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 Mary Landwehr, MD

I was born and raised in the countryside outside of Frankfurt, Germany. Since my mother is from Minnesota, I visited my grandparents often and came to see the Midwest as my home away from home. I entered medical school thinking I was going to spend time in Africa working with aid and relief projects. Plans changed, and during my final year of medical school I joined my grandparents for a few months. During that time I lived in rural Minnesota and had the fortune to work with a wonderful family doctor. His practice style and his close connections with his patients deeply impressed me. The concept of family practice, taking care of the entire family and being able to see patients in the clinic and the hospital, providing care when and where patients needed care to be given, made perfect sense to me. My husband and I came to the US in the fall of 1999 and I started training in Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Our two wonderful daughters were born. After residency we moved to Chippewa Falls. My husband plunged into stay-at home-dad stardom and I was fortunate to join Family Health Associates whom I worked with for 7 years until I opened up my own practice at Sunrise Family Care Clinic in 2010. My interests outside of work include spending time with my family outdoors in the summer and winter, horseback riding, reading and traveling. Improving the health of the community we live in is very important to me and I am fortunate to be able and share in community health projects in Chippewa County. We as a family love the Chippewa Valley and feel very much at home here among this wonderful fun and friendly community!




 
  Katherine Keisler, FNP-BC

Katherine is trained in Family Medicine. She will add her expertise and caring to our team.  Katie will help us provide you with the excellent and timely care we strive for.
Katie will be offering same day appointments as well coverage during times Dr. Mary is out of the office. Her training in Family Medicine has included general internal medicine, pediatrics and women’s health. Prior to becoming a certified nurse practitioner she has worked as  RN at Luther Hospital. Due to her experience she is comfortable taking care of patients with complex medical concerns. Katie understands practicing family medicine means combining cutting edge medical knowledge with a caring heart and deep interest in people.





  Ann, FNP-BC

Ann began her studies at Winona State Univertisy in Winona, MN with her Nursing degree in 1985. She moved to Wisconsin to obtain her masters degree in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire in May 1994. Building on her nursing degree, she continued her education by obtaining her Family Nurse Practitioner Certification from the University of Massachusetts, Boston in 2015. In her spare time, Ann likes to spend time reading and gardening.





  Monica, RN

I was born and raised in Chippewa Falls. I love this area, so I returned here after college. Becoming a nurse has been a lifetime dream. I received my BSN at UW Oshkosh, graduating in 1982. As a new grad, my first job experience was an 8 year stint at Bloomer Community Hospital, where I was fortunate to have learned a great deal from seasoned nurses in all aspects of nursing. I then took a position at St.Joseph’s Hospital, where I worked for 20 years. Now an experienced med/surg OER and ambulatory care department. 6/2010 I was fortunate to be accepted here at Sunrise Family Care Clinic. I am married and have two wonderful sons whom we are so proud of. Our oldest is a graduate of UW Stout with an Environmental Science degree and has a job as a licensed Arborist. Our youngest is studying at UW Steven’s Point, and he has also joined the Naval Reserves. My interests outside work include travel, reading, crafts, walking, and time spent on my hammock. I am blessed to have been chosen for this position, giving me the opportunity to work with Dr.Landwehr in meeting and caring for patients here at Sunrise Family Care Clinic.      



 
 




 
  Carin

 I was raised on a dairy farm just south of Durand.  It has been in my family for over 100 years.   I am the youngest of five sisters and still reside in the city of Durand. I graduated from CVTC in the Medical Office Specialist Program.  I have over 15 years of medical billing experience and recently came on board with Dr. Landwher on January 1, 2011. I work at the clinic on Mondays and Fridays and am fortunate enough to work from home on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  I am always available during those days to answer any questions that you may have no matter if I’m at home or at the clinic, so please feel to call me where I will be more than happy to answer any of your questions.  Insurance can be hard to understand, so please do not hesitate to call me.

I have two children who attend Arkansaw Elementary School.  Carter is 12 years old and is involved in football, basketball, and baseball.  Carter enjoys playing board game, Wii, and is a huge Harry Potter fan.  Carley is 10 years old and is involved in soccer and softball.   Carley loves to read books, listen to music, and do crossword puzzles.

I am a huge animal lover and have two cats and one dog that usually get along with each other most of the time. Our newest member to our family is Sunny.  We adopted him from the Humane Society and our household has been very colorful with him running, romping, and chasing whatever is in his sites.In my spare time I enjoy watching my kids in their sporting events, scrapbooking, reading, going to the river when the weather is cooperating and spending time with my fiancé Ralph.

I was born and raised in Marshfield, WI and moved to the Chippewa Valley in 2007. As a young girl I knew my passion was the medical field. I volunteered as a Candy Striper at St Josephs Hospital at the age of 13. I was hooked from that time on.
Before joining Sunrise, I spent 31 years with the Marshfield Clinic as a Certified Medical Assistant. I gained much knowledge and experience working in various departments such as: Radiology, Rheumatology, Hemodialysis, Pediatrics, Wound Clinic, Urgent Care, Family Practice, Plastic Surgery and General Surgery.
I am a mother of three daughters who are all married and will soon become a grandmother for the first time in December of 2013.
I currently live in Eau Claire. In my spare time I enjoy camping, boating, swimming, roller blading. Winters I enjoy snow shoeing, ice skating, cross country skiing, and making wool mittens.
My job here at Sunrise has been a whole new experience as I continue to learn how to give our patients the best possible care. I love the small clinic setting as it gives me a chance to get to know and understand our patients better. 





  Candy, CMA

I lived most of my life in Chippewa Falls.  I am married to Kevin and have three daughters Aimee, Sara and Jamie who I am very proud of.  Aimee has her Ph.D in Epidemiology and works for the CDC in Fort Collins, Colorado, Sara is a Clinical Social Worker at Mayo Health  Systems in Eau Claire and Jamie is a High School Math Teacher at Lester Arnold in Commerce City, Colorado.  I have four grandchildren Luca, Liam Gracie and Jillian who I spend as much time as I can with when I am not working.

I attended the Catholic school system from grades 3-12. I worked in the Chippewa Falls School District as a Clerk Secretary and Administratrive Assistant.  I went back to school at CVTC in Eau Claire to become a Certified Medical Assistant.  I love working in the health care field where I get to meet and help people.

When I am not working, I spend time with my elderly parents, working in my garden and creating  scrapbook pages of my family.  My family is the most important thing to me so I enjoy my time with them.  I love Chippewa Falls and am glad to be a citizen of this community.

I am glad to be a part of the Sunrise Family Care Clinic Team.