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Fort HealthCare adds new clinic and new providers

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fort HealthCare opened a new primary care clinic, Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care, on September 10. The clinic is temporarily located at 426 McMillen Street in Fort Atkinson (the location that formerly housed Fort HealthCare Surgical Associates). In spring 2013, the new practice will move into its permanent location at 1520 Madison Avenue, in the building that currently houses the Goodwill Store and is adjacent to Fort HealthCare Orthopaedic Associates and the Therapy & Sport Center.

The clinic is staffed by physicians Edwin Fischer, MD, Sara Barnes, DO, Aaron Beck, MD and pediatric nurse practitioner Laurel Runte. Drs. Fischer, Barnes and Runte were previously providing care in the Fort HealthCare Lake Mills clinic. The Lake Mills clinic is still operating, with physicians Wahab Kazi, MD, James Wishau, MD, Frederick Kron, MD, Jennifer Philbin, MD and nurse practitioner Noelle Van de Kreeke providing family and internal medicine care. Jonathan Brodie, MD, Mary Miller, MD and Dr. Kazi also continue to provide urgent care services at the Lake Mills clinic.

Sarah Sisbach, executive director of physician services states, “The opening of the new clinic and addition of family medicine providers in Fort Atkinson is intended to compliment the wide range of services also provided by Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics. The addition of physicians and nurse practitioners in the community should increase access to care and open up more opportunities for individuals to be seen by a doctor with minimal wait times, meeting the demands of our growing community.”

New Providers throughout Fort Medical Group

Aaron Beck, M.D., Fort HealthCare Integrated Family Care
Dr. Beck is new to the Fort HealthCare family. He recently completed his family medicine residency at the Mountain Area Health Education Center Rural Program in Hendersonville, N.C. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and his undergraduate degree from Concordia University Wisconsin-Mequon where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He provides family medicine care in Fort Atkinson.


Prerna Sinha, M.D., Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Dr. Sinha earned her medical degree from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India, and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, N.J. She comes to us from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, where she was an assistant professor of pediatrics. Dr. Sinha practices general pediatrics with an interest in academic medicine/teaching and newborn medicine.


Sleem F’Guyer, M.D., Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Dr. F’Guyer earned his medical degree from the UW School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI, and completed his pediatric residency at University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL. Dr. F’Guyer’s areas of interest include the care of hospitalized patients, urgent care, pediatric and newborn resuscitation, pediatric dermatology, sports medicine, and quality improvement issues.


 Katie Lewellin, F.N.P., Fort HealthCare Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Lewellin earned her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is experienced in working with a wide variety of patients with acute and chronic conditions, offering a full spectrum of care. She is an advanced practice nurse prescriber and a certified Red Cross CPR Rescuer. She’s also certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and holds additional certifications in pediatric advanced life support, trauma nursing, emergency nursing and advanced cardiac life support.

Frederick Kron, M.D., Fort HealthCare Lake Mills
Dr. Kron received his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine, in Washington, D.C., and completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In addition to family medicine, his 30-year medical career includes training in radiology, internal medicine and flight medicine. Special areas of interest are geriatrics, physician–patient communications and new media technology in medicine.

Jennifer Philbin, M.D., Fort HealthCare Lake Mills
Dr. Philbin received her medical degree from the University of Illinois-College of Medicine and completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Illinois/Illinois Masonic Family Medicine Residency. She also completed a Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Philbin provides a wide range of care for patients of all ages.


Noelle Van De Kreeke, N.P., Fort HealthCare Lake Mills
Van De Kreeke has extensive nursing experience in orthopaedics, neurology, oncology, gynecology and other areas of adult medicine. She received her nursing degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her family nurse practitioner degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She cares for patients of all ages at the Lake Mills Clinic.


Joshua Tueting, N.P., Fort HealthCare Jefferson and Cambridge Clinics
Tueting is a graduate of Marquette University with a Master of Science as an adult primary care nurse practitioner. As an adult nurse practitioner, he works with patients 15 years of age and older, focusing on health maintenance and improvement for patients. Tueting cares for patients in Jefferson and Cambridge.