Specialty: General Surgery
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic – Beaver Dam and Columbus

1511 Park Avenue                
Columbus, WI 53925           
920-623-1200            

118 W Maple Avenue
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-356-1000

Dr. Robb Whinney specializes in general surgery and is fellowship trained in surgical critical care and trauma surgery. He received his Bachelor of Science from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre PA and his DO from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency in general surgery at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Whinney completed his fellowship training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center/ Ryder Trauma Center Miami, FL. He was an Associate Professor at Yale University and Washington University in St. Louis, covering the sections of Burn, Trauma, and Critical Care. Dr. Whinney is a board certified general surgeon by the Fellow American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Whinney sees patients at the Columbus clinic location.

  • Specialty General Surgery

Specialty: Orthopedics
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic – Beaver Dam and Columbus

1511 Park Avenue              
Columbus, WI 53925           
920-623-1200                      

118 W Maple Avenue 
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-356-1000

As a physician assistant, Andrew Tratar provides care to orthopedic patients in both clinic locations. He graduated from the UW-Madison Physician Assistant Program and also earned his B.A. in Biology from Ripon College.

  • Specialty Orthopedics

Fellowship Trained Hip and Knee Replacement Specialist
Specialty: Hip, Knee and Shoulder Replacement, Orthopedic Surgery
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic – Beaver Dam and Columbus

1511 Park Avenue               
Columbus, WI 53925           
920-623-1200                      

118 W Maple Avenue 
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-356-1000

Dr. Niesen is one of only a handful of surgeons in the state who holds the distinction of being fellowship trained in orthopedic joint replacement surgery; specializing in hip, knee and shoulder replacement. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he served as Chief Resident and was honored with the Longmire Surgical Society Research Award. He completed an additional fellowship in joint replacement at the Mayo Clinic and is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Niesen sees patients at both clinic locations.

For more information visit Dr. Matthew Niesen – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • Specialty Orthopedics

Specialty: Family Medicine, Obstetrics
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic - Columbus
1511 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-1200

Dr. Minier received her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine Loma Linda, CA. She completed her residency at Kern Medical Center Bakersfield, CA and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Her special interests are obstetrics, including waterbirths, and pediatrics, but she sees patients of all ages, birth to over 100 years old.  She is also certified in performing DOT physicals, placing Nexplanons and IUDs. 

  • Specialty Family Medicine, Obstetrics

Specialty: Internal Medicine 
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic - Columbus
1511 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-1200

 

Dr. Asghar Marwat graduated from Shifa College of Medicine in Pakistan. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Asghar's scope of practice includes inpatient and outpatient general Internal Medicine. He enjoys taking care of and developing relationships with his patients, being part of the community, and successful partnerships.

Outside of work, Dr. Marwat enjoys traveling, new experiences and trying out different cuisines. He also likes the outdoors, reading, and exercising. In the summer, he loves to BBQ. 

  • Specialty Internal Medicine

Specialty: Rheumatology, Osteoporosis, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound 
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic – Columbus
1511 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-1200


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Dr. Dan Malone specializes in all aspects of Rheumatology, which is the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and related autoimmune conditions.  He has special expertise in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures, and he is recognized as one of the leading Rheumatology ultrasonographer practitioners and teachers in the nation.  He earned his MD from the University of Illinois Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine in Chicago and did a fellowship in basic scientific immunology research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.  He was on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for 23 years and then chose to join the private sector.  He is the current president of the Wisconsin Rheumatology Association, the state-wide scientific Rheumatology Organization.

  • Specialty Rheumatology

Specialty: Orthopedics
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic – Beaver Dam and Columbus

1511 Park Avenue              
Columbus, WI 53925          
920-623-1200                     

118 W Maple Avenue 
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-356-1000

As a nurse practitioner, Judy MacDonald sees orthopedic patients in both clinic locations. She earned her nursing degree from Marian University and her nurse practitioner master’s degree from Concordia University. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nursing Credentialing Center. Judy belongs to the National League of Nursing and the Wisconsin Nursing Association.

  • Specialty Orthopedics

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic - Columbus
1511 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-1200

Dr. Bruce Kraus is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He has been taking care of patients in the greater Columbus area since 1978. He received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and served his residency at San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton, California. Dr. Kraus sees patients at the Columbus clinic location.

  • Specialty Internal Medicine

Specialty: Orthopedics
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic – Beaver Dam and Columbus

1511 Park Avenue               
Columbus, WI 53925           
920-623-1200                      

118 W Maple Avenue 
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
920-356-1000

As a physician assistant, Tiana Imhoff provides care to orthopedic patients in both clinic locations. She received her Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; prior to that, she attended University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for Physician Assistant Prerequisite coursework and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with emphasis in Human Performance respectively.

  • Specialty Orthopedics

Specialty: General Surgery
Prairie Ridge Health Clinic - Columbus
1511 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-1200

Dr. Gary Galvin has been providing general surgery care to patients in the Columbus area since 2003. As a general surgeon, his specialties include bowel, breast and laparoscopic surgery. Certified by the American Board of Surgery, he graduated from the University of Iowa College Of Medicine. Dr. Galvin sees patients at the Columbus clinic location.

  • Specialty General Surgery
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