie Destree, emergency medicine physician

For some, it takes a lifetime to discover their calling. Katie Destree knew her calling even before kindergarten.  

 

“My mom says that I was telling them since the age of 4 that I wanted to be a doctor,” Destree says.…


BayCare Clinic Foundation offering scholarships

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

1/11/2021

BayCare Clinic Foundation offering scholarships

The BayCare Clinic Foundation will provide scholarships to support local students planning to attend college, particularly those pursuing a career in health care.

 

The Griffin Scholarship is available to high school s…


Meet Dr. Richard Windsor, urologist

Fri, Jan 1, 2021

1/1/2021

Meet Dr. Richard Windsor, urologist

When you grow up hearing tales of challenging yet successful surgeries, you might one day want to become a surgeon. That was the case for Dr. Richard Windsor, a urological surgeon with Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons.…


Hearing Center BayCare Clinic offers care in Two Rivers

Mon, Dec 14, 2020

12/14/2020

Hearing Center BayCare Clinic offers care in Two Rivers

TWO RIVERS – Hearing Center BayCare Clinic has started providing audiology services and hearing care at Aurora Health Center in Two Rivers, 5300 Memorial Drive.

 

Heather Schwartz, a certified audiologist, provides hea…


BayCare Clinic in the News: COVID-19 vaccine and allergic reactions

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

12/10/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: COVID-19 vaccine and allergic reactions

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed Wednesday by WBAY Channel 2 News regarding two health care workers in the United Kingdom who had allergic reactions to the new COVID-19 vacci…


Meet Dr. Emil Pajek, emergency medicine physician

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

12/4/2020

Meet Dr. Emil Pajek, emergency medicine physician

“Why shouldn’t you be a doctor?”

 

That question changed Emil Pajek’s life forever.

 

“I woke up one day and I just had the thought in my head,” Pajek says. “The question was nagging enough to follow and from that mo…


Aurora BayCare in the News: Obesity may worsen COVID-19 outcomes

Mon, Nov 30, 2020

11/30/2020

Aurora BayCare in the News: Obesity may worsen COVID-19 outcomes

Laura Gintner, a physician assistant with the bariatrics team at Aurora BayCare Medical Center, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a story about studies that suggest people with obesity may be at increased risk o…


Barbara named partner at BayCare Clinic

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

11/20/2020

Barbara named partner at BayCare Clinic

Dr. David W. Barbara has been named a physician partner at BayCare Clinic.

 

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


10 technical college students earn EMS scholarships

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

11/18/2020

10 technical college students earn EMS scholarships

Nine students from the emergency medical services program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and one student from Lakeshore Technical College have been awarded scholarships from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and th…


Meet Dr. Mary Rupp, urgent care physician

Tue, Nov 17, 2020

11/17/2020

Meet Dr. Mary Rupp, urgent care physician

While conducting investigations, detectives look for clues, follow leads and work to determine the cause of a crime incident while also identifying likely culprits.

 

As an urgent care physician with BayCare Clinic, Dr…


BayCare Clinic in the News: New organs discovered in the throat

Thu, Nov 12, 2020

11/12/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: New organs discovered in the throat

Dr. Jon Slezak of BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health news feature about the recent discovery of a set of previously unknown large salivary glands where the nasal cav…


Make safety a priority at holiday gatherings

Tue, Nov 10, 2020

11/10/2020

Make safety a priority at holiday gatherings

This year, it's crucial to guard against COVID-19 exposure and infection as plans for holiday gatherings take shape, health experts say.

 

“The nation is still locked in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as such,…


Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: It’s not too late to get your flu shot

Mon, Nov 9, 2020

11/9/2020

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: It’s not too late to get your flu shot

Question: It’s November and we haven’t gotten our flu shots yet. If we get our shots now, will they be effective against the flu this late in the season?

 

Answer: As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too lat…


Meet Dr. Wei-Chuan Wang, ophthalmologist

Fri, Nov 6, 2020

11/6/2020

Meet Dr. Wei-Chuan Wang, ophthalmologist

Dr. Wei-Chuan Wang – some know him by his American name, Glen – is an ophthalmologist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists. He is all about building and maintaining relationships.

 

Wang has done that since arriving in …


Terp joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Mon, Nov 2, 2020

11/2/2020

Terp joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Tiffany Terp, a physician assistant, has joined Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic.

 

She works under the direction of Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon.

 

Terp is practicing at …


Witmer expands cardiology practice to Kaukauna

Tue, Oct 27, 2020

10/27/2020

Witmer expands cardiology practice to Kaukauna

KAUKAUNA – Dr. William Witmer, a fellowship-trained interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, is expanding his practice to Kaukauna.

 

He will begin seeing patients at Aurora BayCare Health Center in …


BayCare Clinic in the News: BRAs of the Bay stresses need for breast reconstruction awareness

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

10/23/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: BRAs of the Bay stresses need for breast reconstruction awareness

BayCare Clinic held its sixth annual BRAs of the Bay event on Thursday night, promoting breast reconstruction awareness.

 

The virtual event was streamed live on Facebook and hosted by Plastic Surgery & Skin Specia…


BayCare Clinic Foundation aids purchase of bleed control kits for De Pere Police

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

10/23/2020

BayCare Clinic Foundation aids purchase of bleed control kits for De Pere Police

A grant from the BayCare Clinic Foundation has helped purchase six Stop the Bleed kits for the De Pere Police Department.

 

The bright green-and-yellow bleed control kits contain medical supplies – bandages, gauze, tou…


Aurora BayCare in the News: Those hospitalized with COVID often have neurological symptoms, study says

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

10/22/2020

Aurora BayCare in the News: Those hospitalized with COVID often have neurological symptoms, study says

Dr. Ziad Darkhabani, an interventional neurologist with Aurora BayCare, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News about a recent study that suggests that neurological symptoms are common among COVID-19 patients sick enough …


Meet Dr. James Zasuly, plastic surgeon

Tue, Oct 20, 2020

10/20/2020

Meet Dr. James Zasuly, plastic surgeon

As an undergrad at Texas A&M University, James Zasuly had everything figured out. He’d earn his engineering degree and go on to enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional career.

 

It sounded good. It just didn…


Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic expands Shawano team

Mon, Oct 19, 2020

10/19/2020

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic expands Shawano team

SHAWANO – Sarah Burton, a nurse practitioner with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, has begun seeing patients at Aurora Health Center in Shawano.

 

She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Prac…


BayCare Clinic in the News: COVID-19 risk is real; take precautions

Tue, Oct 6, 2020

10/6/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: COVID-19 risk is real; take precautions

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed via Skype on Tuesday by WLUK Fox 11’s “Good Day Wisconsin” morning news show.

 

As concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic grow, Bhatia urges p…


Meet Dr. Richard Harrison, neurosurgeon

Fri, Oct 2, 2020

10/2/2020

Meet Dr. Richard Harrison, neurosurgeon

There was a time when Dr. Richard Harrison thought he would be flying amongst the clouds, observing the world from thousands of feet above ground. That dream quickly evaporated, however, much like the clouds he thought h…


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