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Contact lens, optical services merge at BayCare Clinic

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

9/18/2017

Eye care just got a little easier at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists. That’s because northeastern Wisconsin’s eye care leader has merged its contact lens and optical services departments at its main office located at 2253…


Don’t overlook wisdom teeth

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

9/14/2017

Don’t overlook wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third, and final, set of molars that grow in the back of the mouth, generally between the ages of 14 and 24.   “For some of us, they grow into our mouths without concern. In some cases, though, wis…


WIAA sports physicals are required – here’s why

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

9/12/2017

WIAA sports physicals are required – here’s why

In Wisconsin, student athletes must undergo a physical exam before participating in interscholastic sports or practice.   “These are done to ensure they are healthy and can safely participate,” says Dr. Jon Henry, orth…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Nitrous oxide

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

9/12/2017

BayCare Clinic in the News: Nitrous oxide

WHO: Dr. Kerry Ahrens, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed on Monday for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about the growing use of nitrous oxide by first responders. Responders nationwide are …


BayCare Clinic nurse earns orthopedics certification

Wed, Sep 6, 2017

9/6/2017

GREEN BAY – Sarah J. Burton, a registered nurse with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, has earned orthopedics nurse certification from the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board.   “Becoming certified a…


Newell joins Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic

Wed, Sep 6, 2017

9/6/2017

Newell joins Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic

GREEN BAY – Dr. Brandon E. Newell, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, has joined Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic.   Dr. Newell earned his dental degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry …


Ben’s Wish hosts back-to-school food drive

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

9/5/2017

Ben’s Wish hosts back-to-school food drive

Ben’s Wish, a local organization dedicated to fighting homelessness and hunger, will host a September food drive to benefit underserved local students. Aurora BayCare Medical Center will be one of the collection location…


Watch kids’ backpack weight

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

9/5/2017

Watch kids’ backpack weight

School is back in session, which means students will be hauling around heavy backpacks.   Backpacks loaded with textbooks, binders, tablets, laptops, and personal items can lead to health issues, such as back pain, poo…


Shaikh joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Fri, Sep 1, 2017

9/1/2017

Shaikh joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

GREEN BAY – Dr. Armaan Carrigan Shaikh, an interventional cardiologist, has joined Aurora BayCare Cardiology.   Shaikh, who has specialized peripheral vascular training, treats blood vessels that supply the heart and o…


BayCare Clinic offers option to eliminate fat without surgery

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

8/31/2017

GREEN BAY – Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic offers an innovative treatment to shape your body without surgery or downtime.   CoolSculpting, an FDA-approved treatment, targets fat deposits under…


BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC teachers

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

8/17/2017

BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC teachers

Pictured from left are: Award winner Lynn Kettenhoven; Kay Tupala, academic dean; Dr. Joseph Hodgson, BayCare Clinic Foundation; and award winner Linda Muraski. Not pictured is award winner Terry Allen.   GREEN BAY – N…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Nail to the heart

Tue, Aug 15, 2017

8/15/2017

BayCare Clinic in the News: Nail to the heart

WHO: Dr. Alexander Roitstein, a cardiothoracic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed on Monday for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about one of his patients.   WHAT: Earlier this summer, the patient was working on a…


Dr. Jon Henry to receive Aurora Star Award

Mon, Aug 14, 2017

8/14/2017

Dr. Jon Henry to receive Aurora Star Award

Dr. Jon Henry, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, will receive an Aurora Star Award for exceptional customer service on behalf of Aurora Health Care.   Dr. Henry assisted a pat…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Multivitamin overdoses

Thu, Aug 3, 2017

8/3/2017

BayCare Clinic in the News: Multivitamin overdoses

WHO: Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a story about a report highlighting a growing number of emergency calls to Poison Control for …


Boyd joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Tue, Aug 1, 2017

8/1/2017

Boyd joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Dr. Jared Boyd, a board-certified anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia.   Boyd received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He completed his residency in ane…


Keto joins BayCare Clinic Urological Surgeons

Tue, Aug 1, 2017

8/1/2017

Keto joins BayCare Clinic Urological Surgeons

Dr. Christopher Keto, a urological surgeon, has joined BayCare Clinic Urological Surgeons.   Keto is seeing patients at Aurora BayCare Medical Center at 2845 Greenbrier Road in Green Bay.   His specialty areas includ…


Aurora BayCare Medical Center certified as area’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center

Mon, Jul 31, 2017

7/31/2017

Aurora BayCare Medical Center certified as area’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center

Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay has recorded another first, earning certification as the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in northeastern Wisconsin.   BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Med…


Howson joins BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Mon, Jul 17, 2017

7/17/2017

Howson joins BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Dr. Christopher Howson has joined BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine.   Howson earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus. He completed his anesthesiology residency a…


myBayCare online service upgraded, redesigned

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

7/10/2017

myBayCare online service upgraded, redesigned

BayCare Clinic believes it should be easy for patients to manage their health care. That’s why the clinic upgraded its myBayCare patient portal.   myBayCare has a new look and new features. They include: Simpler nav…


BayCare Clinic offers free bike helmets at Open Streets

Thu, Jul 6, 2017

7/6/2017

BayCare Clinic offers free bike helmets at Open Streets

GREEN BAY – Downtown traffic will look noticeably different next week for Aurora BayCare Open Streets Green Bay on Saturday, July 15.   That day, several roads will be closed to automobile traffic and opened exclusivel…


BayCare Clinic food drive for Paul's Pantry

Fri, Jun 30, 2017

6/30/2017

 

GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic is looking to feed a lot of families in need this summer and could use some help.   The clinic is holding a food drive throughout July – from Monday, July 3, to Friday, July 28 – to benefit P…


BayCare Clinic Foundation awards 8 scholarships

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

6/12/2017

GREEN BAY – Eight local students pursuing careers in healthcare will receive financial support thanks to $16,000 in scholarships from the BayCare Clinic Foundation.   Awards from the BayCare Clinic Foundation Healthcar…


BayCare Clinic sponsors fifth annual Fly A Kite Fest

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

6/12/2017

BayCare Clinic sponsors fifth annual Fly A Kite Fest

BayCare Clinic wants you to go fly a kite.   That’s because the Green Bay-based clinic is the title sponsor for the fifth annual Fly A Kite Fest, hosted by Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W.   Family & Ch…


Ortho-K and nearsightedness

Tue, Jun 6, 2017

6/6/2017

 

Ortho-K and nearsightedness: “The most exciting part about orthokeratology” is that it can slow the progression for most kids, Dr. Brad LaVallie, an eye specialist with BayCare Clinic, tells NBC…


BayCare Clinic donates book bags for summer reading program

Tue, Jun 6, 2017

6/6/2017

BayCare Clinic donates book bags for summer reading program

BayCare Clinic on Monday donated 200 bags to Jefferson Elementary School in Green Bay for use in the school’s Summer Literacy Care Packages.   On Thursday, June 8, more than 160 students at the school will use their ne…


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