Family Physician to Treat Patients in Waupaca
ThedaCare welcomes Dorrie Happ, MD, a family medicine physician at ThedaCare Physicians-Waupaca, who has special interest in obstetrics.
Dr. Happ treats patients of all ages and especially enjoys women’s health, lactation support, pediatrics, adolescent care and chronic disease management. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University and then received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Happ completed her residency training through the Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program, a University of Minnesota affiliate. Throughout her education and career, she has worked on several publications and patents. Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists.
When she isn’t working, Dr. Happ likes to spend time with her family and get outside to bike, swim and ski. Cooking is another favorite pastime and she is regularly testing healthy, creative recipes.
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, and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.