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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 …


BayCare Clinic in the News: Maskne, mask-related acne

Thu, Jul 23, 2020

7/23/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: Maskne, mask-related acne

Nick Grimm, a certified physician assistant with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a story about a skin condition called “maskne” or mask-related acne.


Slezak joins BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

Mon, Jul 20, 2020

7/20/2020

Slezak joins BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

GREEN BAY – Jon Slezak, MD, an otolaryngologist, will join the team at BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, effective Monday, August 3.

 

He earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medici…


Aurora BayCare in the News: Broken heart syndrome and COVID-19

Mon, Jul 20, 2020

7/20/2020

Aurora BayCare in the News: Broken heart syndrome and COVID-19

Dr. Scott Weslow, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature story about stress-induced cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo syndrome. The condition …


Aurora BayCare Cardiology cath lab earns accreditation

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

7/14/2020

Aurora BayCare Cardiology cath lab earns accreditation

The American College of Cardiology awarded Aurora BayCare Medical Center’s cath lab the Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI for demonstrating its expertise and commitment to treating patients.

 

That patient care i…


BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat expands to Two Rivers

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

7/14/2020

BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat expands to Two Rivers

TWO RIVERS – BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat is bringing comprehensive care to the Manitowoc and Lakeshore areas.

 

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, an otolaryngologist, and Mackenzie Zuleger, a nurse practitioner, will se…


Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

7/14/2020

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle

Question: If I choose to not wear a helmet when I’m on the road with my motorcycle, is that a big deal?

 

Answer: As a medical professional, I’d have to say yes. Whether you’re cruising along the lake or doing highway …


Meet Dr. Steven Schmidt, plastic surgeon

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

7/2/2020

Meet Dr. Steven Schmidt, plastic surgeon

His father was a radiologist and his mother a nurse, so if you assumed Dr. Steven Schmidt was destined to follow his parents’ footsteps and work in the medical field, you’d be correct.

 

“I wanted to be a quote unquote…


BayCare Clinic in the News: Local EMS experts bid farewell to BayCare Clinic’s Stroman

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

7/1/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: Local EMS experts bid farewell to BayCare Clinic’s Stroman

Local emergency medical services providers visited Aurora BayCare Medical Center on Tuesday to wish Dr. Steve Stroman a fond farewell.

 

Stroman, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic for more than 20 yea…


Physician lineup set for Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

7/1/2020

Physician lineup set for Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna

Specialty care physicians with BayCare Clinic and Aurora BayCare are among the doctors that will see patients at the new Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna, which opens Monday, July 13.

 

The facility is at 1500 …


Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Enjoy a safe and healthy Independence Day

Mon, Jun 29, 2020

6/29/2020

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Enjoy a safe and healthy Independence Day

Question: My family and I have a busy Fourth of July planned. Do you have tips for keeping my family safe?

 

Answer: Yes, there are tips you and your family can follow to help stay safe while participating in any July …


Wilske joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

6/24/2020

Wilske joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

MARINETTE – Jodi Y. Wilske, a certified audiologist, has joined Hearing Center BayCare Clinic in Marinette.

 

She received her doctor of audiology degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She is certified …


Your neck might be causing your headache

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

6/24/2020

Your neck might be causing your headache

GREEN BAY – For some people, getting a headache is just a pain in the neck.

 

For others, their headache is caused by problems with their neck.

 

This type of headache is called a cervicogenic headache. It’s often re…


Meet Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

6/18/2020

Meet Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, an otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, started his medical career washing dishes.

 

As a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Sonnenburg worked part time in th…


Stroman retiring from BayCare Clinic

Tue, Jun 16, 2020

6/16/2020

Stroman retiring from BayCare Clinic

Emergency medicine physician was a founding member of the health organization

 

GREEN BAY – Dr. Steven Stroman is retiring from BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

 

Stroman is one of the original members of BayCare…


Polglaze joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Fri, Jun 12, 2020

6/12/2020

Polglaze joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Dr. Kevin Polglaze has joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

 

He earned his medical degree at Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois. Polglaze completed a resi…


Meet Dr. Scott Weslow, cardiologist

Fri, Jun 5, 2020

6/5/2020

Meet Dr. Scott Weslow, cardiologist

From left: Dr. Scott Weslow and pal, Dr. William Witmer, enjoy a moment at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

 

Dr. Scott Weslow grew up in a family of plumbers. It was only natural he would pursue a similar vocation.

 

“I …


BayCare Clinic in the News: Patient care amid COVID: You are safe

Wed, May 27, 2020

5/27/2020

BayCare Clinic in the News: Patient care amid COVID: You are safe

Dr. Gerald Eckardt, a neurological surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about ensuring patient safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Also interviewed was his patient, Beth LaVigne of …


Ride in the 2020 Virtual BayCare Clinic Century

Fri, May 22, 2020

5/22/2020

Ride in the 2020 Virtual BayCare Clinic Century

If you’d hoped to ride in the BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bike tour in June, we invite you to ride in our 2020 virtual event instead!

 

The 2020 BayCare Clinic Century was to have taken place on Saturd…


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