Meet Our Team

The ASC Team

Afua Shin, M.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmology
Cornea and External Disease
Refractive Surgery
Eye Clinic of Wisconsin

Christopher Galang, D.O.

Board Certified Ophthalmology
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Eye Clinic of Wisconsin

Matthew Hattenhauer, M.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmology
Glaucoma & Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Eye Clinic of Wisconsin

John Flatter, M.D.

Board Eligible Ophthalmology
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Eye Clinic of Wisconsin

Christopher Kucharski, M.D.

Board Certified Ophthalmology
Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Glaucoma
Eye Clinic of Wisconsin

James Banovetz, M.D., PhD.

Board Certified Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Stevens Point Orthopedics

David Henneghan, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedics
Stevens Point Orthopedics

Joshua Troyer, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedics
Stevens Point Orthopedics

Marcus Haemmerle, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedics
Stevens Point Orthopedics

Thomas Guse, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedics
Stevens Point Orthopedics

Todd Williams, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedics
Stevens Point Orthopedics

C. Thomas De Roche, D.P.M.

Board Certified Podiatry
C. Thomas De Roche DPM

Joel Tikalsky, D.P.M.

Board Certified Podiatry
Family Foot and Ankle Clinic

Mark Thomas, D.P.M.

Board Certified Podiatry
Family Foot and Ankle Clinic

Dr. William Quinn, D.P.M.

Board Certified Podiatry
Family Foot and Ankle Clinic

Dr. Kelli Iceman, D.P.M.

Board Certified Podiatry

Family Foot and Ankle Clinic

Todd Fairchild, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedics-Spine
Waypoint Spine

John Fuller, M.D.

Board Certified Urology
The Urology Clinic

Anesthesia

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Eric, CRNA

Anesthesia Provider

Eric, CRNA

Position: CRNA

Education: B.S. in Nursing with a minor in Psychology, South Dakota State University, 1990, M.S. in Nurse Anesthesia, Mount Mary College, Sioux Falls, SD 1997

Describe some of your job duties: Provide anesthesia services and care throughout the peri-operative course, individualized to each patient.

What makes working at the ASC special? Cohesive work environment and close personalized care to patients and families.

Hometown: Vermillion, SD

Hobbies: Sports, reading, boating, movies

Family/Pets: Wife Sue and son Billy.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Pulp Fiction and Grease

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Santorini Greece or Kauai, Hawaii

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John, CRNA

Anesthesia Provider

John, CRNA

Position: Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Education: Master of Nurse Anesthesia – Mayo School of Health Sciences- BSN- University of Alberta – Nursing Diploma – St. Boniface General Hospital School of Nursing, Winnipeg, Canada

Describe some of your job duties: Providing anesthesia services for patients at the ASC enabling them to receive the care they need.

What makes working at the ASC special? Definitely the people. Great attitudes and the energy to provide excellent personalized care.

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Hobbies: Skiing, biking, woodworking, motorcycles, hanging with the family.

Family/Pets: I have a wife and 2 daughters, along with a dog, Bella. I’m so outnumbered.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: I have to say I’m a big fan of Quentin Tarantino movies.

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? I’m fond of the mountains, but wherever my family is at.

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Tom, CRNA

Anesthesia Provider

Tom, CRNA

Position: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Stevens Point Anesthesia Association.

Education: BSN UW-Oshkosh, Mayo Clinic Internship, 6 years Critical Care Septic Shock/Trauma -Mayo. Masters of Anesthesiology Mount Marty College Sioux Falls, South Dakota. CCRN, BLS, ACLS, PALs, and CRNA certifications. Continuing education in Ambulatory Anesthesia and Orthopedic Ultrasound peripheral nerve block techniques.

Describe some of your job duties: Customizing anesthesia delivery to patients needs and procedures implementing modern anesthesia practices of multimodal analgesia. Creating positive relationships with the patients we care for and assisting physicians and staff in meeting the needs and comfort of our patients.

What makes working at the ASC special? Working at the Stevens Point Ambulatory Surgical Center is a dream job. Working in an environment where the employees have so much direct input in patient care is a positive for staff and patients. The small town community feel is very comforting and I am blessed to be able to work with such competent and caring Surgeons and staff. The degree of excellence is difficult to find anywhere.

Hometown: Union Grove, Wisconsin

Hobbies: Spending time with my wife, children and grandchildren. I enjoy spending time in the woods, woodworking, gardening, hunting and fishing.

Family/Pets: Bridget my lovely wife of 34 years, 4 children-Jennifer, Elementary school teacher (husband Mark), Kelly, Occupational Therapist (husband Matt), Bobby, Software Engineer, Christina, Business Major UW-Milwaukee. 4 grandchildren – Norah-4, Lilly-3, Rowan-2, Evelyn -1. Pet- Lena 13 y.o. Silver Lab.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Anything that has to do with history, documentaries, comedies, sports and The Green Bay Packers.

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world where would you go? I would like to travel to Germany someday to visit the land where my grandparents came from. As far as where I would want to live? I love central Wisconsin and really have no desire to live anywhere else.

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Angie

Financial Coordinator

Angie

Position: Financial Coordinator

Describe some of your job duties: I get to do a variety of finance and bookkeeping work. For me, the fun is in the details!

What makes working at the ASC special? I’m proud to work for an organization that truly strives to live out its values of quality, service, and integrity.

Hometown: La Crosse

Hobbies: Cooking, yoga, audiobooks

Family/Pets: Our cats allow me and my husband to live in their house.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Any Disney movie

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? A tropical island

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Becky

Operations

Becky

Position: Operations

Describe some of your job duties: I assist with financial operations of the surgical center.  My number one goal is to ensure we succeed at our mission of providing exceptional care in a pleasant and caring atmosphere.

What makes working at the ASC special? The ASC Team! We have excellent group of providers and staff that work together as a team and treat each other like family. I also have the opportunity to see how our providers and staff alike develop relationships with our patients to make them feel at ease when undergoing their procedure and to see the positive outcomes achieved by our patients.

Hometown: North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, walking-walking-and more walking my energetic goldendoodle, reading novels, and playing the piano.

Family/Pets: My husband Mark, my two beautiful daughters, Bailey and Sydney and my goldendoodle Louie.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Modern Family, Seinfeld and Saturday Night Live and my favorite movie is Mamma Mia

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? I would like to travel to every single island in the Caribbean at least once and then start all over again.

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Christin

Medical Records

Christin

Position: Medical Records Coordinator

Describe some of your job duties: I prepare the patient medical record binders for the nursing staff prior to a patient’s surgery as well as complete the patient’s medical record after discharge.

What makes working at the ASC special? The people I work with!! They’re a lot of fun!

Hometown: Coleman, MI and Endeavor, WI

Hobbies: Photography

Family/Pets: Husband Andrew, daughter Lauren, dog Charlie, cats Wilma and Fred

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Bryce Canyon National Park or Glacier National Park. If it’s hot, I ain’t goin!!

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Dani

Surg Tech

Dani

Position: Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Central Service Sterilization Technician

Describe some of your job duties: I scrub in on cases in the operating room, clean and sterilize instruments and serve as another set of hands to assist the surgeons in the operating room.

What makes working at the ASC special? I enjoy the people I work with the most. The surgeons are great and they make it fun.

Hometown: Bevent, Wisconsin

Hobbies: Show shoeing in the winter, spending time with my husband and girls, reading and biking in the summer.

Family/Pets: Husband Matt, three daughters – Aubrey, Brinley and Lucy

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Friends, Pretty Woman

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Somewhere warm and tropical

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Jessica

Scheduler

Jessica

Position: Receptionist/Scheduler

Describe some of your job duties: I check in patients and schedule surgical procedures.

What makes working at the ASC special? It is like a family, everyone works together and covers for one another

Hometown: Amberg, Germany

Hobbies: Going to the gym

Family/Pets: I am married and have one child, one dog and one cat

What is your favorite movie or TV series: The Island

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Thailand

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Karen

Nurse - RN

Karen

Position: Pre and post op nurse

Describe some of your job duties: I help patients get ready for surgery, care for them during their recovery, and teach them how to care for themselves at home after surgery.

What makes working at the ASC special? The talented and compassionate team of providers, the motivated patients, and the welcoming atmosphere.

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Hobbies: X-C skiing, biking, kayaking, yoga, hiking, reading and knitting.

Family/Pets: Husband (Dave), son (Patrick), daughter (Laura), and cat (Oliver).

What is your favorite movie or TV series: The Harry Potter movies

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? In addition to exploring all of our National Parks, I would love to travel to Norway and Iceland.

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Kyle

Clinical Director

Kyle

Position: Clinical Director

Describe some of your job duties: Oversight of patient care activities in all phases of care at the surgery center to ensure we provide the highest quality of care to our patients through carrying out our mission and values. Additionally, I oversee medication processes, facility maintenance and cleanliness, facility/equipment quality checks, emergency preparedness activities, radiation program, preventative maintenance, infection control, and staff education.

What makes working at the ASC special? Working with exceptional surgeons and staff that provide extraordinary care to the patients we serve. We have amazing people working here that fosters forward thinking to continue to improve the care we provide.

Hometown: Pittsville, WI

Hobbies: Golf, fishing, hiking, working out, boating, making maple syrup, gardening, and working on house projects.

Family/Pets: 2 cats (Zumi and Teddy), fish, and hamster.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: The Chosen

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Europe: Germany, France, and Ireland.

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Laina

Nurse - RN

Laina

Position: Nurse – RN

Describe some of your job duties: Prepping patients for surgery, recovering patients after surgery, educating patients on discharge instructions and preparing patient charts. Also anything else that is asked of me.

What makes working at the ASC special? It feels like family.

Hometown: Stevens Point

Hobbies: Hobby farm with beef, chickens, and pigs. I love to fish in the warm weather.

Family/Pets: Married for 28 years and have three wonderful sons that make me so proud. Have one dog and two house cats.

What is your favorite movie or TV series: My favorite movie is Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? I would like to visit all 50 states, have been to 7.

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Lori

Materials Manager/Surg Tech

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Nikki

Surg Tech

Nikki

Position: Certified Surgical Technologist and Central Service Sterilization Technician

Describe some of your job duties: I pull supplies to get the surgical cases ready to start, I also clean and sterilize all instruments and scrub in on cases to assist the surgeons during the case.

What makes working at the ASC special? The people and great surgeons.

Hometown: Wausau, WI

Hobbies: Going on “adventures” with my husband/family, traveling, collecting walruses, baking, cake decorating, photography

Family/Pets: Husband Adam, Dogs – Olive and Kloe

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Worst cooks in America

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Hut in San Lucia – anyplace warm would do with a view of the ocean.

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See

Manager

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Shane

Administrator

Shane

Position: Administrator

Describe some of your job duties: First and foremost, I help to ensure the absolute best patient experience at the ASC. I also manage, maintain and implement efficient and effective operations.

Hometown:

Is this a Central Wisconsin question where I’m supposed to say my maiden name? Since I don’t have a maiden name I’ll just answer it the typical Midwestern way. I was born in Clinton, IA but moved around a lot while growing up. I graduated high school in Colorado and that’s where my parents still reside so I tend to claim Colorado as home.

Hobbies: I enjoy running, swimming, reading, photography, traveling, camping, hunting, spending time with family and woodwork…just to name a few.

Family/Pets: I am married to my wonderful wife Erin and we have one son

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Chuck.

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go?Antarctica—to cross the final continent off my bucket list.

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Val

Nurse - LPN

Val

Position: Nurse

Describe some of your job duties: Monitoring patients in the operating room; and taking care of them in recovery

What makes working at the ASC special? Great physicians and staff that take great care of their patients.

Hometown: West Bend Wisconsin

Hobbies: Hanging out with my grandchildren, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, swimming, reading and travel.

Family/Pets: Husband, 3 children, 4 grandsons

What is your favorite movie or TV series: Out of Africa

If you could travel or live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Switzerland

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