George Negrete, MD, to Practice at ThedaCare Physicians-Waupaca
ThedaCare is pleased to welcome George Negrete, MD, a general surgery physician at ThedaCare Physicians-Waupaca. Dr. Negrete specializes in minimally invasive surgical interventions.
Earning his undergraduate degree from San Jose University, Dr. Negrete studied biology-physiology, psychology and chemistry. He received his medical degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed his post-graduate residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Negrete belongs to the American College of Surgeons and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
Dr. Negrete is always up for an adventure as he loves to water ski, stand-up paddle board and travel. He once even mustered up the courage to run with the bulls on a trip to Pamplona, Spain.
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.