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Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Welcomes Dr. R. Tyler Smith

Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Welcomes Dr. R. Tyler Smith

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

R. Tyler Smith, DDS is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic in Green Bay, Manitowoc and Sturgeon Bay, WI.

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Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Physicians Match BayCare Clinic Foundation’s Generous Donation to Oral Health Partnership

Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Physicians Match BayCare Clinic Foundation’s Generous Donation to Oral Health Partnership

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Doctors Brandon Newell, Krista Primley, Michael Schuh, R. Tyler Smith, and Steve Zent are thrilled to announce their recent donation of $2,500 to the Oral Health Partnership of Brown County. This generous contribution serves as a matching donation to the $2,500 donated by the BayCare Clinic Foundation. The team at Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic is dedicated to supporting OHP’s mission of transforming the lives of children in our community through enhanced access to exceptional oral health services and education.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation Announces Scholarship and Tuition Reimbursements

BayCare Clinic Foundation Announces Scholarship and Tuition Reimbursements

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

BayCare Clinic Foundation grants two awards, a scholarship, and several tuition reimbursements to support health and education in the community.

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Kyle Martell, AuD joins Hearing Center by BayCare Clinic

Kyle Martell, AuD joins Hearing Center by BayCare Clinic

Monday, July 1, 2024

Kyle Martell, AuD is an audiologist with the Hearing Center by BayCare Clinic in Green Bay, WI.

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Jackie is ‘Really, Really Pleased’ After Her DIEP Flap Procedure

Jackie is ‘Really, Really Pleased’ After Her DIEP Flap Procedure

Friday, June 21, 2024

Throughout Jackie Cole’s life, she has been through multiple surgeries. From getting her gallbladder removed and getting breast implants for breast cancer reconstruction, Jackie told herself, “No more surgeries.”

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DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Restores Shari’s Confidence

DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Restores Shari’s Confidence

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Shari Palmeri is grateful for her DIEP Flap Reconstruction, performed by Dr. Karri Adamson at Plastic Surgery and Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.

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EMS Medical Director Enhances EMS Care Across Brown County

EMS Medical Director Enhances EMS Care Across Brown County

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Aurora BayCare Medical Center EMS Medical Director, Dr. Bob Zemple, enhances EMS care with comprehensive treatment guidelines and support for EMS providers.

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Keith and Sara “Can Live a Life” Again After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Keith and Sara “Can Live a Life” Again After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Keith and Sara Johnson can enjoy life after losing 370 pounds together through gastric bypass surgery at Aurora BayCare Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss.

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Dr. DeVries speaks at the Wisconsin Foot & Ankle Conference

Dr. DeVries speaks at the Wisconsin Foot & Ankle Conference

Monday, May 20, 2024

Blog post about Dr. DeVries speaking at the Wisconsin Foot & Ankle Conference.

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BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists first to offer new dropless cataract surgery technique in Green Bay

BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists first to offer new dropless cataract surgery technique in Green Bay

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

A new kind of dropless cataract surgery has made its way to Green Bay – with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists being the first in the area to offer it.

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Seeing Beyond: Exploring the Link Between Dementia and Cataracts

Seeing Beyond: Exploring the Link Between Dementia and Cataracts

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Blog post about the link between dementia and cataracts.

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BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists Optician Gives the Gift of Sight on 33rd Eye Mission

BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists Optician Gives the Gift of Sight on 33rd Eye Mission

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Sue Laskowski, a dispensing optician at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, takes her professional skills across the globe to help underserved communities.

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Keith is ‘Super Happy’ After Dupuytren’s Contracture Release Surgery

Keith is ‘Super Happy’ After Dupuytren’s Contracture Release Surgery

Monday, April 22, 2024

Keith Broadway can use all ten of his fingers again after Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick performed Dupuytren’s contracture release surgery to straighten two of them.

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Get Ready for TechGYRLS 2024

Get Ready for TechGYRLS 2024

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Get ready to ignite your passion for science and healthcare at BayCare Clinic's annual TechGYRLS event! Happening on Friday, November 1 from 2-4 p.m.

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Daniel Credits Thread Carpal Tunnel Release for His Quick and Painless Recovery from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Daniel Credits Thread Carpal Tunnel Release for His Quick and Painless Recovery from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Daniel found quick relief from carpal tunnel syndrome with Thread Carpal Tunnel Release by Dr. Danzhu Guo. He returned to normal daily activities the next day.

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Treating the Whole Person, Not Just the Disease

Treating the Whole Person, Not Just the Disease

Monday, April 8, 2024

In this episode of the Recovery Room podcast, host Dr. Leslie J. Waltke dives into the crucial conversation about treating patients as whole beings rather than just focusing on their disease. Special guest, gynecological oncologist Dr. Elizabeth Dickson, shares enlightening insights on the importance of fostering open communication between patients and medical professionals.

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Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Welcomes Dr. Krista S. Primley

Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic Welcomes Dr. Krista S. Primley

Monday, April 1, 2024

Krista S. Primley, DDS is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic in Green Bay, Manitowoc and Sturgeon Bay, WI.

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Revolutionizing Cataract Surgery - The Dropless Way with Dextenza

Revolutionizing Cataract Surgery - The Dropless Way with Dextenza

Friday, March 29, 2024

BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists proudly pioneers the integration of potent, data-backed medical advancements into our patient care regimen. We've always been at the forefront of innovative treatments, and our commitment to offering only the best for our patients shines brighter than ever with our latest addition - the Dextenza steroid insert. This advancement marks a monumental step in our premium cataract experience, presenting a safer, dropless post-surgery regimen for our valued patients.

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Dr. Adam Wallace Named Director of Interventional Neurology for Aurora BayCare Medical Center

Dr. Adam Wallace Named Director of Interventional Neurology for Aurora BayCare Medical Center

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Adam N. Wallace, MD, is the Director of Interventional Neurology for Aurora BayCare Interventional Neurology in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Meet Karen Miller, Chief Quality Officer and Data-Driven Decision Maker

Meet Karen Miller, Chief Quality Officer and Data-Driven Decision Maker

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

BayCare Clinic's chief quality officer, Karen Miller, drives improvement in healthcare while breaking career barriers and balancing family life.

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Implant Surgery with Dr. Brandon E. Newell Was “A Blessing” for Barb

Implant Surgery with Dr. Brandon E. Newell Was “A Blessing” for Barb

Monday, March 25, 2024

Barb Weisnicht describes Dr. Brandon E. Newell with Oral Surgery & Implant Specialists BayCare Clinic as a blessing.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation Announces New Grants to Support Local Initiatives

BayCare Clinic Foundation Announces New Grants to Support Local Initiatives

Friday, March 22, 2024

BayCare Clinic Foundation awards grants to Exceptional Equestrian’s hippotherapy & "Storing Dignity" project, aiding those in need in Northeast Wisconsin.

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Meet Sheena Wagner, Licensed Aesthetician and Skincare Fairy Godmother

Meet Sheena Wagner, Licensed Aesthetician and Skincare Fairy Godmother

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Sheena Wagner, LE is a medical aesthetician with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, a skincare fairy godmother and Disney adult.

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Meet Nicole Bender-Ream, a Lifelong Learner and Glow-Up Specialist

Meet Nicole Bender-Ream, a Lifelong Learner and Glow-Up Specialist

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Nicole Bender-Ream, LE is a medical aesthetician with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, a lifelong learner and glow-up specialist.

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Meet Laura VanderKelen, an Artistic Nurse Injector with Heart

Meet Laura VanderKelen, an Artistic Nurse Injector with Heart

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Laura VanderKelen, BSN, RN is a nurse injector at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic who wants to empower her patients to love themselves.

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Meet Rachel Ullmer, a Nurse Injector Passionate About Skincare

Meet Rachel Ullmer, a Nurse Injector Passionate About Skincare

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Rachel Ullmer, RN is a nurse injector at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic who loves helping people feel their best.

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Ankle Replacement Gives Jim Freedom to Stop ‘Holding Back’

Ankle Replacement Gives Jim Freedom to Stop ‘Holding Back’

Friday, March 15, 2024

Jim Lusardi is excited to get back to traveling after his second successful ankle replacement with Dr. Brandon Scharer.

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Meet Julie Duckett, Chief Financial Officer and President of BayCare Clinic Foundation

Meet Julie Duckett, Chief Financial Officer and President of BayCare Clinic Foundation

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Julie Duckett's 25-year journey at BayCare Clinic shows her leadership, dedication, and commitment to amplify BayCare Clinic Foundation’s community impact.

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Meet Donna Lautenbach, Executive Project Coordinator and Forward-Thinking Leader

Meet Donna Lautenbach, Executive Project Coordinator and Forward-Thinking Leader

Monday, March 11, 2024

BayCare Clinic’s executive project coordinator, Donna Lautenbach, helps plan for BayCare’s growth and future with patients and employees in mind.

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Meet Dr. Laura Vogel-Schwartz, Emergency Medicine Physician and Dedicated Leader

Meet Dr. Laura Vogel-Schwartz, Emergency Medicine Physician and Dedicated Leader

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Dr. Laura Vogel-Schwartz balances life as an emergency medicine physician with an open mind, team-player attitude, and a little humor from her husband.

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Bringing Vision Care Convenience to Your Doorstep: Introducing Online Contact Lens Ordering!

Bringing Vision Care Convenience to Your Doorstep: Introducing Online Contact Lens Ordering!

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Whether you're at home, in the office, or on the move, high-quality vision care is just a click away. Our online platform is designed with your convenience in mind, ensuring an easy, hassle-free ordering process. This service underscores our commitment to not only meeting but exceeding the expectations for accessible healthcare by bridging the gap between you and your vision needs.

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Reichert joins BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons

Reichert joins BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons

Friday, March 1, 2024

Kenneth W. Reichert II, MD, a neurosurgeon, has joined BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons in Green Bay, WI.

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Meet Dr. Brian Kurcz, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Brian Kurcz, orthopedic surgeon

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Dr. Brian Kurcz pivoted from an electrical engineering career in big tech to become an orthopedic surgeon. He shares how those two fields are connected.

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Get the jump on ankle sprains: Ankle anatomy and injury

Get the jump on ankle sprains: Ankle anatomy and injury

Monday, January 29, 2024

BayCare Clinic orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeremy Saller shares a look at the anatomy of your ankle, how it could be sprained, and why ankle sprains are so common.

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Get the jump on ankle sprains: Ankle sprain diagnosis

Get the jump on ankle sprains: Ankle sprain diagnosis

Monday, January 29, 2024

BayCare Clinic orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeremy Saller shares how he diagnoses an ankle sprain, the levels of severity, and what related injuries are also common.

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Get the jump on ankle sprains: Ankle sprain treatment

Get the jump on ankle sprains: Ankle sprain treatment

Monday, January 29, 2024

BayCare Clinic orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeremy Saller shares how he treats an ankle sprain, how long it can take to heal, and why complete healing is imperative.

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Dr. Roitstein of Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery Earns Distinguished 3-Star Rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Dr. Roitstein of Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery Earns Distinguished 3-Star Rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery has earned a distinguished three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures. The three-star rating places Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery among the elite for heart bypass surgery in the United States and Canada.

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Mufuka joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Mufuka joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Friday, January 12, 2024

Dr. Gabriel B. Mufuka is a non-invasive cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.

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In-office ear tubes for children: The Hummingbird

In-office ear tubes for children: The Hummingbird

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

The Hummingbird device allows doctors to place pediatric ear tubes during an in-office visit that’s more convenient and less costly than ear tube surgery.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation Updates: Board of Directors Elections, Grant Announcements, and Scholarships

BayCare Clinic Foundation Updates: Board of Directors Elections, Grant Announcements, and Scholarships

Thursday, December 7, 2023

We're thrilled to share some recent news and updates from the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Haselton joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Haselton joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Friday, December 1, 2023

Dr. Kyle Haselton, a board-certified anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia. He practices in Green Bay and Kaukauna.

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Provider changes at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Provider changes at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Friday, December 1, 2023

Teresa Gonzaga, MD, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, has joined Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic in Green Bay. Meanwhile, Steven C. Schmidt, MD, is winding down his practice and will be retiring on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

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Gonzaga joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Gonzaga joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Friday, December 1, 2023

Dr. Teresa Gonzaga, an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon, has joined Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic in Green Bay.

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Patti’s story: AFib implant delivers ‘better lifestyle’

Patti’s story: AFib implant delivers ‘better lifestyle’

Thursday, October 26, 2023

After Patti Warmenhoven contracted Covid-19, her AFib kicked into high gear. Dr. Kristopher J. Selke gave her an AFib implant and now she’s back in the saddle.

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Bhatia named one of Wisconsin’s top 100 CEOs

Bhatia named one of Wisconsin’s top 100 CEOs

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Ashwani Bhatia, MD, FACP, CPE, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer of BayCare Clinic, has been chosen as a member of the 2024 Wisconsin Titan 100 as one of the state’s top 100 CEOs.

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Colorectal surgeon joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Colorectal surgeon joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Monday, October 16, 2023

Alexander Casella, MD, a fellowship-trained colorectal surgeon, has joined Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

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BayCare Clinic offers new treatment for low back pain

BayCare Clinic offers new treatment for low back pain

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

The new, minimally invasive Intracept procedure for treating chronic low back pain is available at BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine. Intracept does not use spinal implants and offers a shorter recovery time.

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Michael’s story: ‘Very satisfied’ with surgery for snoring, sleep apnea

Michael’s story: ‘Very satisfied’ with surgery for snoring, sleep apnea

Monday, October 9, 2023

Disruptive snoring turned out to be severe obstructive sleep apnea for a dad who thought his young children were to blame for his daytime drowsiness. Dr. David Gossman offered a surgical fix that yielded remarkable results and better sleep.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation names new officers

BayCare Clinic Foundation names new officers

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The BayCare Clinic Foundation board of directors recently named Julie Duckett as President and Dr. Michael Medich as vice president, and elected Michael Matzke as a director.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation presents GBBG grant

BayCare Clinic Foundation presents GBBG grant

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The BayCare Clinic Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to the Green Bay Botanical Garden to support the Bell Children’s Garden Audio Accessibility Project.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation presents scholarship

BayCare Clinic Foundation presents scholarship

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Hanna Mallien, a medical student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has received a scholarship from the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 6 area educators

BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 6 area educators

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The BayCare Clinic Foundation has presented six health care instructors from northeastern Wisconsin with the BayCare Clinic Foundation Faculty Professional Development Award of the Year.

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Dr. Jason George DeVries, DPM, Presents at the WI Foot and Ankle Symposium

Dr. Jason George DeVries, DPM, Presents at the WI Foot and Ankle Symposium

Thursday, September 14, 2023

The recent Wisconsin Foot and Ankle Symposium held in La Crosse was a gathering of some of the brightest minds in the field of podiatry and orthopedics. Among the distinguished speakers at the event was Dr. Jason George DeVries, DPM, a renowned expert in his field and a valuable member of the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. 

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Dark shadow prompts emergency eye surgery

Dark shadow prompts emergency eye surgery

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

That dark shadow had been inside my right eye for several weeks. Better not wait for my regular eye exam, I decided. Better say something now. Good thing I did. “You’re having surgery as soon as possible,” I was told.

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Dr. Robert Sonnenburg recognized as an Inspire Excellence Program member

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg recognized as an Inspire Excellence Program member

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Robert Sonnenburg, MD, an otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose and Throat has been recognized as an Inspire Excellence Program Member. Dr. Sonnenberg has been offering Inspire since 2019, and is one of only two Wisconsin Inspire surgeons to receive this honor.

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Kurcz to join Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Kurcz to join Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic is again expanding its Manitowoc team, welcoming Dr. Brian Kurcz, an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine.

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Saller joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Saller joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Monday, July 10, 2023

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic is expanding its team, welcoming Jeremy M. Saller, MD, a fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon specializing in all aspects of foot and ankle orthopedics and pediatric upper and lower extremity conditions.

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Warczytowa joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Warczytowa joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Monday, July 3, 2023

Dr. Jared Warczytowa, an anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia.

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Farmers markets: What’s in season?

Farmers markets: What’s in season?

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Farmers markets have opened across Wisconsin, leading to one question: Which fruits and vegetables are in season? Well, that depends on the time of year.

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Dropless cataract surgery: Innovative and convenient

Dropless cataract surgery: Innovative and convenient

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Dr. Alexander A. Foster, a comprehensive ophthalmologist at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, is offering dropless cataract surgery in Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay. This innovative procedure simplifies the post-operative regimen and reduces the risk of infection and retinal swelling.

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Enjoy full, plump lips instantly with JUVÉDERM®

Enjoy full, plump lips instantly with JUVÉDERM®

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Juvéderm FDA-approved nonsurgical fillers temporarily add more fullness and plumps thin lips and soften the appearance of laugh lines. The results are immediate and natural-looking with little to no down time.

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Meet Amber Cernat, physician assistant, plastic surgery

Meet Amber Cernat, physician assistant, plastic surgery

Friday, May 5, 2023

Amber Cernat made up her mind to become a health care provider after a loved one was diagnosed with a serious disease.

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Podcast: Why dropless cataract surgery may be right for you

Podcast: Why dropless cataract surgery may be right for you

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Dr. Alexander A. Foster, a comprehensive ophthalmologist at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, discusses this innovative procedure and how it simplifies the post-operative regimen and reduces the risk of infection and retinal swelling.

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Two new breast cancer support groups formed

Two new breast cancer support groups formed

Monday, May 1, 2023

The Breast Services Team of Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery is offering two new support groups for people who have received breast cancer services.

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Don’t let a need for glasses sideline you

Don’t let a need for glasses sideline you

Monday, April 24, 2023

“Our specialists can help find the right kind of eyewear for any home, work or recreational setting,” says Dr. Brad LaVallie of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists.

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Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic adds aesthetic services nurse

Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic adds aesthetic services nurse

Monday, April 17, 2023

Rachel Ullmer, LPN, has moved into a new role as a nurse injector with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, providing care to patients as part of its aesthetic services team.

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Been a while since your last eye exam? Here’s what you need to know

Been a while since your last eye exam? Here’s what you need to know

Monday, April 10, 2023

“The important thing is to schedule an eye appointment soon so your eye specialist can help you stay on top of your eye health," says Dr. Kara Harbick of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists.

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Meet Sarah Burton, orthopedic DNP

Meet Sarah Burton, orthopedic DNP

Friday, April 7, 2023

When Sarah Burton was in fourth grade, her best friend was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. That set Burton firmly on a path to pursuing a career in medicine.

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Felicia’s story: ‘I love my new knee’

Felicia’s story: ‘I love my new knee’

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

When Felicia Hennessy’s knee pain interfered with her active lifestyle, she sought help from Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. He surgically replaced her left knee and got her back to a pain-free and active lifestyle.

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Jennifer’s story: Spinal fusion delivers 'freedom to live my life'

Jennifer’s story: Spinal fusion delivers 'freedom to live my life'

Monday, March 27, 2023

Jennifer Parins suffered with debilitating back pain for years. Dr. Jack Leschke, who has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques, performed a spinal fusion to help her return to normal activity.

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Cataracts: Here’s all you need to know

Cataracts: Here’s all you need to know

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process for many people. When you notice changes in your vision, it’s important to “make an appointment for an eye exam,” says Dr. Dongmei Chen of BayCare Clinic. She treats cataracts.

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Podcast: What you need to know about dry eye

Podcast: What you need to know about dry eye

Monday, March 13, 2023

Don’t be discouraged by a diagnosis of dry eye syndrome. An eye specialist can help effectively manage the condition, says Dr. Kimberly Schauland, an optometrist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Green Bay.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: High-risk women urged to prioritize early breast cancer screening

BayCare Clinic in the News: High-risk women urged to prioritize early breast cancer screening

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Dr. Natalie Luehmann, a breast surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery, was interviewed via Zoom for a WBAY Channel 2 News health feature story about breast cancer screenings.

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Elise’s story: The right team at the right time

Elise’s story: The right team at the right time

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Seven-year-old Elise Rose fell off the monkey bars and broke her left wrist. Now she’s good to go after being treated by two BayCare Clinic physicians in Kaukauna.

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Total ankle replacement surgeries

Total ankle replacement surgeries

Monday, March 6, 2023

When conservative treatments for ankle pain have failed and the pain no longer can be managed effectively, a surgical solution might be the next best course of action.

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Meet Dr. Brandon Scharer, foot and ankle surgeon

Meet Dr. Brandon Scharer, foot and ankle surgeon

Friday, March 3, 2023

Dr. Scharer received his podiatric degree from Des Moines University in Iowa and completed his residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Joseph in Milwaukee.

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All you need to know about kidney stones

All you need to know about kidney stones

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Dealing with kidney stones can be a real pain. “Thankfully, we have effective treatments to aid patients that are dealing with this often painful condition,” says Dr. Richard Windsor, a urological surgeon with Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons.

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Podcast: Innovations in brain and spine treatments

Podcast: Innovations in brain and spine treatments

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

In the latest episode of the BayCare Clinic Podcast, Dr. Jack Leschke, neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons, discusses innovations in brain and spine treatments and the impact these procedures have on patients and their recovery.

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Jaeden’s story: 'In great hands' for knee surgery

Jaeden’s story: 'In great hands' for knee surgery

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

After Jaeden LeCapitaine tore his ACL during the homecoming football game, John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, surgically repaired LeCapitaine’s knee and got him back in time for baseball season.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Coding change may affect breast reconstruction options

BayCare Clinic in the News: Coding change may affect breast reconstruction options

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Dr. Karri Adamson, a plastic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, weighed in on a medical coding change that could make it more difficult to access breast reconstruction options after cancer treatment.

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BayCare Clinic optician brings gift of clear sight to many

BayCare Clinic optician brings gift of clear sight to many

Monday, February 20, 2023

Laskowski is a dispensing optician with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists. She measures, fits, sells and dispenses prescription eyewear and contact lenses to patients.

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Heart Month: Heart-healthy recipes

Heart Month: Heart-healthy recipes

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Quick, easy, heart-healthy recipes are for every month, every day, every year.

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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic opens new location

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic opens new location

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Orthopedics and sports medicine care is being offered at the new Horizon Square building at 1110 Kepler Drive in the I-43 Business Center. BayCare Clinic’s orthopedics and sports medicine services in Green Bay are consolidated at this location.

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Meet Dr. Kristopher Selke, cardiologist

Meet Dr. Kristopher Selke, cardiologist

Friday, February 10, 2023

He’s a ‘heart plumber,’ a ‘working man’s cardiologist’ Kristopher Selke could have been the friendly neighborhood electrician, like his dad. Instead, he’s a friendly neighborhood cardiologist.

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Selke joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Selke joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

GREEN BAY – Dr. Kristopher J. Selke, an interventional cardiologist with advanced training in minimally invasive structural heart procedures, has joined Aurora BayCare Cardiology.

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Meet Green Bay’s fellowship trained breast surgeon

Meet Green Bay’s fellowship trained breast surgeon

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Dr. Natalie Luehmann offers first-class breast care supported by her fellowship training. Here’s why that’s a big deal. Luehmann is a breast surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

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Brenda’s story: ‘Stronger’ athlete after hip surgery

Brenda’s story: ‘Stronger’ athlete after hip surgery

Monday, February 6, 2023

Hip surgery helped Brenda Fritz return triumphantly to half-Ironman competition.

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New treatment for diabetics with chronic leg, foot pain

New treatment for diabetics with chronic leg, foot pain

Monday, February 6, 2023

Spinal cord stimulation offers alternative therapy for managing diabetic peripheral neuropathy Chronic leg and foot pain is common among millions of Americans living with diabetes.

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High blood pressure, the silent killer

High blood pressure, the silent killer

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

High blood pressure is a silent killer, says Dr. Prabhpreet Singh, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology. He urges people to “act today to get your high blood pressure under control.” Here’s how.

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BayCare Clinic Century registration opens February 1

BayCare Clinic Century registration opens February 1

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

GREEN BAY – Registration for the 2023 BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore cycling tour begins Wednesday, February 1.

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Travis’ story: ‘Thankful’ for rebuilt quadriceps

Travis’ story: ‘Thankful’ for rebuilt quadriceps

Monday, January 23, 2023

A most unusual injury, a most excellent outcome.

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BayCare Clinic providers discuss impact of specialized breast care

BayCare Clinic providers discuss impact of specialized breast care

Monday, January 23, 2023

Three of BayCare Clinic’s fellowship-trained breast specialists recently participated in a Facebook Live discussion on the impact specialized breast care can have in a patient’s journey.

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Meet Alex Riegelman, orthopedic family nurse practitioner

Meet Alex Riegelman, orthopedic family nurse practitioner

Monday, January 23, 2023

Alex Riegelman is a certified family nurse practitioner with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. His medical career allows him to practice in a scientific field, work daily with a constant mix of people, and work in an environment often connected to sports.

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Sleep apnea: Less common ways it can impact you

Sleep apnea: Less common ways it can impact you

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Sleep apnea can affect the body in ways “we don’t really think about,” says Dr. Prabhpreet Singh of Aurora BayCare Cardiology. He and Drs. Robert Sonnenburg and Steve Zent of BayCare Clinic discussed sleep apnea during a livestreamed event.

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BayCare Clinic celebrates National Mentoring Month

BayCare Clinic celebrates National Mentoring Month

Thursday, January 12, 2023

BayCare Clinic physicians mark National Mentoring Month by celebrating those who mentored them along the way on their journeys to careers in medicine.

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Podcast: Women and heart health

Podcast: Women and heart health

Monday, January 9, 2023

Heart disease impacts women too. Contrary to what many believe, heart disease is not just a man’s disease.

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Meet Maggie Fuhrman, orthopedic physician assistant

Meet Maggie Fuhrman, orthopedic physician assistant

Friday, January 6, 2023

Call it a form of quid pro quo. Maggie Fuhrman delivers first-class orthopedics and sports medicine care to her patients and delights in what she receives in return

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Ken’s story: Hip surgery was ‘fantastic’

Ken’s story: Hip surgery was ‘fantastic’

Thursday, January 5, 2023

After two hip surgeries, Kenneth Burke is back to pain-free living.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Cardiac arrest

Aurora BayCare in the News: Cardiac arrest

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Dr. Armaan Carrigan Shaikh, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, was interviewed remotely by WBAY Channel 2 News for a story about an NFL player’s on-field cardiac arrest.

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Dr. Jack Leschke offers minimally invasive spine surgery

Dr. Jack Leschke offers minimally invasive spine surgery

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Spine surgery and the term “minimally invasive” may seem like an unlikely pair, but not for Dr. Jack Leschke and some of his colleagues at BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons.

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New treatment available for carotid artery disease

New treatment available for carotid artery disease

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Drs. Jeanette H. Man and Steven Vang, surgeons with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery, are treating carotid artery disease and preventing potential strokes by using an innovative procedure called transcarotid artery revascularization.

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Barbara’s story: Feeling ‘blessed’ after back surgery

Barbara’s story: Feeling ‘blessed’ after back surgery

Monday, December 19, 2022

Barbara Martens is grateful to be able to work in her garden again after successful treatment for debilitating back pain that made it a chore to enjoy her peaceful pastime.

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Safe and natural-looking results with Botox®

Safe and natural-looking results with Botox®

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Botox® is the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, but how does it work and is it safe?

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Physician urges caution as "tripledemic" grows

BayCare Clinic in the News: Physician urges caution as "tripledemic" grows

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, spoke with NBC 26 News about the season’s rise in respiratory illnesses, specifically, the so-called “tripledemic”.

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Schauland joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Schauland joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Monday, December 12, 2022

Dr. Kimberly Schauland, an optometrist, has joined BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Green Bay.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Technology helps sleep apnea patients

BayCare Clinic in the News: Technology helps sleep apnea patients

Monday, December 12, 2022

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg of BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat visited with NBC 26 News to discuss a treatment that’s helping many who seek a solution for their obstructive sleep apnea.

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Podcast: Giving back what trauma takes

Podcast: Giving back what trauma takes

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Cosmetic tattoos restore confidence for patients.

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New treatment for men with enlarged prostate

New treatment for men with enlarged prostate

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Men diagnosed with an enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, may find relief in the form of a non-invasive laser surgery treatment offered by Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons.

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Meet Tamara Marie Marshall, nurse practitioner, plastic surgery

Meet Tamara Marie Marshall, nurse practitioner, plastic surgery

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

“I’ve always liked helping people. I’ve always taken care of people. I knew I was going to be a medical professional when I was 10 years old.” That’s how Tamara Marie Marshall describes the start of her journey to a career in medicine.

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Greg’s story: Stroke ‘response time is critical’

Greg’s story: Stroke ‘response time is critical’

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

A 5th-grader’s quick action led to a good outcome when his teacher had a stroke during class.

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Meet Dr. Ben Jensen, anesthesiologist

Meet Dr. Ben Jensen, anesthesiologist

Friday, December 2, 2022

Most people don’t immediately know they’ve had a great customer service experience with Ben Jensen. That’s because they rarely remember the time spent with him.

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5 gifts to give yourself for good health

5 gifts to give yourself for good health

Thursday, December 1, 2022

TLC for your hearing, vision, skin, heart and weight.

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Two NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

Two NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Two students from the emergency medical services program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College been awarded scholarships from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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BayCare Clinic announces new physician partners

BayCare Clinic announces new physician partners

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Three medical experts at BayCare Clinic – Dr. Daniel Budreau, Dr. Katrina Destree and Dr. Dan Miller – have been named partners.

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Jeff’s story: Enjoying retired life after hip surgery

Jeff’s story: Enjoying retired life after hip surgery

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

For Jeff, an active lifestyle and thirty years of working on concrete took a toll on his body. Dr. Kirk Dimitris, orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic performed a total hip replacement to help.

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Honoring BayCare Clinic’s physician veterans

Honoring BayCare Clinic’s physician veterans

Friday, November 11, 2022

On this Veterans Day, BayCare Clinic salutes all the brave men and women that have served the United States. Meet some of the BayCare Clinic physicians that have served in the armed forces.

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Shoulder labral tears and treatment options

Shoulder labral tears and treatment options

Thursday, November 10, 2022

“It’s not out of the question if you have ongoing shoulder pain to come see a specialist and talk about it,” says Dr. John Awowale of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. He discussed shoulder labral tears during a livestream.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Father-daughter veterans to share honor flight

BayCare Clinic in the News: Father-daughter veterans to share honor flight

Monday, November 7, 2022

Lara Feldhausen, a practice manager for BayCare Clinic, and her father, Robert Massart, will travel together this week on a flight honoring military veterans.

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VanderKelen joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

VanderKelen joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Monday, November 7, 2022

Laura VanderKelen, RN, has joined the care team at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic as a nurse injector.

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Judy’s story: ‘No problems’ after stroke care

Judy’s story: ‘No problems’ after stroke care

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Judy suffered an ischemic stroke, which happens when a blood clot blocks a brain artery. Dr. Gerald W. Eckardt, a BayCare Clinic neurosurgeon, provided immediate, life-saving care and restored her health.

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A healthy bladder in 7 steps

A healthy bladder in 7 steps

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

When you gotta go, you gotta go … and usually only then do we give much thought to our bladder. November is Bladder Health Month. Here’s how to ensure your bladder is … well … good to go.

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Patti’s story: Catching breast cancer early

Patti’s story: Catching breast cancer early

Monday, October 24, 2022

The High-Risk Breast Cancer Program at Aurora BayCare Medical Center helped catch Patti Behrens’ cancer early, potentially saving her life and sparing her from aggressive chemotherapy and radiation.

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Over-the-counter hearing aids: What you need to know

Over-the-counter hearing aids: What you need to know

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

People can buy hearing aids over the counter. The audiologists at Hearing Center BayCare Clinic share what people need to know before buying an OTC hearing aid and stress the importance of working with an audiologist for the best outcome.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Wilderness Medicine at Aurora BayCare

BayCare Clinic in the News: Wilderness Medicine at Aurora BayCare

Monday, October 17, 2022

Dr. Michael Medich, director for medical education at Aurora BayCare Medical Center, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a story about a required course for future rural doctors.

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Watch: Dr. Natalie Luehmann discuss the advantages of comprehensive breast cancer care

Watch: Dr. Natalie Luehmann discuss the advantages of comprehensive breast cancer care

Monday, October 17, 2022

Natalie Luehmann, fellowship trained breast surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery in Green Bay recently participated in a Facebook LIVE discussion on the comprehensive breast cancer care available to patients at Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: BRAs of the Bay and breast reconstruction awareness

BayCare Clinic in the News: BRAs of the Bay and breast reconstruction awareness

Monday, October 17, 2022

Dr. Elizabeth O'Connor, a plastic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by NBC 26 News to promote BRAs of the Bay, an event that helps raise awareness of a federal law mandating insurance coverage of breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery.

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Rotator cuff tears: What you should know

Rotator cuff tears: What you should know

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Act sooner rather than later to treat a rotator cuff tear. Drs. Carl A. DiRaimondo, Jon Henry and Craig L. Olson of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc offered that insight during a livestream on rotator cuff tears.

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Meet Dr. Elizabeth Dickson Michelson, gynecologic oncologist

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Dickson Michelson, gynecologic oncologist

Friday, October 7, 2022

Elizabeth Dickson Michelson took her parents’ career advice to heart – find one that brings you peace and fulfillment.

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Self-exams and mammograms: What to know

Self-exams and mammograms: What to know

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Lower your breast cancer risks by following a few basic tips, says Molly Linzmeier of Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery. “Maintaining a healthy weight, being more physically active and limiting your alcohol” can help, she says.

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Kristin’s story: ‘Loving life’ after knee surgery

Kristin’s story: ‘Loving life’ after knee surgery

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

When Kristin Reimer could no longer bear intense pain in both knees, she sought help from Dr. Kirk Dimitris, an orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Clinic. He performed double knee replacement surgery, relieving her pain.

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Breast cancer patients benefit from collaborative care

Breast cancer patients benefit from collaborative care

Monday, October 3, 2022

Today, pink ribbons are is almost as synonymous with October as ghosts, goblins and too much Halloween candy, but Dr. Natalie Luehmann and the breast services team at Aurora BayCare Medical Center wants the conversation around breast cancer to focus on more than just awareness about the disease.

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Itagaki joins BayCare Clinic Radiology

Itagaki joins BayCare Clinic Radiology

Monday, October 3, 2022

Michael W. Itagaki, MD, an interventional radiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Radiology, one of northeastern Wisconsin’s most advanced and experienced radiology teams.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: BRAs of the Bay returns

BayCare Clinic in the News: BRAs of the Bay returns

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Dr. Karri Adamson, a plastic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a preview of BRAs of the Bay, an October 13 event that helps raise awareness of a federal law mandating insurance coverage of breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery.

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Tennis elbow: Not just for athletes

Tennis elbow: Not just for athletes

Monday, September 26, 2022

Tennis elbow is one of the most common causes of persistent elbow pain. Despite its name, it can affect anyone, not just athletes or racket sport players.

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Michelle’s story: Heart attack at 41 was ‘wake-up call’

Michelle’s story: Heart attack at 41 was ‘wake-up call’

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Michelle Hansen made big changes in her lifestyle after a heart attack. Her goal: “Living a little bit longer with the people that I love.”

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BayCare Clinic names latest physician partners

BayCare Clinic names latest physician partners

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Two medical experts at BayCare Clinic – Jon Slezak, MD and Joshua Piotrowski, MD, PhD – have been named partners with the Green Bay-based organization.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Automation and AI in health care

BayCare Clinic in the News: Automation and AI in health care

Friday, September 9, 2022

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief executive officer and chief medical officer with BayCare Clinic, was a guest on a recent Becker’s Healthcare Podcast, discussing the benefits of automation and artificial intelligence in health care.

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Watch: What you need to know about bariatric surgery

Watch: What you need to know about bariatric surgery

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Obesity is a common and serious health condition affecting more than 40 percent of Americans. Dr. Daniel T. McKenna, bariatric surgeon at Aurora BayCare Medical Center participated in a Facebook Live question and answer session on bariatric surgery.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Tattooing as a healing art

BayCare Clinic in the News: Tattooing as a healing art

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Caitlin Romenesko, a medical aesthetician with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, was interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio for a segment on the role of tattoos in helping people heal.

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Johnson joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Johnson joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Dr. Michael T. Johnson, an anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia.

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Meet Jessica Ursprung, emergency medicine physician assistant

Meet Jessica Ursprung, emergency medicine physician assistant

Friday, September 2, 2022

Working as an athletic trainer in high school gave Jessica Ursprung clarity regarding a future career.

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Bypass opioids with these chronic pain relief options

Bypass opioids with these chronic pain relief options

Thursday, September 1, 2022

There are many options for treating chronic pain that don’t involve opioids, says Dr. Ryan Clark, a BayCare Clinic physiatrist. Don’t hesitate to seek help. “The sooner we get to you, the better off you’ll be and the more potential long-term problems we can avoid,” he says.

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Mark’s story: ‘Back on the horse’ after leg, ankle surgery

Mark’s story: ‘Back on the horse’ after leg, ankle surgery

Thursday, August 25, 2022

When Mark Wimmer’s motorcycle tipped over onto his right leg, breaking his fibula and his ankle, Brandon Scharer, a foot and ankle surgeon with BayCare Clinic surgically repaired Wimmer’s leg and ankle and got him going again.

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Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery adds 3 surgeons

Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery adds 3 surgeons

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

GREEN BAY – Three surgeons – Dr. Steven Vang and Dr. Jeanette H. Man, both vascular and endovascular surgeons, and Dr. Rebecca J. Johnson, a general surgeon – are joining Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

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Barbara’s story: ‘Listen to your body’ for AFib

Barbara’s story: ‘Listen to your body’ for AFib

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Barbara Uhl’s family history of atrial fibrillation increased the likelihood of her getting it at a younger age than most people. However, lifestyle choices pose the most common risks for AFib.

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Pain & Rehab Medicine provider offers care in Green Bay

Pain & Rehab Medicine provider offers care in Green Bay

Monday, August 15, 2022

GREEN BAY – Brianne Conklin, a nurse practitioner with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine, has begun seeing patients at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

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Watch: Dr. Rory Nelson discusses life-saving CT lung screenings and why you may need one

Watch: Dr. Rory Nelson discusses life-saving CT lung screenings and why you may need one

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Dr. Rory Nelson, radiologist with BayCare Clinic, recently participated in a Facebook Live question and answer discussion about potentially life-saving lung screenings.

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Emily’s story: ‘Thankful’ after knee surgery

Emily’s story: ‘Thankful’ after knee surgery

Thursday, August 4, 2022

A highway crash left Emily Stephenson with a damaged knee. She needed specialized knee surgery. She sought the expertise of Dr. Harold J. Schock of BayCare Clinic. He repaired her left knee cartilage and restored her mobility.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear is Saturday, August 6

Aurora BayCare in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear is Saturday, August 6

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Mike Schmidt, event director for Get Your Rear in Gear-Green Bay, visited WDUZ Radio, 107.5 The Fan, to promote a 5K run/walk that calls attention to colorectal cancer and the need for age-appropriate screenings and early detection.

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Enjoy your summer, but enjoy it safely

Enjoy your summer, but enjoy it safely

Monday, August 1, 2022

“It’s important to safely enjoy the outdoors and your physical activity of choice,” says Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. He encourages people to stretch before physical activity and to wear protective gear when engaging in activities that can be dangerous without proper equipment.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Safety urged when playing with Orbeez toy guns

BayCare Clinic in the News: Safety urged when playing with Orbeez toy guns

Monday, August 1, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Phillips, an ophthalmologist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Manitowoc, was interviewed remotely by WBAY Channel 2 News for a story about safety issues surrounding water bead toy guns.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear

Aurora BayCare in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear

Monday, August 1, 2022

Dr. Erik Johnson, a colorectal surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, visited WBAY Channel 2 News for an interview about colorectal cancer and an upcoming event intended to raise awareness of the disease and the need for early detection.

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John’s story: ‘I have my life back’ after hip surgery

John’s story: ‘I have my life back’ after hip surgery

Thursday, July 28, 2022

John Schnaubelt’s hip surgery required unique care due to some health conditions. Dr. Kirk Dimitris, an orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, successfully performed Schnaubelt’s right posterior total hip arthroplasty, despite those conditions.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome, that pain in your wrist

Carpal tunnel syndrome, that pain in your wrist

Monday, July 25, 2022

The chance of developing Carpal tunnel syndrome increases as we age. Anyone can get Carpal tunnel syndrome, but Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, fellowship trained hand surgeon at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic sees it most commonly people who perform repetitive motions with their hands.

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Paul’s story: ‘Second chance’ at life after stroke

Paul’s story: ‘Second chance’ at life after stroke

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Having received immediate care from Dr. Gerald W. Eckardt, a BayCare Clinic neurological surgeon, Paul Vraney has returned to normal life.

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Meet Dr. Alexander Foster, ophthalmologist

Meet Dr. Alexander Foster, ophthalmologist

Friday, July 15, 2022

For Dr. Alexander A. Foster, as the newest comprehensive ophthalmologist at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, it has always been about the journey rather than the destination.

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BayCare Clinic names three physician partners

BayCare Clinic names three physician partners

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Three medical experts at BayCare Clinic – Drs. Kevin Polglaze, C. Edson French and Ben Jensen – have been named partners with the Green Bay-based organization.

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Retzlaff joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Retzlaff joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Friday, July 1, 2022

GREEN BAY – Kelly Retzlaff, AuD, has joined Hearing Center BayCare Clinic in Green Bay.

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Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk returns Aug. 6

Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk returns Aug. 6

Friday, July 1, 2022

Registration for the annual Get Your Rear in Gear-Green Bay run/walk is open. The event will take place on Saturday, August 6, at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: 4th of July fireworks safety

BayCare Clinic in the News: 4th of July fireworks safety

Friday, July 1, 2022

Dr. Nels Rose, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by three Green Bay area media outlets about staying safe around fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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Michael’s story: ‘No restrictions’ after thumb surgery

Michael’s story: ‘No restrictions’ after thumb surgery

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

An old thumb injury led Michael Luebke to seek expert care from Dr. Brian J. Klika, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with BayCare Clinic. Klika fixed Michael’s thumb, returning him to a pain-free life.

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Bonelli joins BayCare Clinic Radiology

Bonelli joins BayCare Clinic Radiology

Monday, June 27, 2022

Frank S. Bonelli, MD, PhD, a diagnostic radiologist specializing in neuroradiology, has joined BayCare Clinic Radiology, one of northeastern Wisconsin’s most advanced and experienced radiology teams.

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Dustin’s story: Shoulder surgery was ‘comforting’

Dustin’s story: Shoulder surgery was ‘comforting’

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

When Dustin Castro injured his shoulder at work and required surgery, he sought help from Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Clinic. Awowale performed acromioclavicular joint surgery and got Dustin back to work again.

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New products provide acne care at home

New products provide acne care at home

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Acne is a common condition that can occur at any age. It’s not just an issue for teenagers. There is help, says Sheena Wagner, a medical aesthetician at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.

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Dan’s story: ‘Feeling fantastic’ with a new hip

Dan’s story: ‘Feeling fantastic’ with a new hip

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

After Dan Van Straten had his left hip replaced, he regained his mobility. His back pain went away, too.

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BayCare Clinic Century: Thank you for ‘huge success’

BayCare Clinic Century: Thank you for ‘huge success’

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Thank you for supporting the BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bike tour.

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Phil’s story: Cataract surgery is ‘the best’

Phil’s story: Cataract surgery is ‘the best’

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Phil Hansen never needed surgery until he was in his 60s. He’s glad he had cataract surgery to restore his vision.

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Meet Stacey Hladish, orthopedic physician assistant

Meet Stacey Hladish, orthopedic physician assistant

Thursday, June 2, 2022

As a three-sport athlete in high school, it seemed natural that Stacey Hladish, a physician assistant with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, would eventually pursue a career in sports medicine.

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Community First Champion Center announces BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena

Community First Champion Center announces BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Grand Chute, Wis. – Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. announced today a partnership with BayCare Clinic, LLP for naming rights of the seasonal arena at the Community First Champion Center (CFCC). The one-of-a-kind space will now be known as the BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena.

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National Men's Health Month: Boost your odds of avoiding prostate cancer

National Men's Health Month: Boost your odds of avoiding prostate cancer

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

About 1 in 8 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Don’t gamble with your prostate health, fellas. The specialists at Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons urge you to ask about risk factors and get screened to ensure early detection of any prostate problems. June is National Men’s Health Month.

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Aukerman joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Aukerman joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

GREEN BAY – Tracey Aukerman, MA, CCC-A, a certified audiologist, has joined Hearing Center BayCare Clinic in Green Bay.

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New provider for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

New provider for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

GREEN BAY – Abigail Johnson, a nurse practitioner, is seeing BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat patients at Aurora BayCare Medical Center, 2845 Greenbrier Road, Green Bay.

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BayCare Clinic announces leadership change

BayCare Clinic announces leadership change

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Tony Violetta is BayCare Clinic’s new chief administrative officer, the organization has announced.

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Don’t let arthritis ruin your quality of life

Don’t let arthritis ruin your quality of life

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Arthritis is ‘unbelievably common’ and can present itself differently for each patient- limiting their ability to perform daily tasks, play sports or exercise. Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, a fellowship trained hand surgeon at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, can help.

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Amy’s story: Hip surgery was ‘amazing’

Amy’s story: Hip surgery was ‘amazing’

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

When Amy Peterman couldn’t find relief from hip pain, she sought help from Dr. Craig L. Olson of BayCare Clinic. He performed anterior hip replacement surgery. She’s back to work and enjoying quality time with her children and grandchild.

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Lynn’s story: Weight-loss surgery is ‘worth it’

Lynn’s story: Weight-loss surgery is ‘worth it’

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Lynn Elmer needed medical assistance to lose weight. She sought help from Dr. Daniel McKenna of Aurora BayCare Bariatric Surgery. He performed a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, which helped her lose weight and improve her health.

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Aurora BayCare Medical Center earns bariatric surgery center re-accreditation

Aurora BayCare Medical Center earns bariatric surgery center re-accreditation

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Aurora BayCare Medical Center has earned re-accreditation for its bariatric surgery center from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

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Leadership change announced at BayCare Clinic

Leadership change announced at BayCare Clinic

Monday, May 16, 2022

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia is BayCare Clinic’s new chief executive officer, the organization has announced.

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Your Century ride checklist: How do I prepare?

Your Century ride checklist: How do I prepare?

Thursday, May 12, 2022

When you ride in the BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore bicycle tour on Saturday, June 4, prepare yourself and your bike for the occasion.

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Carol Jean’s story: Shoulder replacement ensures independence

Carol Jean’s story: Shoulder replacement ensures independence

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

“I am an 87-year-old woman … and I have full use of that shoulder,” Temp says, who is able to care for herself after having total shoulder replacement surgery.

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Meet Dr. Karri Adamson, plastic surgeon

Meet Dr. Karri Adamson, plastic surgeon

Friday, May 6, 2022

Karri Adamson was a bookworm as a youngster, reading page after page of adventurous tales, thrilling plot twists and side-splitting humor. She read it all.

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Watch: Dr. Elizabeth Congdon discusses children’s eye health

Watch: Dr. Elizabeth Congdon discusses children’s eye health

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Dr. Elizabeth Congdon, optometrist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Green Bay recently participated in a Facebook LIVE discussion on children’s eye health, where she answered some common questions related to pediatric eye exams.

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Shaver joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic team in Sturgeon Bay

Shaver joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic team in Sturgeon Bay

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

STURGEON BAY – Ethan Shaver, a physician assistant with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, has begun seeing patients at Aurora Health Center in Sturgeon Bay.

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Free CPR, AED education available May 21

Free CPR, AED education available May 21

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Knowing how and when to apply cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator can save lives, the Compress & Shock Foundation says.

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BayCare Clinic helmet giveaway promotes safe biking

BayCare Clinic helmet giveaway promotes safe biking

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Providers and staff at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc will host a free bike helmet giveaway on Saturday, May 21.

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New Two Rivers provider for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

New Two Rivers provider for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

Monday, May 2, 2022

TWO RIVERS – Mackenzie Zuleger, a certified family nurse practitioner, is seeing BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat patients of all ages at Aurora Health Center in Two Rivers, 5300 Memorial Drive.

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Lori’s story: ‘Forever grateful’ after forehead flap surgery

Lori’s story: ‘Forever grateful’ after forehead flap surgery

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

After Lori Ravnikar was treated for the basal cell carcinoma, she was left with a dime-size hole on her nose. She sought help from Dr. Elizabeth O’Connor, a plastic surgeon with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.

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Klinkner joins Cardiology team in Two Rivers

Klinkner joins Cardiology team in Two Rivers

Monday, April 25, 2022

TWO RIVERS – Samantha Klinkner, a certified family nurse practitioner, will join Aurora BayCare Cardiology in Two Rivers on Monday, May 9.

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Michelson to join Aurora BayCare Gynecologic Oncology

Michelson to join Aurora BayCare Gynecologic Oncology

Monday, April 25, 2022

GREEN BAY – Elizabeth L. Dickson Michelson, MD, a gynecologic oncologist, will join Aurora BayCare Gynecologic Oncology on Monday, May 2, 2022.

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Cindy’s story: Full use of hand after surgery

Cindy’s story: Full use of hand after surgery

Thursday, April 21, 2022

After suffering from a hand injury that caused nerve and tendon damage, Cindy Schmidt sought help from Dr. Brian J. Klika, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation announces scholarship recipients

BayCare Clinic Foundation announces scholarship recipients

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Eight area students recently earned scholarships from the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Ian’s story: ‘Happy’ after hip surgery

Ian’s story: ‘Happy’ after hip surgery

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Ian Dworak had hip pain for about a year. When he could no longer endure the pain, he sought help from Dr. John Awowale of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. Awowale performed hip surgery and eliminated his pain.

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BayCare Clinic offers new ankle replacement option

BayCare Clinic offers new ankle replacement option

Monday, April 11, 2022

BayCare Clinic is offering a new procedure for treating arthritic or seriously damaged ankle joints and helping patients reduce their pain and restore their natural motion.

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Watch: Dr. Jon Slezak discusses allergies and sinus conditions

Watch: Dr. Jon Slezak discusses allergies and sinus conditions

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Dr. Jon Slezak, otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat recently participated in a Facebook Live question and answer discussion about allergies and other sinus conditions.

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Karen’s story: Thriving after breast revision surgery

Karen’s story: Thriving after breast revision surgery

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Karen Casper had pain after breast cancer reconstruction surgery. Friends urged her to seek help from BayCare Clinic plastic surgeon Elizabeth O’Connor. She performed Casper’s breast revision surgery and “gave me back my life,” Casper says.

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Watch: Dr. Clark discusses common causes of acute and chronic pain

Watch: Dr. Clark discusses common causes of acute and chronic pain

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Pain is an individual experience. While everyone experiences and tolerates pain differently, long-term pain can be linked to sleeplessness and depression, says Dr. Ryan Clark a physiatrist with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine.

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Treatment and prevention for troublesome brown spots

Treatment and prevention for troublesome brown spots

Monday, March 21, 2022

Brown spots don’t typically require medical care, but Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic provides a variety of treatment options that may help reduce their appearance.

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Adamson offers new breast reconstruction option

Adamson offers new breast reconstruction option

Monday, March 21, 2022

Dr. Karri Adamson, a plastic surgeon with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, has brought DIEP flap breast reconstruction surgery to Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

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Jenny’s story: ‘Immense relief’ from long-term pain

Jenny’s story: ‘Immense relief’ from long-term pain

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Sitting is no longer uncomfortable for Jenny Wesner. That’s because Dr. Danqing Guo, a pain and rehab medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, helped pinpoint the source of her long-term pain and eliminate it through targeted injections.

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: We’re all at risk

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: We’re all at risk

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Erik Johnson of Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery wants you to understand your risks and how to better protect yourself against this preventable disease. “Everyone is at risk for colon cancer,” Johnson says.

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Toman joins BayCare Clinic Radiology

Toman joins BayCare Clinic Radiology

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Jordan Toman, MD, a diagnostic radiologist specializing in women’s imaging, has joined BayCare Clinic Radiology, one of northeastern Wisconsin’s most advanced and experienced radiology teams.

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Watch: Dr. William Witmer discuss your heart and your health

Watch: Dr. William Witmer discuss your heart and your health

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Dr. William Witmer, a cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, participated in a question-and-answer session about heart health.

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Clinic at Aurora BayCare aids heart failure patients

Clinic at Aurora BayCare aids heart failure patients

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Managing congestive heart failure can be difficult for many people. That’s why the support provided by a clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay is valued by patients and their families.

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Deborah’s story: ‘Alive’ thanks to heart failure clinic

Deborah’s story: ‘Alive’ thanks to heart failure clinic

Monday, February 21, 2022

When Deborah Nightingale moved to Green Bay from Bangor, Maine, she needed to continue her congestive heart failure treatments. She sought care from Dr. William Witmer, a cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, and the specialty care team at the Comprehensive Heart Failure Clinic at Aurora BayCare.

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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic expands to Pulaski

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic expands to Pulaski

Thursday, February 17, 2022

PULASKI – Alyssa Thomas, a physician assistant with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, has begun seeing patients at Aurora Health Center in Pulaski.

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BayCare Clinic’s neurological surgeons updating technology, improving patients’ lives

BayCare Clinic’s neurological surgeons updating technology, improving patients’ lives

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Enhancements to the Deep Brain Stimulation technology offered by BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons is helping patients and providers better control tremors found among those being treated for neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease.

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Jean’s story: ‘I can dance’ after ankle surgery

Jean’s story: ‘I can dance’ after ankle surgery

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

After Emma Jean Hill fell down the stairs and broke her ankle, Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed open reduction internal fixation surgery. That enabled Hill to resume dancing with the grandkids.

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Meet Dr. Prabhpreet Singh, cardiac electrophysiologist

Meet Dr. Prabhpreet Singh, cardiac electrophysiologist

Friday, February 4, 2022

Dr. Prabhpreet Singh became a doctor out of curiosity.   He wanted to know how the human body functioned.

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Heart Month: Is your broken heart ailing you?

Heart Month: Is your broken heart ailing you?

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

February is American Heart Month. Control your stress and anxiety or you might risk breaking your heart, says Dr. Francis Wolf, a cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology. Broken heart syndrome, or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, has become increasingly common during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Woods offers regenerative medicine in Kaukauna

Woods offers regenerative medicine in Kaukauna

Monday, January 31, 2022

KAUKAUNA – Dr. Ryan Woods, a non-operative sports medicine physician with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, will be providing services to people of all ages at Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna starting Monday, February 14.

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Lee’s story: ‘Do not hesitate’ to get hips replaced

Lee’s story: ‘Do not hesitate’ to get hips replaced

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Lee Van De Hey dealt with hip pain for five years. Then he had both hips replaced on the same day.

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Michelle’s story: Fusion surgeries ‘gave me my life back'

Michelle’s story: Fusion surgeries ‘gave me my life back'

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Dr. Paul Baek, neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons, gave Michelle Zink the opportunity to return to normal living with fusion surgeries in her back and neck.

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Awowale named partner at BayCare Clinic

Awowale named partner at BayCare Clinic

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Dr. John Awowale has been named a physician partner at BayCare Clinic.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC instructors

BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC instructors

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

GREEN BAY – Northeast Wisconsin Technical College instructors Lisa Blohm, Sheila Gross-Rogers and Christopher Kozlovsky were honored on Tuesday with individual awards from the BayCare Clinic Foundation board.

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Meet Dr. Ryan Clark, pain and rehab medicine physician

Meet Dr. Ryan Clark, pain and rehab medicine physician

Friday, January 7, 2022

Dr. Ryan Clark was going to be a basketball superstar. That was the plan. “I was always a sports kid,” he says. “I wanted to be Michael Jordan when I was a kid. I was a big basketball guy. I wanted to play basketball, football; I was a swimmer. I wanted to play everything.”

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Adamson joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Adamson joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Monday, January 3, 2022

GREEN BAY – Dr. Karri Adamson, a plastic surgeon with a special interest in advanced breast reconstruction, has joined Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.

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High-risk breast cancer program takes a proactive approach

High-risk breast cancer program takes a proactive approach

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Aurora BayCare Medical Center’s High-Risk Breast Cancer Program seeks to proactively help people reduce their risk of developing breast cancer.

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Casandra’s story: ‘Saved for a reason’

Casandra’s story: ‘Saved for a reason’

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Dr. Gerald W. Eckardt, a neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons, gave Casandra Fifarek the opportunity to return to normal living with a cerebral angiogram that help identify abnormalities of blood flow in the brain.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Toe injuries

BayCare Clinic in the News: Toe injuries

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Dr. Harold J. Schock, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, spoke recently with NBC 26 News about toe injuries.

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Terry’s story: No pain after new bunion procedure

Terry’s story: No pain after new bunion procedure

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Terry Ehle endured bunion pain for two years. When the pain became unbearable, she visited Jason George DeVries, a BayCare Clinic foot and ankle surgeon. He performed a percutaneous bunionectomy and relieved Ehle’s foot pain.

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Simple holiday treats: Cheese board, waffle cookies

Simple holiday treats: Cheese board, waffle cookies

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Time is precious at the holidays. Everyone loves a cheese board and waffle cookies. They go together quickly and can be served with little fuss.

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ER doctor: ‘Be smart’ at holiday gatherings

ER doctor: ‘Be smart’ at holiday gatherings

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

We’ve made progress against COVID-19, but safety still needs be a consideration for this year’s holiday preparations.

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Dove’s story: Relief after hip surgery

Dove’s story: Relief after hip surgery

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

When Dove Granese needed a solution to her hip pain, she went to Dr. Jon Henry of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. He eased her hip pain by performing hip abductor tendon repair surgery.

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Meet Dr. Natalie Luehmann, breast surgeon

Meet Dr. Natalie Luehmann, breast surgeon

Friday, November 19, 2021

Natalie Luehmann knew from a young age that she wanted to be a doctor. A unique camp set her on a path toward achieving that career goal.

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Rainy’s story: ‘All good’ after lumbar fusion surgery

Rainy’s story: ‘All good’ after lumbar fusion surgery

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

A year of leg pain that followed years of back pain was enough. Lumbar fusion surgery solved both problems for Rainy Christopherson.

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Nine NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

Nine NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Nine students from the emergency medical services program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College been awarded scholarships from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Kenneth’s story: Thorny problem, ‘amazing’ care

Kenneth’s story: Thorny problem, ‘amazing’ care

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

When a deeply embedded thorn caused Kenneth Vesely’s hand pain, Dr. Brian J. Klika of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic performed a long-finger irrigation and debridement.

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Anterior total hip arthroplasties and treatment options

Anterior total hip arthroplasties and treatment options

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Hip pain is common but there is no need to live with it, says Dr. Michael Schnaubelt of BayCare Clinic. “Definitely get it checked out,” he said during a livestream in which he discussed anterior total hip arthroplasty for hip surgery.

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Meet Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, orthopedic surgeon

Friday, November 5, 2021

Some might say it was natural for Andrew Kirkpatrick to become a doctor. After all, he grew up around doctors. “I have always been interested in medicine because I come from a medical family,” he says. “My dad is a physician in Appleton and I have other relatives who are physicians as well.”

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Mitch’s story: ‘Innovative’ hand care

Mitch’s story: ‘Innovative’ hand care

Thursday, November 4, 2021

When Mitch Staszak sustained a badly broken hand, he sought help from Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, a hand surgeon at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. Kirkpatrick treated Staszak’s unusual injury and returned him to his usual activities.

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Thankfully, stuffing can be made healthier

Thankfully, stuffing can be made healthier

Monday, November 1, 2021

It isn’t Thanksgiving dinner without stuffing. Welcome to National Stuffing Month.

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Protect your hearing with customized gear

Protect your hearing with customized gear

Monday, November 1, 2021

Hearing Center BayCare Clinic has a variety of stock and custom hearing protection devices that alleviate a lot of the traditional complaints about ear plugs or earmuffs.

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Gillespie joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Gillespie joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Monday, November 1, 2021

Dr. Shane M. Gillespie, a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiothoracic anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia.

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Larry’s story: ‘2-for-1’ surgeries relieve joint pain

Larry’s story: ‘2-for-1’ surgeries relieve joint pain

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Larry Foss had a hip and a knee replaced at the same time by Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, an orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Clinic. Today, Foss is back to hunting and fishing, which he loves.

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Discussing the evolution and future of meniscus repair

Discussing the evolution and future of meniscus repair

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Don’t live with meniscal knee pain, says Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. Meniscus repair surgery can get patients back to a desired quality of life, says Dr. Jon Henry of BayCare Clinic.

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Catalina’s story: Dental implants help her chew again

Catalina’s story: Dental implants help her chew again

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Catalina Jack received dental implants from Dr. Brandon Newell, oral surgeon with Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic that restored her ability to chew.

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Thomas joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Thomas joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Monday, October 18, 2021

Alyssa Thomas, a physician assistant, has joined Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. She offers sports medicine services, working under the direction of Dr. Harold J. Schock, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Wilderness medicine training

Aurora BayCare in the News: Wilderness medicine training

Monday, October 18, 2021

Dr. Michael Medich, director of medical education for Aurora BayCare Medical Center and BayCare Clinic, offered a local TV news station a sneak peek at medical students working toward advanced certification in wilderness medicine and low-resource medical care.

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Meet Caline Long, emergency medicine physician assistant

Meet Caline Long, emergency medicine physician assistant

Friday, October 15, 2021

Caline Long always knew she’d have a career in medicine.   She knew it each time her mother, a nurse, took her along for Bring Your Child to Work Day.

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Aurora BayCare Medical Center honored for stroke, heart failure care

Aurora BayCare Medical Center honored for stroke, heart failure care

Friday, October 15, 2021

Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay has again earned national recognition from the American Heart Association for excellence in treating stroke and heart failure.

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Meet Dr. Jacob Clark, emergency medicine physician

Meet Dr. Jacob Clark, emergency medicine physician

Friday, October 8, 2021

Long before he became an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, Jacob Clark had devoted countless hours helping others.

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Jordan’s story: Bicep repair hits the bull’s-eye

Jordan’s story: Bicep repair hits the bull’s-eye

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Jordan Hoover needed “a higher level of care” to fix his torn bicep. That’s what led him to Dr. Harold J. Schock, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. Schock repaired Hoover’s bicep and helped Hoover return to his archery career.

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BayCare Clinic’s Awowale attains board certification

BayCare Clinic’s Awowale attains board certification

Monday, October 4, 2021

Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, has earned board certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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Fall’s freshest from the farmers market

Fall’s freshest from the farmers market

Friday, October 1, 2021

Make the most of apples, raspberries and cranberries as Wisconsin’s farm market season winds down.

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Meet Dr. Jack Leschke, neurological surgeon

Meet Dr. Jack Leschke, neurological surgeon

Friday, October 1, 2021

What do you do when you love music and are equally passionate about medicine? If you’re Jack Leschke, you earn a degree in music and then another in medicine.

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BRAs of the Bay planning for in-person event

BRAs of the Bay planning for in-person event

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The annual event to raise awareness of breast reconstruction is back and this time, planners intend to host the event in-person.

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Meet Dr. Jon Slezak, otolaryngologist

Meet Dr. Jon Slezak, otolaryngologist

Friday, September 24, 2021

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.

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

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

Thursday, September 23, 2021

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

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Meet Dr. Jodi Wilske, audiologist

Meet Dr. Jodi Wilske, audiologist

Friday, September 17, 2021

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

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BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons offers specialized treatment for brain fluid buildup

BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons offers specialized treatment for brain fluid buildup

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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

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BayCare Clinic names four physician partners

BayCare Clinic names four physician partners

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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.

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Meet Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, orthopedic surgeon

Friday, September 10, 2021

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 surgeon.

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

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

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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.

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Meet Dr. Kara Harbick, glaucoma specialist

Meet Dr. Kara Harbick, glaucoma specialist

Friday, September 3, 2021

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

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Hail the hearty, healthy mushroom!

Hail the hearty, healthy mushroom!

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Mushrooms pack a bunch of powerful nutrients, offering many of the same nutritional benefits as vegetables.

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Pain Awareness Month: Listen to your body

Pain Awareness Month: Listen to your body

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Pain Awareness Month, which is observed in September, is an opportunity to bring attention to pain and pain management issues.

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Foster joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Foster joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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

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Schuh joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Schuh joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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.

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Grand opening set for BayCare Clinic’s new Manitowoc facility

Grand opening set for BayCare Clinic’s new Manitowoc facility

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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

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Luehmann to join Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Luehmann to join Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Monday, August 23, 2021

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

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Jenny’s story: Thumb surgery eases hand pain

Jenny’s story: Thumb surgery eases hand pain

Friday, August 20, 2021

“I can’t imagine a better outcome,” Jenny Brotherton says after Dr. Brian J. Klika, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed thumb surgery to relieve her hand pain.

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Meet Dr. Francis G. Wolf, cardiologist

Meet Dr. Francis G. Wolf, cardiologist

Friday, August 20, 2021

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.

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Meet Colton Skenandore, emergency medicine physician assistant

Meet Colton Skenandore, emergency medicine physician assistant

Friday, August 13, 2021

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

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Watch: Dr. Erik Johnson discusses colon cancer - the silent killer

Watch: Dr. Erik Johnson discusses colon cancer - the silent killer

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Dr. Erik Johnson, colorectal surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery, participated in a Facebook Live discussion where he discussed some of the warning signs of colon cancer, treatment options and screening recommendations for individuals in the community.

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Kirkpatrick named partner at BayCare Clinic

Kirkpatrick named partner at BayCare Clinic

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

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

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Leschke joins BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons

Leschke joins BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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

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Wood named partner at BayCare Clinic

Wood named partner at BayCare Clinic

Monday, August 9, 2021

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

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Meet Dr. Elizabeth Congdon, optometrist

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Congdon, optometrist

Friday, August 6, 2021

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

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Clark joins BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Clark joins BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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

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Singh joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Singh joins Aurora BayCare Cardiology

Monday, August 2, 2021

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

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Corn, peaches, plums, berries on the grill

Corn, peaches, plums, berries on the grill

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Wrap summer’s best vegetables and fruits in foil and cook them on the grill.

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Heatstroke vs. stroke: Know the difference

Heatstroke vs. stroke: Know the difference

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Both are serious. Know what to do when you see the symptoms.

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Cindy’s story: No more ‘stabbing’ pain after knee surgery

Cindy’s story: No more ‘stabbing’ pain after knee surgery

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

When Cindy Jasper sought a long-term solution for pain in both knees, she went to Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. He eased her knee pain by performing double knee replacement surgery.

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Meet Caitlin Romenesko, medical aesthetician

Meet Caitlin Romenesko, medical aesthetician

Friday, July 23, 2021

The steep contours of Utah’s ski and snowboard hills drew Caitlin Romenesko out west. The contours of the human face brought her back home to Wisconsin.

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Nicholas’ story: ACL surgery was a slam-dunk

Nicholas’ story: ACL surgery was a slam-dunk

Monday, July 12, 2021

Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed Nicholas Palecek’s ACL reconstruction and meniscus surgery and got him back on the basketball court.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Is it heatstroke or stroke?

BayCare Clinic in the News: Is it heatstroke or stroke?

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, helped clarify the difference between stroke and heatstroke for a health feature story with WBAY Channel 2 News.

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Samantha’s story: ‘Be patient’ after orthopedic surgery

Samantha’s story: ‘Be patient’ after orthopedic surgery

Thursday, July 1, 2021

High-intensity workouts took a toll on Samantha’s shoulder and knee. Dr. Harold J. Schock helped her return to action.

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It’s prime time for baked beans!

It’s prime time for baked beans!

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Canned baked beans often have lots of preservatives and processed sweeteners. Here’s a recipe for healthier baked beans.

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Aurora BayCare’s Budreau attains board certification

Aurora BayCare’s Budreau attains board certification

Thursday, July 1, 2021

GREEN BAY – Dr. Daniel Budreau, a general surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery, has earned board certification from the American Board of Surgery.

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What you should know about aneurysm and hemorrhagic stroke

What you should know about aneurysm and hemorrhagic stroke

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Surviving a stroke or a ruptured aneurysm starts with seeking immediate medical attention, says Dr. Gerald W. Eckardt, a neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons. “The most important thing is time.”

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Meet Dr. Daniel Gale, emergency medicine physician

Meet Dr. Daniel Gale, emergency medicine physician

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

You can count on Dr. Daniel S. Gale to be there when you need him. Gale is an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic. His dedication to helping others dates back to his childhood.

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Get Your Rear in Gear – Green Bay goes virtual

Get Your Rear in Gear – Green Bay goes virtual

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The 2021 Get Your Rear in Gear - Green Bay will take place virtually Monday, August 2 – Saturday, August 7. The virtual 5K run/walk is part of a national effort organized by the Colon Cancer Coalition which seeks to raises awareness about colon cancer, the importance of early detection and getting screened.

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BayCare Clinic’s Clark, Wagner attain board certification

BayCare Clinic’s Clark, Wagner attain board certification

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Two medical specialists at BayCare Clinic – Dr. Jacob Clark and Dr. William J. Wagner – recently earned board certification from the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

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Meet Dr. Chad DeNamur, podiatrist

Meet Dr. Chad DeNamur, podiatrist

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

As a child, it seemed Chad DeNamur was constantly on some sort of ball field. This early interest in athletics would fuel his desire to pursue a career in orthopedics and sports medicine.

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Alison’s story: ‘Really good experience’ with carpal tunnel release

Alison’s story: ‘Really good experience’ with carpal tunnel release

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Alison Driscoll needed relief from hand and arm pain and numbness. Dr. Craig L. Olson of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc eased her pain and discomfort through carpal tunnel release surgery.

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David’s story: ‘Good experience’ with rotator cuff surgery

David’s story: ‘Good experience’ with rotator cuff surgery

Friday, June 18, 2021

David Pizzala tore his rotator cuff while bottling wine. Dr. Harold J. Schock repaired his shoulder with arthroscopic surgery.

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Meet Dr. Vannhu Nguyen, urologist

Meet Dr. Vannhu Nguyen, urologist

Friday, June 18, 2021

Ask any doctor about why he or she pursued a career in medicine. You’ll likely get a range of colorful answers. It’s a good bet, however, that not many of them would say they pursued medicine after being inspired by working with the homeless.

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Hand pain, numbness, tingling? There’s help

Hand pain, numbness, tingling? There’s help

Thursday, June 17, 2021

There are many options for treating hand and wrist issues, says Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic.

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“Zoom effect” contributes to increase in demand for cosmetic enhancements

“Zoom effect” contributes to increase in demand for cosmetic enhancements

Monday, June 14, 2021

Over the last year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported an increased demand for cosmetic enhancements. The extra time spent looking at ourselves on camera may be partly responsible for the increased demand.

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Romenesko completes intensive cosmetic tattoo training

Romenesko completes intensive cosmetic tattoo training

Monday, June 14, 2021

Caitlin Romenesko, medical aesthetician at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic recently completed an intensive training program for areola and scar coverup tattooing at the Sauler Institute of Tattooing in Pennsylvania.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Colon cancer screening at 45

Aurora BayCare in the News: Colon cancer screening at 45

Friday, June 11, 2021

Dr. Erik Johnson, a colorectal cancer surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, joined WLUK Fox 11’s “Good Day Wisconsin” morning news show to discuss new age guidelines for colorectal screenings.

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BayCare Clinic offers new treatment for leg, back pain

BayCare Clinic offers new treatment for leg, back pain

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine offers a new treatment for leg and back pain. It’s called Vertiflex.

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‘Pretty cool’ to see bike riders out there!

‘Pretty cool’ to see bike riders out there!

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

It’s not your imagination. There are a lot more people riding bikes since the COVID-19 pandemic started.

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Meet Dr. Joshua Piotrowski, urologist

Meet Dr. Joshua Piotrowski, urologist

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Joshua Piotrowski was set on his path to a medical career in a unique way. He got scolded. Piotrowski recalls his senior year at Wausau West High School in central Wisconsin and the incident that steered him toward a career in medicine.

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Meet Dr. Stephen Brada, anesthesiologist

Meet Dr. Stephen Brada, anesthesiologist

Friday, May 21, 2021

Dr. Stephen Brada is first and foremost an anesthesiologist. But there is more to life than working, more to learn and experience out there in the world. That’s what Brada loves to explore.

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BayCare Clinic announces recent scholarship recipients

BayCare Clinic announces recent scholarship recipients

Monday, May 10, 2021

Ten area students recently earned scholarships from the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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BayCare Clinic orthopedics group holds groundbreaking

BayCare Clinic orthopedics group holds groundbreaking

Friday, May 7, 2021

A groundbreaking event on Thursday morning, May 6, marked the official start of work by Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic to consolidate its Green Bay area operations into one location.

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Total ankle replacement surgery

Total ankle replacement surgery

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

“We are trying to keep people active,” says Jason George DeVries, a foot-and-ankle surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. He discussed total ankle replacement surgery during a Facebook LIVE Q&A session.

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Meet Dr. David Gossman, otolaryngologist

Meet Dr. David Gossman, otolaryngologist

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

While growing up, Dr. David Gossman, an otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, admired his father – a lot. Gossman’s father was an oculoplastic surgeon. That’s an ophthalmologist who has been extensively trained in both ophthalmology and plastic surgery.

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Meet Dr. Craig Olson, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Craig Olson, orthopedic surgeon

Friday, April 30, 2021

At a basic level, healthcare is a partnership between patients and doctors. As partners, patients must have as much of a say in their care as their doctor, says Dr. Craig Olson of BayCare Clinic.

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Learn to compress and shock; you might save a life

Learn to compress and shock; you might save a life

Friday, April 30, 2021

Free CPR, AED training available May 15 Knowing how to apply cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) saves lives, the Compress & Shock Foundation suggests.

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Total shoulder replacement surgeries

Total shoulder replacement surgeries

Monday, April 26, 2021

“Don’t live with pain,” says Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. He and Dr. Craig L. Olson, both orthopedic surgeons, discussed shoulder replacement surgery during a livestreamed event.

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Meet Dr. Kirk Dimitris, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Kirk Dimitris, orthopedic surgeon

Friday, April 23, 2021

Kirk Dimitris enjoys working on cars and using his hands to build, fix and make mechanical repairs. Working on his 1985 Mustang is similar to performing orthopedic surgery, says Dimitris, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic.

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Foot conditions and treatment options

Foot conditions and treatment options

Monday, April 12, 2021

“You may be looking at surgery sooner than later,” Dr. Brandon M. Scharer of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic cautions those who ignore their foot pain. He and Sarah Burton, DNP, discussed foot pain during a livestreamed event.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Groom has back surgery; ready to stand for vows

BayCare Clinic in the News: Groom has back surgery; ready to stand for vows

Monday, April 12, 2021

Dr. Richard Harrison of BayCare Clinic Neurological Surgeons recently performed a lumbar fusion on Daniel Boushka of Green Bay, who was terrified at the thought of having to stand in agonizing pain at his wedding this month.

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Meet Dr. Christopher Painter, emergency medicine physician

Meet Dr. Christopher Painter, emergency medicine physician

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Some things never change, at least, that’s been the case with Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician. He’s always had a knack for staying busy with his hands and with his mind.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Vaccine helps some COVID-19 long-haulers

BayCare Clinic in the News: Vaccine helps some COVID-19 long-haulers

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

An unscientific poll has found that the COVID-19 vaccine appears to lessen infection symptoms among some long-haulers, people plagued with prolonged symptoms like fatigue and brain fog.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: COVID-19 vaccine distribution

BayCare Clinic in the News: COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Monday, April 5, 2021

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by Achal Bassamboo, a professor of decision sciences and operations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, about COVID-19 vaccine distribution at the local level and from a national perspective.

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Pecans: Good for you, but go beyond pies

Pecans: Good for you, but go beyond pies

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Pecans are a heart-healthy food that can help to lower cholesterol. They contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals, fiber and protein, and are naturally sodium free.

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BayCare Clinic orthopedic surgeon competes in vintage car race

BayCare Clinic orthopedic surgeon competes in vintage car race

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

“To me, this is a lot like surgery, except it’s more calming. Once I’m in the car, it’s calming.” That’s what Dr. Craig Olson says about racing his vintage high-performance car, a 1985 Ford Mustang. For him, racing is more than a hobby. It’s become part of who he is.

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5 technical college students earn EMT scholarships

5 technical college students earn EMT scholarships

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Five students from the emergency medical services program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College have been awarded scholarships from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Meet Dr. Mark Kroll, urgent care physician

Meet Dr. Mark Kroll, urgent care physician

Friday, March 26, 2021

For almost 30 years, Dr. Mark Kroll has enjoyed a career that allows him to do one of the things he loves most – keeping people healthy. That’s a far cry from his youth, when he struggled to choose a career.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: LUCAS device

BayCare Clinic in the News: LUCAS device

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

BayCare Clinic and Aurora BayCare Medical Center donated a combined $10,000 to the Kaukauna Fire Department for the purchase of a LUCAS device. Firehouse Subs in Kaukauna donated funds for the purchase of a second LUCAS device.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Healthy meal with Dr. Matthew Schmidt

Aurora BayCare in the News: Healthy meal with Dr. Matthew Schmidt

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Dr. Matthew Schmidt, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, served up a healthy meal option on WLUK Fox 11’s Good Day Wisconsin morning news show. Schmidt made Asian Style Salmon and Zucchini Bake from his home kitchen.

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Glen’s story: ‘Impressive’ parking lot eye care

Glen’s story: ‘Impressive’ parking lot eye care

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

When a COVID-19 quarantine kept Glen Tilot out of doctors’ offices, Dr. Dongmei Chen improvised a way to continue his much-needed eye pressure checks.

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Meet Dr. W. Scott Dougherty, urological surgeon

Meet Dr. W. Scott Dougherty, urological surgeon

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Urology is a demanding career. It requires intense medical training, long, taxing hours and the appropriate level of skill to provide patients with correct diagnoses and treatment options.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation in the News: From tragedy comes some good

BayCare Clinic Foundation in the News: From tragedy comes some good

Thursday, March 4, 2021

In late November 2020, a motor vehicle accident took the life of 29-year-old Shelby Matzke. She was the daughter of De Pere Fire Chief Al Matzke and Toni Matzke, an Aurora BayCare Medical Center employee.

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National Kidney Month: Know what yours do

National Kidney Month: Know what yours do

Monday, March 1, 2021

You ought to take care of your kidneys, because they take care of you.

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Eating healthy, at home or with takeout

Eating healthy, at home or with takeout

Monday, March 1, 2021

Don’t settle for something unhealthy just because it’s takeout or delivery food. Here’s how to choose wisely or make your own takeout favorites.

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Meet Dr. Dan Miller, emergency medicine physician

Meet Dr. Dan Miller, emergency medicine physician

Friday, February 26, 2021

When Dr. Dan Miller joined BayCare Clinic in late 2020, it was a homecoming of sorts. That’s because as a medical student, Miller trained under some of the BayCare Clinic providers he would later call his colleagues.

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Total and partial knee replacement surgeries

Total and partial knee replacement surgeries

Monday, February 22, 2021

“The goal of any treatment … is to help patients get back and maintain their desired quality of life,” says Dr. Jon Henry, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. Henry, Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo and Dr. Craig L. Olson recently discussed knee replacement surgery.

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Mindy’s story: Bariatric surgery is a “rewarding journey”

Mindy’s story: Bariatric surgery is a “rewarding journey”

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Mindy Toneys underwent gastric sleeve resection surgery with Dr. Daniel T. McKenna, bariatric surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery. In just over six months, Mindy has lost more than 65 pounds and “feels great.”

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WATCH: Dr. Woods discusses regenerative medicine

WATCH: Dr. Woods discusses regenerative medicine

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Dr. Ryan Woods, non-operative sports medicine physician with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic recently participated in a Facebook LIVE discussion on regenerative medicine. Learn more about the different types of regenerative medicine and how these nonsurgical treatment options tap into the body’s natural ability to heal.

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Don’t wait to seek help for shoulder pain

Don’t wait to seek help for shoulder pain

Friday, February 12, 2021

“If something has happened where you’ve had a sudden change in the function in your shoulder … that’s a reason to see a doctor sooner rather than later,” says Dr. Harold J. Schock of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: COVID-19 and heart health

Aurora BayCare in the News: COVID-19 and heart health

Friday, February 12, 2021

Dr. Scott Weslow, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature story on the effects of COVID-19 on long-term heart health.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Staying safe in bitter cold

BayCare Clinic in the News: Staying safe in bitter cold

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Dr. Kerry Ahrens, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, spoke recently with NBC 26 News about ways to stay safe in dangerously cold weather.

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Mary’s story, Part 2: ‘There’s been no pain’ after anterior hip replacement

Mary’s story, Part 2: ‘There’s been no pain’ after anterior hip replacement

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

“Truly there’s been no pain, no nothing. I don’t even know that I have a different hip,” says Mary Beardmore after Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed her anterior hip replacement surgery.

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Watch: Dr. Robert Sonnenburg discusses snoring and sleep disorders

Watch: Dr. Robert Sonnenburg discusses snoring and sleep disorders

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat recently participated in a Facebook Live question and answer discussion about sleep, sleep apnea and treatment options available to patients.

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Meet Dr. Cory Vogel, emergency medicine physician

Meet Dr. Cory Vogel, emergency medicine physician

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

As a child, Cory Vogel frequently found himself visiting the emergency room. It’s no wonder, as an adult, he ended up there on a more permanent basis. “As a kid I was always in the ER getting stitches and breaking bones,” Vogel says. “I fell out of a tree once and broke my arm. I fell out of a tree swing another time and broke my arm. I got into a big wheel accident and broke my arm.”

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Cold weather safety

BayCare Clinic in the News: Cold weather safety

Monday, February 8, 2021

BayCare Clinic emergency medicine physician assistant Colton Skenandore spoke recently with WFRV Channel 5 News about a cold snap expected to hit the Green Bay area. He shared tips for staying safe in the cold weather.

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Mary’s story, Part 1: Long trip to BayCare Clinic for pain relief ‘worth it’

Mary’s story, Part 1: Long trip to BayCare Clinic for pain relief ‘worth it’

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

“The difference is remarkable for daily living and pain relief,” Mary Beardmore says after Dr. Brian J. Klika, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, treated her chronic thumb pain with cortisone shots.

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Join the “Flannel Check Challenge” this February

Join the “Flannel Check Challenge” this February

Monday, February 1, 2021

This February, BayCare Clinic wants you to join the Flannel Check Challenge – wear your flannel shirts, pants, hats, ties, or belts AND schedule your annual physical or other health screenings.

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A cardiologist’s favorite: Curry Chicken Salad

A cardiologist’s favorite: Curry Chicken Salad

Monday, February 1, 2021

Here’s one way to live the good life. Enjoy this heart-healthy Curry Chicken Salad recipe recommended by Dr. Matthew A. Schmidt, an Aurora BayCare interventional cardiologist.

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Heart Month: Warning signs for women

Heart Month: Warning signs for women

Monday, February 1, 2021

One of the biggest problems with heart disease among women is that symptoms are more often ignored and put off as something else, says Dr. William Witmer of Aurora BayCare Cardiology.

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Meet Dr. Kevin Wienkers, ophthalmologist

Meet Dr. Kevin Wienkers, ophthalmologist

Friday, January 29, 2021

Dr. Kevin Wienkers has no boundaries for how far he’ll go to help others – even if it means traveling across the globe. Wienkers, an ophthalmologist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, has traveled to Africa, Myanmar (also known as Burma), India and the Philippines on medical mission trips to provide eye care for thousands of individuals.

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Joan’s story: ‘Amazing’ total shoulder replacement

Joan’s story: ‘Amazing’ total shoulder replacement

Thursday, January 28, 2021

“I wore out my shoulders,” says Joan Barry, who’s back in action after having total shoulder replacement surgery.

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

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

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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

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Dimitris joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Dimitris joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Monday, January 25, 2021

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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Watch: Dr. Ashwani Bhatia answers your COVID-19 vaccine questions

Watch: Dr. Ashwani Bhatia answers your COVID-19 vaccine questions

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer of BayCare Clinic recently participated in a Facebook LIVE discussion detailing the history of vaccines, why they have historically been effective and what the COVID-19 vaccines mean for Wisconsin’s battle against the virus.

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Meet Dr. Katie Destree, emergency medicine physician

Meet Dr. Katie Destree, emergency medicine physician

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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. “As far back as I can remember, it’s the only thing I’ve ever wanted to do.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation offering scholarships

BayCare Clinic Foundation offering scholarships

Monday, January 11, 2021

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

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Cheri’s story: Active again after tarsal tunnel surgery

Cheri’s story: Active again after tarsal tunnel surgery

Friday, January 8, 2021

Cheri Mortinson had unbearable foot pain. That is, until Dr. Danqing Guo, a physician with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine, treated her for tarsal tunnel syndrome.

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National Blood Donor Month: You can help

National Blood Donor Month: You can help

Monday, January 4, 2021

Donating blood and platelets – and now convalescent plasma from those who’ve fully recovered from COVID-19 – is more important than ever.

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Warm up during National Soup Month

Warm up during National Soup Month

Monday, January 4, 2021

Who doesn’t love a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter day? No wonder National Soup Month takes place in January.

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Meet Dr. Richard Windsor, urologist

Meet Dr. Richard Windsor, urologist

Friday, January 1, 2021

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.

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Tips from Dr. Howson on the proper way to set up your work-from-home station

Tips from Dr. Howson on the proper way to set up your work-from-home station

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Working from home doesn’t have to be a pain, but it literally can be if your workstation isn’t set up properly says Dr. Christopher Howson, pain medicine physician with BayCare Clinic® Pain & Rehab Medicine.

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Joseph’s story: Total ankle replacement surgery

Joseph’s story: Total ankle replacement surgery

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

For more than a decade, Joseph Dugan suffered from severe ankle pain – often walking on the side of his foot to compensate. After receiving total ankle replacement surgery, Joe now leads a healthy active lifestyle.

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Great skin in winter is possible!

Great skin in winter is possible!

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Winter in Wisconsin can wreak havoc on a person’s skin. Some extra maintenance can prevent that seasonal dry, itchy and even cracked skin most of us are familiar with.

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Hearing Center BayCare Clinic offers care in Two Rivers

Hearing Center BayCare Clinic offers care in Two Rivers

Monday, December 14, 2020

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

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

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

Thursday, December 10, 2020

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 vaccine.

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Elisse’s story: ‘I’m back to the person I was at 45’ after ankle surgery

Elisse’s story: ‘I’m back to the person I was at 45’ after ankle surgery

Monday, December 7, 2020

“I’m back to the person I was at 45,” says Elisse Meier after Jason George DeVries, a fellowship-trained foot-and-ankle surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed her ankle fusion procedure.

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Simple holiday treats: Let it snow!

Simple holiday treats: Let it snow!

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Our holiday tradition is back! Enjoy these recipes for easy-to-make holiday treats.

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

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

Monday, November 30, 2020

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 of serious illness if they contract COVID-19.

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Barbara named partner at BayCare Clinic

Barbara named partner at BayCare Clinic

Friday, November 20, 2020

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 voice in determining how BayCare Clinic’s resources are allocated and ultimately, greater input as to how its patients experience health care.

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10 technical college students earn EMS scholarships

10 technical college students earn EMS scholarships

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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 the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Acid reflux, GERD and LPR: Know the difference

Acid reflux, GERD and LPR: Know the difference

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

GERD Awareness Week is November 22-28, a good time to learn the difference between acid reflux and more serious gastroesophageal conditions.

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Meet Dr. Mary Rupp, urgent care physician

Meet Dr. Mary Rupp, urgent care physician

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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

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In-office hand and wrist procedures

In-office hand and wrist procedures

Thursday, November 12, 2020

“Patients really are very pleased with their results,” says Dr. Craig Olson of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. He discussed hand and wrist in-office procedures during a Facebook live event.

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

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

Thursday, November 12, 2020

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 cavity meets the throat. Dutch researchers discovered the new organs.

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Make safety a priority at holiday gatherings

Make safety a priority at holiday gatherings

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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

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

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

Monday, November 9, 2020

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 late to get a vaccine to protect yourself and your family against infection. That advice comes from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Meet Dr. Wei-Chuan Wang, ophthalmologist

Meet Dr. Wei-Chuan Wang, ophthalmologist

Friday, November 6, 2020

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.

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Mary’s story: ‘Phenomenal’ pain relief with neurostimulator

Mary’s story: ‘Phenomenal’ pain relief with neurostimulator

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

A spinal cord stimulator uses tiny amounts of electricity to stimulate areas of the spine to suppress pain signals from the low back to the brain.

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Terp joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Terp joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Monday, November 2, 2020

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.

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Choose wisely with cranberry juice

Choose wisely with cranberry juice

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Whole cranberries, rather than cranberry juice, provide the most nutritional value and thus the most health benefits.

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Rob’s story: New procedure has been ‘a godsend’ for his pain treatment

Rob’s story: New procedure has been ‘a godsend’ for his pain treatment

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

A car crash left Rob McDermott living with pain and numbness for about 50 years. Then he met Dr. Danqing Guo and his thread superficial peroneal nerve release procedure. The non-surgical procedure set McDermott on a road to pain-free living.

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Witmer expands cardiology practice to Kaukauna

Witmer expands cardiology practice to Kaukauna

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

KAUKAUNA – Dr. William Witmer, a fellowship-trained cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, is expanding his practice to Kaukauna. He will begin seeing patients at Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna, 1500 Arbor Way, on Friday, October 30.

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

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

Friday, October 23, 2020

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 Specialists by BayCare Clinic. Viewers learned about the federal law mandating insurance coverage of a patient’s breast reconstruction surgery even if the reconstruction is delayed until after cancer treatment is completed.

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

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

Friday, October 23, 2020

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, tourniquets, gloves and scissors – for first responders or community members to use in a critical incident where many people are injured. The kits come from citizenAID, a public health initiative.

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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic expands Shawano team

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic expands Shawano team

Monday, October 19, 2020

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

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Opal’s story: ‘I have not had a single pain in my left ankle,’ since new procedure at BayCare Clinic

Opal’s story: ‘I have not had a single pain in my left ankle,’ since new procedure at BayCare Clinic

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

‘I have not had a single pain in my left ankle,’ Opal Williams of Green Bay says after undergoing a new procedure developed by Drs. Danqing and Danzhu Guo of BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine.

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Take ear plugs with you, hunters

Take ear plugs with you, hunters

Monday, October 12, 2020

Every time a gun goes off near your ears, there’s the potential to damage your hearing. Don’t go into the woods without ear plugs.

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

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

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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.

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Watch: Dr. Scott Weslow discusses women’s heart health

Watch: Dr. Scott Weslow discusses women’s heart health

Friday, October 2, 2020

In February, Dr. Scott Weslow participated in a question and answer session about women and heart health.

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Meet Dr. Richard Harrison, neurosurgeon

Meet Dr. Richard Harrison, neurosurgeon

Friday, October 2, 2020

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 he’d routinely fly through.

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Audiology Awareness Month: Take our screening

Audiology Awareness Month: Take our screening

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Audiologists diagnose and treat symptoms and all degrees of hearing impairment, including mild, moderate and severe hearing loss. They also prescribe and fit a wide range of custom-fitted hearing aid options.

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Apple favorites, from orchard to table

Apple favorites, from orchard to table

Thursday, October 1, 2020

October is National Apple Month. It’s time to bake with them and make your kitchen smell great!

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Vaccinate against the flu, especially amid COVID

BayCare Clinic in the News: Vaccinate against the flu, especially amid COVID

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News about a recent national poll that suggests 1 in 3 parents do not plan to vaccinate their child against the flu during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Stride toward breast cancer awareness

Stride toward breast cancer awareness

Thursday, October 1, 2020

GREEN BAY – Take a few steps to help raise awareness for breast cancer. That’s the message from BayCare Clinic in support of the upcoming Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, presented by the American Cancer Society.

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Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic to host virtual BRAs of the Bay event

Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic to host virtual BRAs of the Bay event

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The sixth annual BRAs of the Bay event will be held virtually October 19 through October 22. The event, hosted by Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, seeks to close the loop on breast cancer and raise awareness about breast reconstruction rights for breast cancer patients.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Maintain COVID-19 precautions

BayCare Clinic in the News: Maintain COVID-19 precautions

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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.

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Construction begins on BayCare Clinic’s new Manitowoc facility

Construction begins on BayCare Clinic’s new Manitowoc facility

Monday, September 28, 2020

MANITOWOC – BayCare Clinic this week started construction on its 46,000-square-foot facility along the city’s lakeshore. The building project is at 1111 Bayshore Drive. It’s on 9.3 acres of land just north of the roundabout at Waldo Boulevard and Maritime Drive on Manitowoc’s north side.

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Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Should I have my wisdom teeth removed?

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Should I have my wisdom teeth removed?

Friday, September 25, 2020

Question: I’m an adult and I still have my wisdom teeth. Should I have them removed even though they’re not bothering me? Answer: Maybe. Each individual case is unique. However, in many cases, although our wisdom teeth seem OK, they may need to come out as a preventative measure.

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Lance’s story: How a typical day became a fight against stroke

Lance’s story: How a typical day became a fight against stroke

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Lance Bethke experienced an intracerebral hemorrhage, a life-threatening form of stroke caused by undiagnosed high blood pressure. Immediate care from Dr. Gerald W. Eckardt, a neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic, helped save his life.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: WARM program at Aurora BayCare

BayCare Clinic in the News: WARM program at Aurora BayCare

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature about the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Go light blue for prostate cancer awareness

Go light blue for prostate cancer awareness

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Prostate cancer is one of America’s most common and most survivable cancers.

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Meet Dr. William Witmer, cardiologist

Meet Dr. William Witmer, cardiologist

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

From left: Dr. William Witmer and pal, Dr. Scott Weslow, pose for the camera. “I am really worried about my calendar,” Dr. William Witmer says.

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New location for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, Hearing Center

New location for BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, Hearing Center

Monday, September 14, 2020

GREEN BAY – BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat and Hearing Center BayCare Clinic have a new location on the Aurora BayCare Medical Center campus in Green Bay.

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Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Watch your child’s backpack weight

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Watch your child’s backpack weight

Friday, September 11, 2020

Question: I’m concerned my fifth-grader’s backpack might be a little too heavy for her. When it comes to backpack weight for children, how can I help her avoid an injury?

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Teaching and learning amid COVID-19

BayCare Clinic in the News: Teaching and learning amid COVID-19

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature about the challenges of teaching and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New location for Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

New location for Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

GREEN BAY – Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons has a new location on the Aurora BayCare Medical Center campus in Green Bay.

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Meet Dr. Paul Baek, neurosurgeon

Meet Dr. Paul Baek, neurosurgeon

Friday, September 4, 2020

All parents hope for a successful and promising future for their children. For Paul Baek, it was his parents dream for him and his brother to pursue a career in medicine, he says.

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Aurora BayCare honored for heart failure care

Aurora BayCare honored for heart failure care

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

GREEN BAY – Aurora BayCare Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for its high-quality care of heart failure patients.

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Wild rice: Homegrown and healthy

Wild rice: Homegrown and healthy

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Wild rice is low fat and gluten free, high in antioxidants, higher in protein than most whole grains, and a good source of fiber.

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Destree, Miller join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Destree, Miller join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Dr. Katrina Destree and Dr. Dan Miller have joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians. Destree earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia. She is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

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Budreau joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Budreau joins Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

GREEN BAY – Dr. Daniel Budreau, a general surgeon specializing in trauma and critical care, has joined Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.

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Piotrowski joins Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

Piotrowski joins Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons

Monday, August 31, 2020

GREEN BAY – Dr. Joshua T. Piotrowski, a urological surgeon, has joined Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Flu shot: Get yours early

BayCare Clinic in the News: Flu shot: Get yours early

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health news feature about getting early flu shots amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Be aware of acute flaccid myelitis

BayCare Clinic in the News: Be aware of acute flaccid myelitis

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Dr. Christopher Painter, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health news feature about an uncommon condition that affects children – acute flaccid myelitis.

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Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo: Don’t put off surgery amid COVID-19

Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo: Don’t put off surgery amid COVID-19

Monday, August 17, 2020

Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo, a BayCare Clinic orthopedic surgeon, explains why it’s OK to schedule and undergo surgery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Don’t ignore shoulder pain

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Don’t ignore shoulder pain

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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 activities and usually gets better after some rest. Am I dealing with arthritis?

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Podcast: Dr. Jon Henry on overuse injuries in athletes training solo

Podcast: Dr. Jon Henry on overuse injuries in athletes training solo

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

In the latest episode of the BayCare Clinic Podcast, Dr. Jon Henry, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic discusses working out safely, the potential for overuse injuries in young athletes and how the 2020 off-season looks different because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC educators

BayCare Clinic Foundation honors 3 NWTC educators

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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.

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Ribbon-cutting event showcases road to BayCare Clinic’s Manitowoc facility

Ribbon-cutting event showcases road to BayCare Clinic’s Manitowoc facility

Thursday, August 6, 2020

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.

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How to build a healthy sandwich

How to build a healthy sandwich

Monday, August 3, 2020

The healthiest sandwiches have whole grain bread, lean protein, vegetables and low-fat condiments.

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Pamela’s story: Wrist surgery allows her to return to music

Pamela’s story: Wrist surgery allows her to return to music

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Pamela Nikodem has been a musician all her life. So, when she injured her wrist in a fall in 2017 and could no longer play, she was devastated. Dr. Brian Klika performed a minimally invasive wrist procedure and now she’s on her way back to performing.

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Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Cataracts at 50? It’s possible

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Cataracts at 50? It’s possible

Monday, July 27, 2020

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?

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BayCare Clinic names two physician partners

BayCare Clinic names two physician partners

Friday, July 24, 2020

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.

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Meet Dr. Carl DiRaimondo, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Carl DiRaimondo, orthopedic surgeon

Friday, July 24, 2020

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 a regular reminder as to where his future career path could lead.

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Gary’s story: Lucky to be alive after stroke

Gary’s story: Lucky to be alive after stroke

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Gary Keshena, stroke survivor, owes his life to his sister and neighbor who recognized the signs and symptoms of stroke and called 911. They quickly got him to Dr. Gerald Eckardt and his team for the necessary care.

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Slezak joins BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

Slezak joins BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat

Monday, July 20, 2020

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

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

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

Monday, July 20, 2020

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 is often called “broken heart syndrome.”

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Aurora BayCare Cardiology cath lab earns accreditation

Aurora BayCare Cardiology cath lab earns accreditation

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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.

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BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat expands to Two Rivers

BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat expands to Two Rivers

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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

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

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

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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

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Ellen’s story: 'No worries' while visiting BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists

Ellen’s story: 'No worries' while visiting BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Ellen Westrich has been a long-time patient of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists and has experienced first-hand the new protocols and regulations in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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

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

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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

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

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

Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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George & Doris’ story: 'Not afraid' to visit BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists

George & Doris’ story: 'Not afraid' to visit BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

George and Doris Bodenner have experienced first-hand the new protocols and regulations in place at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Wilske joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Wilske joins Hearing Center BayCare Clinic

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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

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Your neck might be causing your headache

Your neck might be causing your headache

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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

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Barbara’s story: Bariatric surgery, weight loss eliminated need for back surgery

Barbara’s story: Bariatric surgery, weight loss eliminated need for back surgery

Friday, June 19, 2020

“I really do feel like I have a new lease on life and that I’m much younger and more mobile,” Barbara Wilmot says after Dr. Daniel McKenna, an Aurora BayCare bariatric surgeon, helped her lose weight to relieve back pain.

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Meet Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist

Meet Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist

Thursday, June 18, 2020

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

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Stroman retiring from BayCare Clinic

Stroman retiring from BayCare Clinic

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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

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A tool for choosing the right products and services for your skin

A tool for choosing the right products and services for your skin

Monday, June 15, 2020

With so many skin care products and treatments on the market competing for your attention, how do you sort through the noise and make sure you’re making a good investment?

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Watch: Dr. Jordyn King answers questions about Computer Vision Syndrome

Watch: Dr. Jordyn King answers questions about Computer Vision Syndrome

Monday, June 15, 2020

Dr. Jordyn King, optometrist at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Manitowoc, recently conducted a Question and Answer Session on the signs and symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome, why traditional reading glasses aren’t helping, and what we can do to treat and manage the condition.

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Phyllis’ story: Ready to ‘enjoy life again’ after minimally-invasive back surgery

Phyllis’ story: Ready to ‘enjoy life again’ after minimally-invasive back surgery

Friday, June 12, 2020

Phyllis Allen became prisoner in her own home due to severe back pain. That was until Dr. Max Ots of BayCare Clinic performed a minimally-invasive procedure on her SI joint. Now, Phyllis is “ready to get out and enjoy life again.”

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Polglaze joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Polglaze joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Friday, June 12, 2020

Dr. Kevin Polglaze has joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

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Meet Dr. Scott Weslow, cardiologist

Meet Dr. Scott Weslow, cardiologist

Friday, June 5, 2020

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

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

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

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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 Iron Mountain.

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Carrie’s story: ‘So impressed’ by eye care during pandemic

Carrie’s story: ‘So impressed’ by eye care during pandemic

Monday, May 18, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Carrie Carlson saw her ophthalmologist, Dr. Joseph Bergmann of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, for a follow-up visit after eye surgery for glaucoma. “It was a good experience all around,” she says.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Don’t let COVID fears cause you to neglect your health

BayCare Clinic in the News: Don’t let COVID fears cause you to neglect your health

Monday, May 18, 2020

“We’re really just encouraging people not to neglect their health, especially if you have issues come up that are urgent or emergent,” says Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic.

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Woods offers regenerative medicine in Sturgeon Bay

Woods offers regenerative medicine in Sturgeon Bay

Monday, May 11, 2020

STURGEON BAY – Dr. Ryan Woods, a non-operative sports medicine physician with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, will be providing orthopedic services to people of all ages at Aurora Health Center in Sturgeon Bay, effective Thursday, May 21.

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Meet Dr. Jordyn King, optometrist

Meet Dr. Jordyn King, optometrist

Friday, May 8, 2020

Wanderlust hit a young Dr. Jordyn King hard as a high schooler. Even though she grew up in a loving home with supportive parents, the lure of the West Coast was a strong siren call she found hard to resist.

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Anne’s story: ‘Life is a little more normal’ after nerve entrapment procedure

Anne’s story: ‘Life is a little more normal’ after nerve entrapment procedure

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

“Thanks for giving me hope,” says Anne Laurent after Dr. Danqing Guo, a pain and rehab medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, successfully treated her for peripheral nerve entrapment neuropathy.

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BayCare Clinic announces scholarship recipients

BayCare Clinic announces scholarship recipients

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Thirteen area students recently earned scholarships from the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Jensen joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Jensen joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Monday, May 4, 2020

Dr. Ben Jensen, a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiothoracic anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia.

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Stroke Month: Dispelling the myths

Stroke Month: Dispelling the myths

Friday, May 1, 2020

May is American Stroke Month. There are a lot of myths about stroke. Let’s dispel some of them.

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Here come the strawberries!

Here come the strawberries!

Friday, May 1, 2020

May is National Strawberry Month. Yes, that’s right. Wisconsin’s strawberry season begins in late May.

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Need emergency or urgent care? Go!

Need emergency or urgent care? Go!

Friday, May 1, 2020

You are more than welcome at emergency rooms and urgent care. Don’t be timid about seeking health care at any time, even now.

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Aurora BayCare weight loss surgery seminars go online

Aurora BayCare weight loss surgery seminars go online

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Concerns about preventing the spread of COVID-19, along with stay-at-home orders and the need for social distancing, have prompted Aurora BayCare Bariatric Surgery to cancel its monthly weight loss surgery seminars indefinitely.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Health issues amid COVID-19? You still can see a doctor

BayCare Clinic in the News: Health issues amid COVID-19? You still can see a doctor

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Those suffering from non-COVID-19-related health issues still can and should take advantage of the alternative ways they can see their health care provider, says Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc.

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French joins expert team at BayCare Clinic Radiology

French joins expert team at BayCare Clinic Radiology

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Dr. C. Edson French, a vascular interventional radiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Radiology, one of northeastern Wisconsin’s most advanced and experienced radiology teams.

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Social distancing? Telemedicine visits available

Social distancing? Telemedicine visits available

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Telemedicine visits are a safe, secure, common-sense approach to receiving orthopedic and sports medicine care while social distancing.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Telemedicine amid COVID-19 pandemic

BayCare Clinic in the News: Telemedicine amid COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, April 10, 2020

Dr. Brian Klika of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic was interviewed for a WFRV Channel 5 News story about the importance and convenience of telemedicine amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: The benefits of assessing patients virtually

BayCare Clinic in the News: The benefits of assessing patients virtually

Friday, April 10, 2020

Dr. Harold Schock of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic was interviewed for a WLUK Fox 11 News live segment about the benefits of assessing patients virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NWTC student earns EMS scholarship

NWTC student earns EMS scholarship

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Nicholas Spencer, an emergency medical services student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, has been awarded a scholarship from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Aurora BayCare Health Center still treating patients with non-emergent issues

Aurora BayCare Health Center still treating patients with non-emergent issues

Monday, April 6, 2020

Urgent care service is still available for illness and injury issues

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Focusing on women’s eye health

Focusing on women’s eye health

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Women’s eyes are different from men’s eyes in several significant ways. Learn how. Protect your vision.

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It’s National Grilled Cheese Month! Enjoy!

It’s National Grilled Cheese Month! Enjoy!

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Here are two simple recipes for healthy grilled cheese sandwiches, plus one that’s just plain fun.

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Romenesko joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Romenesko joins Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Caitlin Romenesko has joined the care team at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.

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BayCare Clinic’s Bhatia earns physician executive credential

BayCare Clinic’s Bhatia earns physician executive credential

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer with BayCare Clinic, has earned the credential of Certified Physician Executive.

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BrainPath technology gives hope to brain surgery patients

BrainPath technology gives hope to brain surgery patients

Thursday, March 26, 2020

New technology provides hope to some brain surgery patients whose conditions were once thought to be inoperable, says Dr. Max Ots, a neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic.

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Meet Dr. Rory Nelson, radiologist

Meet Dr. Rory Nelson, radiologist

Friday, March 20, 2020

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

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Exploring treatment options for shoulder pain

Exploring treatment options for shoulder pain

Monday, March 16, 2020

There is no need to suffer through shoulder pain, Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc tells an audience during a recent seminar focused on treatments for shoulder pain. “We have many treatment options designed to get you back to optimal or near-optimal shoulder health.”

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BayCare Clinic prepares for possible coronavirus outbreak

BayCare Clinic prepares for possible coronavirus outbreak

Monday, March 16, 2020

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

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Protecting against the coronavirus

BayCare Clinic in the News: Protecting against the coronavirus

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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

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Podcast: Providers turn to technology to help combat Wisconsin opioid crisis

Podcast: Providers turn to technology to help combat Wisconsin opioid crisis

Monday, March 2, 2020

Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer of BayCare Clinic discusses Wisconsin’s opioid crisis and what BayCare Clinic providers are doing to help combat the issue in the first episode of the BayCare Clinic Podcast

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Peanuts, peanut butter? They’re good for you

Peanuts, peanut butter? They’re good for you

Monday, March 2, 2020

Peanuts have more protein than any nut and contain more than 30 essential vitamins and minerals. Peanuts also are a good source of fiber and good fats.

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Colorectal cancer awareness: Get screened

Colorectal cancer awareness: Get screened

Monday, March 2, 2020

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer can affect anyone, often without warning. It’s treatable if found early.

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Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Raise your brain injury awareness

Ask the BayCare Clinic Specialist: Raise your brain injury awareness

Monday, March 2, 2020

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

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Recalled breast implants: what you need to know

Recalled breast implants: what you need to know

Friday, February 28, 2020

In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration issued a large-scale recall of all BIOCELL™ textured breast implants due to an increased risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Dr. Elizabeth O’Connor shares what you need to know.

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Sheena’s secret to glowing skin

Sheena’s secret to glowing skin

Friday, February 28, 2020

A great skincare regimen is key to healthy-looking skin. Sheena Wagner, medical aesthetician with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic shares her secret to glowing skin.

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Meet Dr. Armaan Carrigan Shaikh, cardiologist

Meet Dr. Armaan Carrigan Shaikh, cardiologist

Friday, February 28, 2020

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

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BayCare Clinic announces new podcast

BayCare Clinic announces new podcast

Thursday, February 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 podcast.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Regenerative medicine

BayCare Clinic in the News: Regenerative medicine

Tuesday, February 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.

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Here’s when you should see an interventional cardiologist

Here’s when you should see an interventional cardiologist

Monday, February 24, 2020

The need for a more invasive approach to addressing a patient’s cardiovascular risk or the deterioration of their heart health may signal the need for the expertise of an interventional cardiologist.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Deep brain stimulator

BayCare Clinic in the News: Deep brain stimulator

Thursday, February 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.

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When you should see a cardiothoracic surgeon

When you should see a cardiothoracic surgeon

Monday, February 17, 2020

When surgery is the best or only option for treating a diseased heart, the expertise of a cardiothoracic surgeon often is the best bet, says Dr. Alexander Roitstein, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Wisconsin flu cases

BayCare Clinic in the News: Wisconsin flu cases

Monday, February 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.

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New tool helps neurosurgeons shed light on brain tumors

New tool helps neurosurgeons shed light on brain tumors

Friday, February 14, 2020

A new imaging tool is helping neurosurgeons better see and remove life-threatening brain tumors, says Dr. Max Ots, a neurological surgeon with BayCare Clinic.

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

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

Friday, February 14, 2020

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

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Here’s when you should see a medical cardiologist

Here’s when you should see a medical cardiologist

Monday, February 10, 2020

An increase in a patient’s cardiovascular risk or a deterioration of their heart health may signal the need for the expertise of a heart specialist – the cardiologist.

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Meet Dr. Heather Stefaniak, urological surgeon

Meet Dr. Heather Stefaniak, urological surgeon

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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

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Wear flannel, save lives

Wear flannel, save lives

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

This February, BayCare clinic wants you to join the Flannel Check Challenge – wear your flannel shirts, pants, hats, ties, or belts AND schedule your annual physical or other health screenings.

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Energy drinks can affect heartbeat, blood pressure

Energy drinks can affect heartbeat, blood pressure

Monday, February 3, 2020

Energy drinks provide a short-term gain, but moderation is the key.

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Sleep apnea raises sudden cardiac death risk

Sleep apnea raises sudden cardiac death risk

Monday, February 3, 2020

There’s nothing trivial about the dangers of obstructive sleep apnea, especially when it comes to the heart.

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A cardiologist’s favorite: California Avocado Chicken

A cardiologist’s favorite: California Avocado Chicken

Monday, February 3, 2020

Dr. Matthew A. Schmidt, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, recommends California Avocado Chicken, a heart-healthy dish.

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Kroll joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Kroll joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Monday, February 3, 2020

Dr. Mark Kroll has joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

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Kirkpatrick offers orthopedic services in Sturgeon Bay

Kirkpatrick offers orthopedic services in Sturgeon Bay

Thursday, January 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, effective Wednesday, February 5.

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Daniel’s story: ‘Immediate relief’ with nerve entrapment treatment

Daniel’s story: ‘Immediate relief’ with nerve entrapment treatment

Monday, January 20, 2020

Peripheral nerve entrapment neuropathy treatment helped Daniel get back on his feet. Now he’s able to return to skiing and walking.

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Geocaris receives certified plastic surgery nurse certification

Geocaris receives certified plastic surgery nurse certification

Monday, January 20, 2020

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

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Woods to offer regenerative medicine in Manitowoc

Woods to offer regenerative medicine in Manitowoc

Tuesday, January 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.

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Scholarships available for Manitowoc-area students

Scholarships available for Manitowoc-area students

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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

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BayCare Clinic Foundation scholarships available for students

BayCare Clinic Foundation scholarships available for students

Monday, January 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.

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The carrots of winter are sweetest

The carrots of winter are sweetest

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Carrots are sweetest in winter because of the cold, which converts stored starches into sugars.

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Glaucoma: Vision’s silent thief

Glaucoma: Vision’s silent thief

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The most common form of glaucoma has no symptoms. That’s why it’s important to protect your vision by having regular eye exams.

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Rupp joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Rupp joins BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Thursday, January 2, 2020

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

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Roger’s story: UroLift ‘turned back the clock 40 years’

Roger’s story: UroLift ‘turned back the clock 40 years’

Monday, December 23, 2019

Roger’s UroLift procedure was ‘absolutely life-altering.’ He feels like he’s turned the clock back 40 years.

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Group provides support for those battling Parkinson’s disease

Group provides support for those battling Parkinson’s disease

Wednesday, December 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.

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Construction progresses for new Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna

Construction progresses for new Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna

Monday, December 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.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Influenza returns

BayCare Clinic in the News: Influenza returns

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

WHO: Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed for a WBAY Channel 2 News segment on influenza.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Woman’s pregnancy uncovers cancer

Aurora BayCare in the News: Woman’s pregnancy uncovers cancer

Monday, December 9, 2019

WHO: Dr. Erik Johnson, a colorectal surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, was interviewed for a story about a pregnant young woman’s colon cancer surgery.

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If CPAP is a hassle, Inspire therapy may help

If CPAP is a hassle, Inspire therapy may help

Monday, December 2, 2019

BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat has a new option for people who can’t tolerate CPAP: Inspire sleep apnea therapy.

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Holiday favorites made simple

Holiday favorites made simple

Monday, December 2, 2019

Time is precious during the holidays, so here are two fun ways to spend a little time making traditional treats with family and friends.

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Meet Dr. Joel Wood, anesthesiologist

Meet Dr. Joel Wood, anesthesiologist

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

To say that Dr. Joel Wood, an anesthesiologist with BayCare Clinic Anesthesia, has passion for his job, is an understatement.

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8 NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

8 NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Eight students from the emergency medical services program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College have been awarded scholarships from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and the BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Virus or vaping?

BayCare Clinic in the News: Virus or vaping?

Friday, November 15, 2019

WHO: Dr. Nels Rose, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed for a story about the difficulties of diagnosing vaping-related illnesses that closely mirror respiratory illnesses caused by cold and flu viruses.

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Wayne’s story: ’I feel like a teenager again’ after UroLift

Wayne’s story: ’I feel like a teenager again’ after UroLift

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Wayne ‘feels like a teenager again’ after his UroLift procedure. Now, he’s sleeping more than 10 hours a night.

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Meet Dr. John Awowale, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. John Awowale, orthopedic surgeon

Monday, November 11, 2019

While growing up, John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, was a three-sport athlete and enjoyed helping those in need. However, he didn’t expect to make a career of it.

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Empower yourself! Use myBayCare, myChart

Empower yourself! Use myBayCare, myChart

Friday, November 1, 2019

myBayCare is a smooth, simple, convenient way for patients to manage their health care, live well and enjoy life.

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Relish those cranberries!

Relish those cranberries!

Friday, November 1, 2019

It’s probably no coincidence that National Cranberry Relish Day and National Cranberry Day fall on the weekend before Thanksgiving.

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BayCare Clinic to build new facility in Manitowoc

BayCare Clinic to build new facility in Manitowoc

Thursday, October 31, 2019

BayCare Clinic, which has served the Lakeshore region since 1999, plans to build a new 30,000- to 40,000-square-foot facility in Manitowoc to meet growing demand for its specialized healthcare services.

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Alan’s story: ‘2nd lease on life’ with weight-loss surgery

Alan’s story: ‘2nd lease on life’ with weight-loss surgery

Monday, October 28, 2019

Bariatric surgery helped Alan shed 370 pounds. Now he’s able to spend quality, active time with his family.

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Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna to open in summer 2020

Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna to open in summer 2020

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

New Aurora BayCare location in Kaukauna dedicated to offering a high quality of care closer to home

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5 Flu Myths

5 Flu Myths

Monday, October 14, 2019

Wisconsin has four beautiful seasons – winter, fall, spring and summer. But we also experience a fifth season that’s silent but deadly.  

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Jean's story: Regenerative medicine was a home run

Jean's story: Regenerative medicine was a home run

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Jean Healy hurt her leg and wasn’t responding well to physical therapy. Then she experienced positive results with regenerative medicine.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Mentoring deer-hunting students

Aurora BayCare in the News: Mentoring deer-hunting students

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

WHO: Dr. Scott Weslow, a cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, was interviewed for a WBAY Channel 2 News feature story about his mentorship of a group of Wyoming college students.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Breast reconstruction awareness event

BayCare Clinic in the News: Breast reconstruction awareness event

Monday, October 7, 2019

WHO: Dr. Elizabeth O’Connor, a plastic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed about B.R.A.s of the Bay.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Safe disposal of medications

BayCare Clinic in the News: Safe disposal of medications

Monday, October 7, 2019

WHO: Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed for a WLUK Fox 11 news segment on proper disposal of unused medications.

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Awowale joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Awowale joins Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Friday, October 4, 2019

GREEN BAY – Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic is expanding its team, welcoming Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with a special interest in shoulder joint replacement and hip arthroscopy.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: B.R.A.s of the Bay

BayCare Clinic in the News: B.R.A.s of the Bay

Thursday, October 3, 2019

WHO: Dr. Elizabeth O’Connor, a plastic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed about B.R.A.s of the Bay.

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Tacos made healthy? Sure, that’s easy

Tacos made healthy? Sure, that’s easy

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Here are three recipes for tasty, healthy tacos that don’t take long to prepare – one fish, one chicken and one a lean, savory blend of ground beef and ground turkey.

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Audiology Awareness Month: How’s your hearing?

Audiology Awareness Month: How’s your hearing?

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

October is Audiology Awareness Month. How’s your audiology awareness? True or false: If I had a hearing loss, my primary care physician would tell me.

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Hearing devices may offer added benefits for some

Hearing devices may offer added benefits for some

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Older adults might find themselves less likely to suffer from dementia, depression and falls by using a hearing aid, according to a recent study.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: New treatment for sleep apnea

BayCare Clinic in the News: New treatment for sleep apnea

Monday, September 23, 2019

WHO: Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, an otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, was interviewed for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about Inspire therapy, a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

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Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic to host B.R.A.s of the Bay

Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic to host B.R.A.s of the Bay

Monday, September 23, 2019

Federal law mandates coverage of breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients, even if the reconstruction is delayed until after treatment for cancer. It’s a law that many women aren’t familiar with.

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Debora’s story: 'Pain free' after thumb surgery

Debora’s story: 'Pain free' after thumb surgery

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A swollen, arthritic thumb meant years of pain for Debora. That changed when she sought the aid of Dr. Brian J. Klika.

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cancer found in men, affecting one in every five men, according to the National Cancer Institute. Only skin cancer is more prevalent.

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There are solutions for your neck pain

There are solutions for your neck pain

Friday, September 13, 2019

A delicious cup of hot coffee in the morning might get you going after an uncomfortable night’s sleep. But when irregular sleep is causing you to become tired and worn out, it can be a pain in the neck.

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BayCare Clinic names new physician partners

BayCare Clinic names new physician partners

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

GREEN BAY – Four medical experts at BayCare Clinic have been named partners with the Green Bay-based organization.

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Matt’s story: With new ankle, 'I can do stuff I wasn't doing before'

Matt’s story: With new ankle, 'I can do stuff I wasn't doing before'

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

“The pain’s gone. I have my mobility back." Matt Stevenson says after ankle replacement surgery.

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Have a healthy tailgating season!

Have a healthy tailgating season!

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Football season means tailgating season. It’s easy to eat healthy while you enjoy the games.

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Closing the loop: Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Closing the loop: Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day takes place on the third Wednesday in October. The day seeks to raise awareness of a woman’s right to reconstructive surgery following a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Sonnenburg to host community education event on Inspire therapy

Sonnenburg to host community education event on Inspire therapy

Friday, August 30, 2019

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, an otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, will host a community education event on Inspire therapy: A new alternative treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, on Wednesday, September 25, at Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center, 1160 Kepler Drive in Green Bay.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Vaping and lung injuries

BayCare Clinic in the News: Vaping and lung injuries

Thursday, August 29, 2019

WHO: Colton Skenandore, an emergency medicine physician assistant with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed on Wednesday for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about vaping and the growing number of lung injuries.

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Dr. Robert Sonnenburg offers new, alternative treatment for obstructive sleep apnea

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg offers new, alternative treatment for obstructive sleep apnea

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, an otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, is the first provider in the region to offer Inspire therapy for patients diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and who are intolerant to CPAP.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Excessive backpack weight

BayCare Clinic in the News: Excessive backpack weight

Thursday, August 22, 2019

WHO: Dr. Christopher Howson, a pain and rehab medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed for a WLUK Fox 11 News “Good Day Wisconsin” back-to-school segment about heavy backpacks.

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King joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

King joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Thursday, August 22, 2019

MANITOWOC – Dr. Jordyn C. King, an optometrist, has joined BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Manitowoc.

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3 NWTC educators honored by BayCare Clinic Foundation

3 NWTC educators honored by BayCare Clinic Foundation

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

GREEN BAY – Northeast Wisconsin Technical College instructors Donald Borst, Martha Johnson and Linda Joppe have been honored with individual awards from the BayCare Clinic Foundation board.

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New provider, new location for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

New provider, new location for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic

Thursday, August 15, 2019

GREEN BAY – Sarah Burton, DNP, will see Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic patients at its newest location on Green Bay’s far northeast side.

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Brad’s story: Life's ‘phenomenal’ after weight-loss surgery

Brad’s story: Life's ‘phenomenal’ after weight-loss surgery

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

When being excessively overweight threatened to hinder his active life with his three young children, Brad sought the expertise of Dr. Daniel McKenna for bariatric surgery and successful weight loss.

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Windsor earns UroLift Center of Excellence recognition

Windsor earns UroLift Center of Excellence recognition

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Dr. Richard Windsor, a urological surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, has received UroLift Center of Excellence recognition.

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Meet Dr. Ryan Woods, regenerative medicine specialist

Meet Dr. Ryan Woods, regenerative medicine specialist

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Ryan Woods should have been an emergency medicine physician working in an ER. That was the plan.

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Wagner, Clark join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Wagner, Clark join BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians

Monday, August 5, 2019

Dr. William J. Wagner and Dr. Jacob Clark have joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

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Aurora BayCare recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Aurora BayCare recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Monday, August 5, 2019

For delivering exceptional patient care, Aurora BayCare Medical Center has been recognized for high performance in six common conditions and procedures, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals list.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear

BayCare Clinic in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear

Friday, August 2, 2019

WHO: Hannah Van Hoof, BayCare Clinic Business Development, and local event director for Get Your Rear in Gear-Green Bay, was interviewed this week for an NBC 26 News story highlighting the annual 5K run/walk which takes place Saturday, August 3.

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Sports medicine and your kids

Sports medicine and your kids

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Though the high school sports season is just beginning, the reality is that many young athletes compete year-round. Know how to minimize the risk of injury, Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo says.

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Everything’s peachy in August

Everything’s peachy in August

Thursday, August 1, 2019

August is National Peach Month, not to mention prime peach season in Wisconsin.

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Schmidt to bring heart care to Kaukauna

Schmidt to bring heart care to Kaukauna

Thursday, August 1, 2019

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

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Stefaniak earns UroLift Center of Excellence recognition

Stefaniak earns UroLift Center of Excellence recognition

Monday, July 29, 2019

Dr. Heather Stefaniak, a urological surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, has received UroLift Center of Excellence recognition.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear-Green Bay

Aurora BayCare in the News: Get Your Rear in Gear-Green Bay

Monday, July 29, 2019

WHO: Dr. Erik Johnson, a colorectal surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, was interviewed recently for a WFRV Channel 5 News segment about the fifth annual Get Your Rear in Gear-Green Bay run/walk.

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Kristin’s story: Relief after 2 years of double vision

Kristin’s story: Relief after 2 years of double vision

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

For two years, Kristin dealt with severe double vision, headaches and squinting just to see. Then she met Dr. Lee Woodward, who offered her permanent relief.

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Health and vascular benefits to quitting smoking

Health and vascular benefits to quitting smoking

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Of all the things that cause deaths in America, cigarette smoking is the one thing that’s completely preventable, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An alarming 35 million Americans smoke cigarettes.

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Reynders joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Reynders joins BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists care team

Monday, July 15, 2019

GREEN BAY – Dr. William J. Reynders has joined BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists.

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Acid reflux detection just got easier at Aurora BayCare

Acid reflux detection just got easier at Aurora BayCare

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A new diagnostic tool is helping doctors at Aurora BayCare Medical Center better detect a pesky form of acid reflux – laryngopharyngeal reflux, or LPR.

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Let’s talk about HPV vaccination

Let’s talk about HPV vaccination

Monday, July 1, 2019

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? That’s the question. When it comes to human papillomavirus, or HPV, it’s important to talk about vaccination.

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Red, white and … blue foods?

Red, white and … blue foods?

Monday, July 1, 2019

Red, white and blue foods include raspberries, bananas, and blueberries. This is the time of year when red, white and blue is everywhere. But you don’t often see all three together on your plate. (Bomb Pops, while good, don’t count.)

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Nelson joins expert team at BayCare Clinic Radiology

Nelson joins expert team at BayCare Clinic Radiology

Monday, July 1, 2019

Dr. Rory Nelson, a diagnostic radiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Radiology.

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There’s a new option for some orthopedic conditions

There’s a new option for some orthopedic conditions

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

People who have long struggled with chronic orthopedic conditions – particularly arthritis in the joints – might find relief with orthobiologic therapy, a relatively new treatment option.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Motorcycle safety

BayCare Clinic in the News: Motorcycle safety

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

WHO: Dr. Bob Zemple, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed recently for a WBAY Channel 2 News story on motorcycle safety. The story was a response to police reports of dangerous driving, particularly along Nicolet Drive on Green Bay’s northeast side.

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Meet Dr. Xinqian Chen, pain and rehab medicine

Meet Dr. Xinqian Chen, pain and rehab medicine

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Pain and rehab medicine, BayCare Clinic and Wisconsin are the perfect mix for Dr. Xinqian Chen.

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Chen brings pain and rehab care to Shawano

Chen brings pain and rehab care to Shawano

Monday, June 17, 2019

Dr. Xinqian Chen, a physiatrist with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine, is expanding his practice to Shawano.

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BayCare Clinic Foundation awards two $500 scholarships

BayCare Clinic Foundation awards two $500 scholarships

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The BayCare Clinic Foundation’s Griffin Scholarship program has awarded $500 scholarships to two area high school students.

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Not all stem cells are created equal

Not all stem cells are created equal

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Whenever there’s lots of buzz about an exciting new medical procedure, it’s wise to step back and sort through the hype.

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Gintner joins Aurora BayCare bariatric surgery team

Gintner joins Aurora BayCare bariatric surgery team

Monday, June 10, 2019

GREEN BAY – Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery has added Laura M. Gintner, a physician assistant, to its bariatric surgery team.

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Kevin’s story: My backache was a heart attack

Kevin’s story: My backache was a heart attack

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Timing is everything. Urgent care hadn’t opened for the day, so Kevin wound up in the emergency department, where he received a diagnosis that may have saved his life.

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6 NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

6 NWTC students earn EMS scholarships

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Six students from the emergency medical services program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College have been awarded scholarships from Aurora BayCare Medical Center and BayCare Clinic Foundation.

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Bob’s story: Lumbar fusion brings ‘instant’ relief

Bob’s story: Lumbar fusion brings ‘instant’ relief

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Bob admits he waited too long to have posterior lumbar fusion surgery. Now he’s back in action, enjoying his beloved outdoors.

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Cataract awareness: Great vision after surgery

Cataract awareness: Great vision after surgery

Monday, June 3, 2019

When playing over-50 softball became a struggle, I never thought it was my vision. Figured I was just getting older. Instead, my left eye was becoming clouded.

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BayCare Clinic to offer HydraFacial®

BayCare Clinic to offer HydraFacial®

Monday, June 3, 2019

Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic now offers HydraFacial® - a customized multi-step facial treatment that combines exfoliation, hydration and moisturizing skin serums to promote long-term skin health.

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Linda’s story: ‘My hero’ eased my nerve pain

Linda’s story: ‘My hero’ eased my nerve pain

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

After living with a painful nerve condition in her foot for 18 years, Linda says Dr. Danqing Guo’s treatments saved her life. Now, she’s back to spending time with her family and walking her dogs.

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Registration open for Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk

Registration open for Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Registration for the fifth annual Get Your Rear in Gear - Green Bay run/walk is open. The event will take place on Saturday, August 3, at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.

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Harbick joins care team at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists

Harbick joins care team at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists

Thursday, May 16, 2019

GREEN BAY – Dr. Kara H. Harbick, a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, has joined BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists.

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Meet Dr. Jon Henry, orthopedic surgeon

Meet Dr. Jon Henry, orthopedic surgeon

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Dr. Jon Henry was passionate about two things growing up, woodworking and orthopedic surgery.

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Caregiver depression: There is help

Caregiver depression: There is help

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Stroke survivors and their caregivers are often faced with challenges that can cause higher levels of emotional, mental and physical stress. These feelings and others can lead to depression if not managed well.

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Kevin’s story: Weight loss surgery is “so worth it”

Kevin’s story: Weight loss surgery is “so worth it”

Monday, May 6, 2019

Kevin’s story: Weight loss surgery is “so worth it”

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National Salsa Month! Healthy and tasty!

National Salsa Month! Healthy and tasty!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May is National Salsa Month! Made with fresh vegetables – and sometimes fresh fruits – salsa is one of the healthiest condiments you can put on the table.

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Stroke Awareness Month: The risks women face

Stroke Awareness Month: The risks women face

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Having a stroke is serious business, perhaps more so for women than for men.

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Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County accredited for hips, knees

Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County accredited for hips, knees

Monday, April 29, 2019

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic experts are part of hospital’s decade-long success

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Linda’s story: ‘I feel better’ after weight loss surgery

Linda’s story: ‘I feel better’ after weight loss surgery

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Linda Malchow had weight loss surgery in February 2018. Today, she’s healthier and has lost over 100 pounds.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Hepatitis A outbreaks

BayCare Clinic in the News: Hepatitis A outbreaks

Monday, April 15, 2019

WHO: Dr. Ryan Murphy, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed recently for a WBAY Channel 2 News story related to hepatitis A outbreaks across parts of the United States.

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Healthier and happier: Cardiology staff’s weight loss journey

Healthier and happier: Cardiology staff’s weight loss journey

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

A mobile app and support from one another motivated three Aurora BayCare Cardiology employees to lose weight and change their lifestyles. Their weight loss journey started in January 2018 and combined they have now lost over 100 pounds.

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Hail the humble PB&J sandwich!

Hail the humble PB&J sandwich!

Monday, April 1, 2019

The humble peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich can be quite a pick-me-up. But don’t take our word for it. Ask almost any NBA player.

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Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic becomes dementia-friendly

Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic becomes dementia-friendly

Monday, April 1, 2019

Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic recently underwent training to be become the first healthcare facility in Brown County to earn a dementia-friendly designation.

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Calling All Stroke Super Heroes

Calling All Stroke Super Heroes

Monday, April 1, 2019

Aurora BayCare Medical Center will host a FREE Stroke Survivor reception for stroke survivors, their families, caregivers, providers, and EMS providers.

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Registered nurse hopes to inspire future neurosurgeons

Registered nurse hopes to inspire future neurosurgeons

Friday, March 22, 2019

Michelle Tingley, a registered nurse, loves working with Dr. Paul Baek, a BayCare Clinic neurosurgeon. As a neurosurgery nurse, she works as the surgeon’s second set of hands.

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Meet Dr. Danqing Guo, physician with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Meet Dr. Danqing Guo, physician with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Following in his brother’s footsteps has never led Dr. Danqing Guo astray. From childhood to careers as physicians, the brothers found success because of one another.

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New treatment provides hope for chronic orthopedic conditions

New treatment provides hope for chronic orthopedic conditions

Monday, March 18, 2019

Regenerative medicine treatments have been shown to help ease pain and improve function in people suffering from muscle injuries and other chronic conditions like rotator cuff pain, tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, tendinitis, and arthritis.

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Protein-rich platelets may help with chronic pain relief

Protein-rich platelets may help with chronic pain relief

Monday, March 18, 2019

If you have arthritis in the knee or other chronic pain, the platelet-rich plasma treatment may be an option for easing pain and improving function without surgery.

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Cell-based therapy provides relief for chronic pain

Cell-based therapy provides relief for chronic pain

Monday, March 18, 2019

If you have arthritis in the knee or other chronic pain, the BMAC treatment may be an option for easing pain and improving function -without surgery.

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Howson brings pain medicine care to Kaukauna

Howson brings pain medicine care to Kaukauna

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Dr. Christopher Howson, a fellowship-trained pain medicine physician with BayCare Clinic Pain & Rehab Medicine, is expanding his practice to Kaukauna.

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Bhatia takes reins as BayCare Clinic’s chief medical officer

Bhatia takes reins as BayCare Clinic’s chief medical officer

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

BayCare Clinic recently welcomed Ashwani Bhatia, MD, FACP, CPE as its new chief medical officer.

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Good nutrition fights vascular disease

Good nutrition fights vascular disease

Monday, March 4, 2019

March is National Nutrition Month. “Good food choices and good nutrition are especially important for people with vascular disease,” says Dr. Gregory C. Thom, a vascular surgeon who is one of The Vascular Specialists at Aurora BayCare.

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Visiting these too often, guys? UroLift may help

Visiting these too often, guys? UroLift may help

Friday, March 1, 2019

Men of a certain age – generally 50 and older – dread the feeling. They dread the increased need to get up in the middle of the night to urinate. They dread the sense of never quite getting the job done.

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Wood joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Wood joins BayCare Clinic Anesthesia

Friday, March 1, 2019

Dr. Joel Wood, a board-certified anesthesiologist, has joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia.

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BayCare Clinic in the News: Twins undergo nearly-identical heart surgeries

BayCare Clinic in the News: Twins undergo nearly-identical heart surgeries

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

WHO: Dr. Alexander Roitstein, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature story about identical twins undergoing near-identical heart surgeries.

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Meet Dr. Joseph Bergmann, ophthalmologist

Meet Dr. Joseph Bergmann, ophthalmologist

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dr. Joseph Bergmann has in Green Bay, Wisconsin, what California and Florida and even Illinois could not offer him – the best quality of life.

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Cardiac arrest vs. heart attack: Know the difference

Cardiac arrest vs. heart attack: Know the difference

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Know the differences between cardiac arrest and heart attack

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Heart Month

Aurora BayCare in the News: Heart Month

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

WHO: Dr. William Witmer, a fellowship-trained cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, was interviewed for a WBAY Channel 2 News noon show segment on Heart Month.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: The importance of heart health

Aurora BayCare in the News: The importance of heart health

Friday, February 15, 2019

WHO: Dr. Scott Weslow, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, was interviewed for a WLUK Fox 11 morning show segment on heart health.

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Ask a Doctor: Achilles tendinitis a common problem

Ask a Doctor: Achilles tendinitis a common problem

Monday, February 4, 2019

Achilles tendinitis is common, especially in middle-aged people. The most common cause is overuse of the Achilles – the tendon in the back of the leg that attaches to the heel bone.

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Enjoy lasagna made heart-healthy

Enjoy lasagna made heart-healthy

Friday, February 1, 2019

Dr. Matthew A. Schmidt, an interventional cardiologist with Aurora BayCare Cardiology, recommends this recipe from the American Heart Association.

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Start your heart with morning yoga

Start your heart with morning yoga

Friday, February 1, 2019

Yoga’s many benefits include improving heart health. During February, which is American Heart Month, that’s a good thing to remember.

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Aurora BayCare opens clinic for patients with heartbeat issues

Aurora BayCare opens clinic for patients with heartbeat issues

Friday, February 1, 2019

Effective treatment for atrial fibrillation often requires a collaborative approach. That’s why Aurora BayCare Medical Center has opened a new clinic designed to treat the chronic heart rhythm abnormality.

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BayCare Clinic surgeons published in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

BayCare Clinic surgeons published in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Jason George DeVries, DPM, and Brandon M Scharer, DPM, foot and ankle surgeons with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, published an article in the January 2019 edition of The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

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Aurora BayCare in the News: Urolift treatment for enlarged prostate

Aurora BayCare in the News: Urolift treatment for enlarged prostate

Thursday, January 17, 2019

WHO: Dr. Heather Stefaniak, a urological surgeon with Aurora BayCare Urological Surgeons, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News about Urolift, a new medical treatment for enlarged prostate.

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James’ story: Peripheral nerve treatment is ‘miracle relief’

James’ story: Peripheral nerve treatment is ‘miracle relief’

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

For the first time in many years, James has relief from a nerve condition that caused a stabbing sensation in his feet.

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Common questions and answers about PAD

Common questions and answers about PAD

Monday, January 14, 2019

Dr. James Offord of The Vascular Specialists at Aurora BayCare answers common questions about peripheral artery disease also known as PAD.

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Procedure offers relief for long-time carpal tunnel sufferer

Procedure offers relief for long-time carpal tunnel sufferer

Friday, January 4, 2019

Dr. Craig Olson, orthopedic surgeon, performs a live in-office Carpal Tunnel Release procedure at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc.

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Winter is here; protect your heart

Winter is here; protect your heart

Friday, January 4, 2019

Winter is here to stay. It’s a time when extra time spent outside in cold weather can affect your health. While we need to be cautious about the flu, frostbite and hypothermia, your heart health is also at risk.

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Winter fruit: What’s in season?

Winter fruit: What’s in season?

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

When winter locks Wisconsin in its grip, the fresh fruit season seems a million years away. But it’s always growing season somewhere.

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Your first appointment with an audiologist

Your first appointment with an audiologist

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

It’s normal to feel a little nervous before your first audiology visit. Rest assured, our audiologists are highly trained and specialize in evaluating, diagnosing, treating, and managing issues related to hearing, tinnitus, and balance.

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Breast cancer surgical options

Breast cancer surgical options

Monday, October 19, 2015

It’s estimated that there will be 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer in 2015. When a patient is diagnosed with breast cancer, the next step is usually surgery. It can seem scary and overwhelming, especially when the diagnosis is fresh.

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