Wausau Residents

Brandon Moul, MD

Medical school: University of Medicine & Health Sciences, St. Kitts
Undergraduate: Tennessee Technological University
Military: United States Navy

Medical Interests:

  • Ob/Gyn & women’s health
  • Inpatient medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Wilderness medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Unopposed
  • Focus on rural, under-served population

Wausau Residents

Brittany Myszka, MD

Medical school: Trinity School of Medicine, St Vincent & the Grenadines
Undergraduate: Lakeland University – Sheboygan, WI

Medical Interests:

  • Outpatient medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • It’s close to home.
  • I like the small town feel of Wausau and how friendly everyone is.

Wausau Residents

Samantha Rivera, MD

Medical school: Ross University School of Medicine – Dominica
Undergraduate: University of Colorado at Boulder

Medical Interests:

  • Hospital medicine
  • International medicine/aid, missions with a focus in Central America, specifically Guatemala

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • I was looking forward to an unopposed program that will provide many learning opportunities.
  • This program is also extremely supportive of their residents and works very hard to create opportunity for an individual to pursue their specific goals.

Wausau Residents

Jason Servi, DO

Medical school: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Graduate: Midwestern University – Glendale, AZ
Undergraduate: UW Parkside – Kenosha, WI & Columbia College – Chicago, IL

Medical Interests:

  • Hospitalist
  • Urgent care
  • Outpatient

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • The robust inpatient experience.
  • The program is unopposed and I felt I would be able to get the best hands-on training that way.
  • Being in Wausau allows me to be close to both my parents and in-laws which is important to my wife and me.

Wausau Residents

Ross Trecartin, MD

Medical school: Loma Linda University School of Medicine – Loma Linda, CA
Undergraduate: Andrews University – Berrien Spring, MI

Medical Interests:

  • Primary care for patients at any age or stage of life
  • Outpatient medicine where I will be able to establish longitudinal relationships with my patients
  • Travel medicine, including tropical and infectious diseases

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Its location is one of the most beautiful areas of the country along with the patient population they serve
  • My brothers have been preaching the wonders of Wisconsin in general and the benefits of a high quality family medicine residency in Wausau. I have not been disappointed in the slightest.

Wausau Residents

Joseph Fitz, MD

Medical school: St. George’s University School of Medicine – Grenada
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Medical Interests:

  • Full spectrum family medicine (outpatient, inpatient, urgent care/emergency medicine, anything procedural)

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Wisconsin is home!
  • Great interactions with faculty and staff.
  • Everyone is friendly and helpful.

Wausau Residents

Marcus Powers, MD

Medical school: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine – Sint Maarten
Undergraduate: Olivet Nazarene University – Illinois

Medical Interests:

  • Global health/international medicine
  • Rural medicine
  • Community medicine
  • Full range family medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • The unopposed family medicine residency program
  • The friendly and supportive faculty and medical team/staff
  • The beautiful city of Wausau with its hills and state parks

Wausau Residents

Eileen Reilly, MD

Medical school: International University of the Health Sciences – Saint Kitts & Nevis
Graduate: University of Nebraska – Omaha
Undergraduate: UW Madison & La Crosse

Medical Interests:

  • Hospital medicine
  • Outpatient procedures
  • Preventative medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Welcoming health care community with many educational and hands on experiences for residents

Wausau Residents

Mariam Shetab, MD

Medical school: St. George’s University School of Medicine – Grenada
Undergraduate: University of California Davis

Medical Interests:

  • Full spectrum family medicine
  • Inpatient medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Unopposed residency
  • Everyone is friendly and supportive
  • When I interviewed here, I felt that there was genuine interest in getting to know who I was as a person, not just who I was on paper.

Wausau Residents

Jessa Swartz, MD

Medical school: Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Undergraduate: The College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, MN

Medical Interests:

  • Rural medicine
  • Women’s health
  • Preventative medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • I love rural Wisconsin. I am originally from a town north of Wausau, Lake Tomahawk; so I was very excite about moving closer to home and providing care to a community I grew up with. The program and its faculty also embody the ideals of small town medicine that I cherish. Wausau was a perfect for for me and my family.
Wausau Residents

Erik Gustafson DO

Medical school: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University – Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: North Park University – Chicago, IL

Medical Interests:

  • Full spectrum Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Pediatrics

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • I did a one month audition rotation here as a 4th year medical student and saw how supported all the residents were by the office staff and faculty. I was also impressed by the programs willingness to listen to residents’ feedback and make positive changes to the program.
  • I was looking for an unopposed residency.
  • Wausau is an awesome town to live in with a very involved community.

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Caitlin Harris Hwang DO

Medical school: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Vallejo, CA
Undergraduate: New York University – New York, NY and University of Saint Andrews – Scotland

Medical Interests:

  • Community Medicine
  • Behavioral health/applied psychotherapy in Primary Care
  • Cultural humility in serving rural and urban under-served populations
  • Full spectrum Family Medicine
  • OMT

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Amazing residents who treat each other like family
  • Incredibly wise and dedicated faculty who are very approachable
  • Strong opportunities in rural health and full spectrum medicine
  • Faculty support for self-directed learning, individualized Family Medicine interests
  • Wausau! I’ve lived all over the country and abroad. Wausau is a hidden gem. My quality of life here is amazing. This is mainly because of the warmth, integrity, and creativity of the community as well as the beautiful landscapes/outdoor opportunities throughout all four seasons.

Wausau Residents

Jeffrey Jast MD

Medical school: Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: Loyola University – Chicago, IL

Medical Interests:

  • Rural & wilderness medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Mental health

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Close to home
  • Family atmosphere with great faculty, staff, & residents
  • Rural health exposure
  • The residents are very happy & the majority stay in the area after graduation

Wausau Residents

Dillon Myers MD

Medical school: Universidad Autunoma de Guadalajara, Mexico
Undergraduate: Undergraduate: University of California- Santa Cruz, CA

Medical Interests:

  • Trauma
  • Emergency medicine
  • Sports medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Wausau chose me! I matched via the SOAP and I couldn’t be happier here.
  • The physicians and staff are amazing.
  • The facilities are top notch.

Wausau Residents

Kao Feng Moua MD

Medical school: University of Minnesota Medical School – Minneapolis, MN
Undergraduate: UW Madison – Madison, WI

Medical Interests:

  • Full spectrum Family Medicine
  • Community health and preventive medicine
  • Women’s health

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Location: I wanted to get back to the Wausau area. It’s a great place to live.
  • The staff/faculty are so genuine.
  • The residents were very nice and seemed very happy here.

Wausau Residents

Aroba Sadaf, DO

Medical school: Nova Southwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Florida
Graduate: The Commonwealth Medical College – Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh

Medical Interests:

  • Inpatient and outpatient medicine
  • Preventative medicine
  • Women’s health
  • Rural medicine

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Excellent outpatient training and state of the art facility
  • Rural area with diverse population
  • Warm and welcoming faculty and staff members
  • Resident friendly program

Wausau Residents

Elizabeth Schuebel MD

Medical school: St. Louis University School of Medicine – St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse, WI
Medical Interests:

  • Rural medicine
  • Women’s health
  • Fertility care
  • Pediatrics

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Friendly, welcoming faculty and staff who are all very devoted to helping us be the best doctors possible
  • Great residents who are fun to be with, whether it’s at work or just relaxing in our free time

Wausau Residents

Alex Trecartin MD

Medical school: Loma Linda University School of Medicine – Loma Linda, CA
Undergraduate: Andrews University – Berrien Spring, MI

Medical Interests:

  • Rural family medicine
  • Austere medicine (practicing medicine in areas where resources are limited. Examples may include: the wilderness, developing countries, or after a disaster)
  • Travel medicine
  • Global health

Why did you choose the Wausau program?

  • Family atmosphere where residents, faculty, & staff foster both professional excellence & personal fulfillment
  • Large rural catchment area
  • Four seasons with excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation in each
  • Beautiful facilities with lots of natural light & original artwork

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Contact

Jane Meyer
(715)675-3391
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Program Size

15 residents (5 per year)

City Size

39,000 (134,000 metro area)

Program Highlights

Supportive learning environment, on the campus of Aspirus Wausau Hospital, diverse patient population, state-of-the-art clinic

Community Highlights

Picturesque river city, valued for community, strong schools, quality of life, and wide variety of outdoor and recreational activities

Practice setting

Urban, rural