Priscilla Hedberg, MD
"It is important to me that patients participate in their own care. Often, the lifestyle changes that a person makes are as important as any medication that is prescribed or test that is ordered. I try to make certain that both the patient and I know the rationale for a medication or test when it is ordered. All that I can do as a physician is to recommend therapy. The patient is the one that is responsible for ca...
Paul D. Scott, MD
Dr. Scott has a strong interest in minimally invasive surgery. He has written and presented research on advanced laparoscopic procedures. Specific surgical interests include the following laparoscopic procedures: anti-reflux and paraesophageal (hiatal) hernia surgery, colon and small bowel resection, hernia repair and splenectomy. He also enjoys the surgical management of endocrine diseases including thy...
Jeanne M. Richardson, MD, Ph D
Dr. Jeanne Richardson says the most rewarding part about being a pediatrician is sharing in the lives of her patients and watching them grow into adults. “It is a privilege to care for the health needs of children, from the miraculous moment of birth until they leave home for college or careers,” says Dr. Richardson.
A mother of two, Dr. Richardson values time spent with her children as well as&nb...
Stephen R. Schmitz, MD
Dr. Schmitz has been with Hudson Physicians since 1981, making him a stronghold in care for our community. He enjoys working with entire families - from the young to the young at heart.
During his free time, you will find Dr. Schmitz at the golf course, ski hill, or enjoying family time with his wife and two grown daughters. He is a member of the Hudson Health Foundation Board of Directo...
Susan D. Kurtz, RN, MS, CDE
Susan claims that her profession "chose her" as she has always been drawn to the medical field, especially preventive medicine and nutrition. Diabetes counseling is a good fit for Susan, as her master's degree in nursing emphasizes education and adult health.
In her free time, Susan tends to be a "home body" but also loves to entertain friends and family and travel to visit her four ...
Christine M. Rangen, DNP, CNM
Midwife means "with women" and defines the way midwives partner with women in a holistic approach which empowers women and their families. "I love being in the position to offer comprehensive, evidenced-based, high-quality care through honoring the normalcy of women's life cycle events. I strongly believe in the power of women and the effictiveness of the high touch, low intervention midwifery model ...
Constance O. Thai, MD
“My purpose is to assist patients in taking control of their health and well being.”
Steven F. Adorn, MD
When asked why he chose Family Medicine he replied, "I did not want to be limited to a specialty field. I enjoy families and providing for all of their healthcare needs."
Dr. Adorn enjoys running, weight lifting and keeping fit. He has a special interest for sports medicine and spends time as a team doctor at local sporting events.
Teresa Sanford, DNP
Teresa Sanford, DNP, has a strong passion for patient care and understanding complex medical diseases. “It is my goal to provide the very best, knowledgeable care possible.”
She enjoys learning and staying up-to-date on medical research. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, horseback riding, running, and spending time outdoors gardening.
Call to Schedule a free get-to-know-you visit a...
Donna M. Pierson, PA-C
Donna's interest in health, wellness and medicine started in high school. After seven years as a registered nurse, she advanced her career to become a Physician Assistant. She has been practicing for over twenty years and has been a provider at Hudson Physicians for ten years.
She enjoys living in the Hudson Valley area with her family.
Dennis R. Hartung, MD, OB-GYN
During his third year of medical school, Dr. Hartung "had a blast" delivering babies and knew he had found his special calling to be an OB/Gyn physician. He likes his patients and their families to be involved in her care as much as possible. When several options are available for treatment or care, he believes a woman should be given the information needed ...
Mark R. Druffner, MD
"Delivering babies and taking care of the whole family as a family physician has been my life long passion." Dr. Druffner offers a full spectrum of family medicine care with special interest in obstetrics, natural family planning, ultrasound, colonoscopies and wound care.
He has ongoing interest in volunteer medical mission work and enjoys raising his seven children and riding horses.
Brent D. Plackner, PA-C
Brent Plackner believes his role as a physician assistant is not just to treat disease, but to help promote a patient's overall wellness and educate them on their health. What he enjoys most about family medicine practice is being able to care for patients of all ages and ailments.
When not seeing patients, Brent enjoys watching his children's music and athletic events as well as...
Kari M. Campbell, MD
Dr. Campbell maintains the same energy and compassion to care for our community's children as she does in her faith, family and when competing in triathlons. She believes that humor and common sense are key ingredients in life, with children and with teenagers. She values time spent with her husband and four children and enjoys traveling.
Kevin D. Helmen, MD
When asked why he chose Family Medicine, Kevin Helmen, M.D., expressed a love of all aspects of medicine. "I couldn't see myself doing just one thing." His special medical interests include orthopedics and cardiology, and he holds the position of Medical Director for Western Wisconsin Medical Associates (WWMA).
Dr. Helmen has many exciting hobbies including ski...
George W. Leyda, Jr., MD
Dr. Leyda always thought he would grow up to be a doctor. Dreams do come true! In addition to his family medicine specialty, he organizes an annual mission trip to Jamaica where he provides medical care for the underserved populations of the island. His medical interests include obstetrics, pediatrics and sports medicine.
In his personal time Dr. Leyda enjoys boating, motorcycle riding, playin...
Cynthia J. Bast, PA-C
As a physician assistant for Hudson Physicians and lead provider at Hudson Physicians Quick Care, Cynthia Bast, PA-C, enjoys her role as a health care provider and the challenges of giving walk-in care. "It is satistying to help provide for basic healthcare needs in our community at times when other options may not be available."
Cynthia worked as a nurse at Hudson Hospital before becoming a physici...
Teresa L. Biros, MD
Dr. Biros chose a medical career because she had a strong interest in the sciences along with the desire to help others. She is also very interested in Christian mission work.
Dr. Biros is available for appointments during afternoon and evening hours, as well as Saturdays. This schedule allows her to balance her medical practice with her busy family life.
Gregory L. Young, MD
Dr. Young excels at listening to and interacting with his patients and their families. He is most drawn by the unique opportunity to serve others. He is an active member of the Hudson Daybreak Rotary Club. Dr. Young loves the four seasons and has several active outdoor pursuits for each one. He spends nearly every free moment with his wife and young children.
Marvin D. Klingler, MD
"I enjoy helping people in a very stimulating rewarding profession. I enjoy my work and I love my patients."
Dr. Klingler is a hard working, caring, father of 6, who takes great pride in helping people with their medical issues. He believes in having a close relationship with patients, a high level of trust, and an openness to talk about anything.
Jonathan L. Susa, DO, OB-GYN
“I believe my role as the physician is to be a patient advocate - my first priority is always to listen.”
For as long as he can remember, Jon Susa, D.O., has wanted to be a doctor and he finds great satisfaction in his OB-GYN specialty. “There is nothing more rewarding than being able to assist in bringing new life into the world.”
As a patient advocate, Dr. Susa understands...
Lincoln Likness, DO
“My goal is optimizing musculoskeletal and spine health for active people and athletes of any age.”
Lincoln Likness, D.O., provides unparalleled expertise in the field of sports and spine medicine, orthopedic medicine, and osteopathic medicine.
His specialties include caring for a worker making a comeback after injury to getting an athlete back in the game. He emphasizes diagnosis and non-surgi...
Mark D. Stannard, MD
Mark Stannard, M.D., loves the challenge of helping his patients through some of their most difficult times. He believes the mind, body and environment are all linked and that by choosing family medicine he is able to treat the whole person and family, not just separate parts or body systems. Medical interests include obstetrics, pediatrics and dermatology.
Dr. Stannard finds balance in ...
Annette M. McNallan, MD
Dr. McNallan decided to pursue medicine because she wanted to discover the mysteries of the human body and empower others to do the same. She believes the best way to help a person is by understanding the body as a whole and its interactions within itself, the family unit and society.
She enjoys seeing life from the new perspectives that children, travel and nature provide.
Kristin A. Severson, DO, CMD
Dr. Severson credits her love of medicine - particularly geriatrics - to her grandparents, who served as healthy active role models during her life. She feels strongly about the role of older adults within family life and strives to empower them to better care for themselves during the aging process. She also works with younger adults to promote healthy lifestyles and prevention of disease.
Alyssa J. Lynch, DO, OB-GYN
“My professional goal is to provide kind and compassionate care to women throughout their various stages of life. I also have a strong interest in adolescent gynecology and minimally invasive surgery.”
Dr. Lynch is fortunate to have the extraordinary job of following women through their pregnancy and ultimately attending the delivery. She is excited to go to work each day because of this am...
Elizabeth Barry-Jensen, CNM
"It is a great honor and privilege to support women during their journey through pregnancy and childbirth. There is nothing more rewarding than assisting women during one of the most influential moments of their lives."
Her approach to care is in a holistic manner. She believes in personal care that encompasses physical, emotional, spiritual, and social components of life. she believes in listening to wom...
Robert J. Stoy, MD
Dr. Stoy has lived in Hudson since 1979 and has seen many positive changes in the medical community. He enjoys working with a great support staff that makes his family medicine practice enjoyable as well as challenging.
Leisure time is spent with his wife and four children, playing tennis, golfing, skiing and biking.
Kirk L. Jacobson, MD
Dr. Jacobson has found a unique opportunity to offer surgical care in Hudson. Coming from a large urban training program, he welcomes the complexity of cases found in a smaller community hospital.
He is often seen running through Hudson neighborhoods in an effort to calm his busy lifestyle.
Beth K. Raebel, BS, RN
“I always knew I wanted to be in medicine in one form or another,” says Beth Raebel, Cardiology Registered Nurse at Hudson Physicians and Lipid Clinic Consultant, “and I enjoy the challenge of ever- evolving learning that my position requires. I always want to know more so I can help people help themselves.” She admires the progressive Hudson Health Campus with big-city technology in a...
Paul W. McGinnis, MD
One of Dr. McGinnis' deepest satisfactions in medicine is watching children grow, thrive and move on to adult life. He looks forward to the day he can deliver the child of a young man or woman he delivered. Dr. McGinnis is active with Boy Scouting and has a great love for his family and music.
Dana M. Dahl, MD
When asked why she chose Family Medicine she replied, "In my training I enjoyed caring for pregnant women and delivering their babies. It was very natural to want to care for those babies after their birth. I love the concept of one doctor who knows your family well and can serve the family as it grows and matures."
Dr. Dahl enjoys bicycling in the river valley and spending time with...
Tami S. Gregg, MS, RD, CDE, CD
Tami Gregg enjoys educating her patients on healthy eating and lifestyle habits because she understands the "therapeutic value" they provide for many medical conditions.
Along with enjoying Hudson and the growing community it has become, Tami's free time is filled with horseback riding and attending her children's sporting events.
Elizabeth M. Schertz, MD
"Children say the greatest things... I get to smile and laugh everyday. I love watching my patients grow up." Dr. Schertz loves her pediatric specialty and equates her practice to solving mysteries. Children present differently than adults and require a certain amount of "untangling" to solve their medical issues.
Dr. Schertz enjoys hiking, cooking, scrapbooking, gardeni...
Sean P. Flood, MD, MPH
Dr. Flood specializes in treating patients with industrial work related problems, injuries and illnesses.and enjoys keeping abreast of the continual changes and demands of the medical field.
Personally, he enjoys spending time with his family and has a special interest in travel, international medicine and cross-cultural experiences.
Vicki L. Mayer, MD
Dr. Mayer loves the St. Croix Valley and the small-town feel of Hudson. She believes it's important for people to have a physician who takes an integrated approach to caring for the whole family from babies to grandparents. Perhaps that explains the long-term commitment she has made to the growth of family medicine within our community. She particularly likes working with older adults in her daily...
Bobbie Ledbury, NP
Bobbie Ledbury, specializes in women’s health care. She is dedicated to caring for her patients in an enthusiastic and empathetic manner. “I want to help each woman on an individual basis while taking into consideration their specific beliefs, needs and situations.” Take control of your health with the resources and education Bobbie Ledbury will provide you.
She is married and a mother o...
Do you know your neighbors? The medical staff at Hudson Physicians are your neighbors, and if you aren't acquainted with them yet, let us introduce you. They live here, their children are in the same schools as your children, they go to the same hockey and soccer games, parades, and concerts.
The only difference? They have made a life long professional commitment to keeping you and your family well.
Get to know the people behind the titles and the white coats and let them get to know you. First they listen. Then they will give you the medical care options that best suit you and your family for the highest quality of care. Isn't that what you expect from your family doctor?
Hudson Physicians is a member of the Midwest Independent Practice Association (MIPA). To find out more about MIPA and why to choose independent physicians for your care, please visit www.midwestipa.org/about-us.asp