Physician Joins ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus

Clay Canaday, DO

Clay Canaday, DO, Joins Shawano Practice

ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus at ThedaCare Physicians-Shawano is pleased to welcome Clay Canaday, DO, an orthopedic physician who treats all ages and specializes in fracture care and total joint replacement surgery.  

Board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, Dr. Canaday earned his undergraduate degree at Loyola University in Chicago and received his medical degree at the University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Mo. He completed his residency training at Garden City Hospital, an affiliate of Michigan State University. In addition to his work experience in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Canaday also served as a medical director and an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery. His professional memberships include the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Dr. Canaday and his family are looking forward to their move north from Illinois to Wisconsin. In his time away from work, Dr. Canaday enjoys a variety of outdoor activities – kayaking and camping in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter.

ThedaCare™ Physicians includes more than 144 employed physicians and 70 nurse practitioners and physician assistants at 22 locations throughout the region and includes specialists in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine, rehabilitation, orthopedics and general surgery. There is also a FastCare clinic located in Shawano. According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, ThedaCare Physicians is also the nation’s leader in implementing Open Access, same-day appointment services for its patients.  ThedaCare Physicians is also the leader in implementing an electronic medical records system, including a patient portal called MyThedaCare, that allows patients to access their medical information, request appointments, refill prescriptions, and consult their physician from their home computer.

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.