October 27th, 2003

Contact:      Jennifer Kurczek
      Community Relations Director

      (920)361-5481 or jkurczek@partnershealth.org



Green Lake Family Practice expands services with addition of OB care at clinic


(Green Lake)— Community Health Network (CHN) will expand its services at Green Lake Family Practice with the addition of obstetrical (OB) care at the clinic beginning on Thursday, November 6th .


The clinic’s regular family physician, Dr. James Williams, is joined by two of his CHN colleagues, Drs. Craig Batley and David Budde,  as they host OB clinics at Green Lake Family Practice on Thursday afternoons. Drs. Batley and Budde provide labor and delivery care at Berlin Memorial Hospital’s Family Birth Center.


A graduate of the Des Moines University–Osteopathic Medical Center, Dr. Batley completed his residency in family practice at the Via Christi Family Practice Residency Program in Wichita, Kansas, where he achieved specialized training in obstetrics, pediatrics, adolescent, adult and geriatric care, caesarean sections and endoscopy procedures.


Also a graduate of the Des Moines University–Osteopathic Medical Center, Dr. Budde served his residency as Administrative Chief Resident at the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, where he completed a comprehensive family practice program and specialized training in caesarean sections and endoscopy procedures.


Dr. Williams’ existing patients, as well as new patients, are welcome to obtain their OB care Green Lake Family Practice, located in the Green Lake Medical Building at the Highway 23/49 intersection. Appointments with Drs. Batley or Budde in Green Lake can be scheduled by calling their Berlin office at (920)361-5770 or 1-800-236-1283 ext 5770.


Community Health Network is  a continuum of healthcare services which includes Berlin Memorial Hospital, Juliette Manor, Juliette Terrace, Partners Family Pharmacy, CHN Rehabilitation and Occupational Health, and the CHN Medical Group, consisting of more than 110 multi-specialty providers serving nearly 20 community clinics. Community Health Network is further affiliated with Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital.