ThedaCare Welcomes OB/GYN Physician

Maria Vandenberg, MD 

Maria Vandenberg, MD, Joins Women’s Care of Wisconsin

ThedaCare welcomes Maria Vandenberg, MD, to the Women’s Care of Wisconsin Appleton location as a physician specializing in obstetrics/gynecology. She will also practice at Theda Clark Medical Center and Appleton Medical Center.

Dr. Vandenberg has many areas of interest, including adolescent care, high- and low-risk pregnancies, minimally invasive surgery and in-office procedures.

She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and received her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her residency training was completed at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Vandenberg has been recognized for her educational accomplishments by the Golden Key International Honour Society, the Dean’s 4.0 Teaching Award, The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award and The John E. Mackey Art of Medicine Award. She belongs to the American Medical Association, the Indiana State Medical Association and the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

Coming from a large Wisconsin family, Dr. Vandenberg is happy to be back in her home state caring for patients. She and her family love camping and spending time together outdoors. They also enjoy cheering on the Green Bay Packers.

Appleton Medical Center (AMC) is a 160-bed acute care hospital that opened in 1958. In addition to general medical and surgical care, services include the Appleton Heart Institute, which was the first and most advanced cardiac care program to be established north of Madison and Milwaukee more than 30 years ago. Other specialized services include a fully staffed emergency department, birthing services, the Groth Surgery Center, and the Martha Siekeman Cancer Center and ThedaCare Cancer Care, which includes radiation oncology, CyberKnife®, TomoTherapy™ and stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Appleton Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the national Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Theda Clark Medical Center is a 166-bed acute care hospital founded in 1909. In addition to general medical and surgical care, specialized services include a birth center, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, including a regional neonatal intensive care unit serving eight counties, and the Aylward Outpatient Surgery Center. Theda Clark is the region’s only American College of Surgeons Verified Level II Trauma Center, which includes ThedaStar Air Medical Helicopter. Theda Clark Medical Center also offers comprehensive neuroscience care and the Theda Clark Stroke Center was the first stroke center in Northeast Wisconsin to be certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The hospital also has the area’s most advanced inpatient rehabilitation facility. The Bariatric Program at Theda Clark, along with Midwest Bariatric Solutions and its surgeons, have jointly received two Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designations by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Since 2004, Theda Clark has been honored nationally by the U.S. Health and Human Services department for achieving one of the highest organ donation rates in the country. The Theda Clark ThedaCare Surgery Center operates in Oshkosh.

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 one of the largest employers in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.