Orthopaedic Specialists Join ThedaCare

Providers will Continue to see Patients at their Offices in Neenah, Waupaca

ThedaCare leaders are pleased to announce that Orthopaedic Specialists of Neenah joined the health system effective Sat., July 27. As a result of this merger, the five physicians, one nurse practitioner, one physician assistant and 19 staff of Orthopaedic Specialists will become ThedaCare employees.  

The physicians in this specialty practice include Robert Wubben, MD; James Mitchell, MD; Brian Sears, MD; and Brett Young, MD. Physician Jeffrey Ralston, MD, joined ThedaCare earlier in June. Drs. Sears and Ralston will also see trauma patients at the new Orthopedic Trauma Clinic on the Theda Clark Medical Center campus. 

“Changes nationally and locally have established a trend of specialty groups joining larger health cares systems,” said Robert Wubben, MD.  “In order to continue to provide excellent orthopaedic care and improved coordination with other medical offices, Orthopaedic Specialists has chosen to merge with ThedaCare.”

Orthopaedic Specialists will continue to operate its offices at 1516 S. Commercial St., but it will now be referred to as ThedaCare Orthopedics‒Neenah. Additionally, the existing Orthopaedic Specialists office in Waupaca at 902 Riverside Dr. will continue to see patients at its location under the name ThedaCare Orthopedics‒Waupaca.

“We’re very excited about having these physicians and their staff join the ThedaCare team. They have been an integral part of the orthopedic care provided in Neenah, Waupaca, and surrounding areas, as well as key players  on our trauma team,” said Mary Downs, vice president, ThedaCare Spine and Orthopedics. “This strengthens our relationship and will allow our patients to continue to benefit from seamless care and excellent orthopedic services.”

Patient appointments and inquiries should continue to be directed to (920) 725-0077.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.