Specialty: Emergency Medicine 
Madison Emergency Physicians – Prairie Ridge Health
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

  • Specialty Emergency Medicine
Specialty: Emergency Medicine 
Madison Emergency Physicians – Prairie Ridge Health
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

  • Specialty Emergency 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, Mandy provides care to orthopedic patients in both clinic locations. She graduated from the University of Dayton, Ohio, Physician Assistant Program and also earned her B.A. from Edgewood College in Madison WI. Mandy is a valued member of the orthopedic team, specializing in preoperative and postoperative care as well as osteoarthritis. She enjoys working with patients one-on-one to provide a more individualized care experience.

  • Specialty Orthopedics
Specialty: Emergency Medicine 
Madison Emergency Physicians – Prairie Ridge Health
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

  • Specialty Emergency Medicine
Specialty: Emergency Medicine 
Madison Emergency Physicians – Prairie Ridge Health
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

  • Specialty Emergency Medicine

Specialty: Women and Childbirth Services Lactation Consultant 
Prairie Ridge Health
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

As a nurse practitioner, Joan Young specializes in lactation. Joan is a board certified lactation consultant and nurse practitioner. She has been supporting and educating breastfeeding moms and babies for over 20 years. She provides: breastfeeding support from pre-delivery to completion of the nursing experience, teaches the art of breastfeeding, management of routine complications and extensive support for the most complicated breastfeeding problems. To learn more about Joan or to hear from patients, please visit the Breastfeeding Webpage.

  • Specialty Lactation Consultant

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: Anesthesia
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

Education: 

  • Masters of Science in Nurse Anesthesia, University of Iowa
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing, University of Illinois-Urbana
  • Provena Regional EMS Paramedic, Champaign IL


Certifications:

  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program


 Philosophy of Care Statement:

"Anesthesia is not a “one size fits all” type of speciality.  It is my privilege to use the latest developments in anesthesia techniques and to work with our patients, their families, and the surgical team to tailor each anesthetic plan for each patient.  By individualizing the anesthesia care, it is my goal for each patient to have the most comfortable experience and optimal recovery from surgery and anesthesia that is possible."

  • Specialty Anesthesia
Director of Emergency Department
Specialty: Emergency Medicine 
Madison Emergency Physicians – Prairie Ridge Health
1515 Park Avenue
Columbus, WI 53925
920-623-2200

  • Specialty Emergency 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, 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
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