January 2nd, 2004

Contact: Jennifer Kurczek
†††† Community Relations Director

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




For immediate release

Specializing in the unique needs of women

CHN Womenís Medical Services expands services to Montello community


(MONTELLO)- Specializing in the unique health needs of women, Community Health Network (CHN) Womenís Medical Services will be available in Montello starting in January.


Karen Fredrick, CHN Womenís Medical Services nurse practitioner, will complement the family medical services of William Franks, MD, by providing routine gynecological exams and acute care for women of all ages on Thursdays at the Montello Family Medical Practice. The clinic is located at 215 Church Street in Montello.


Appointments with Karen Fredrick can be scheduled by calling CHN Womenís Medical Services at (920)361-5737 or 1-800-236-1283 ext 5737.


With a depth of experience and training, Fredrick earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and completed her certification as a nurse practitioner through a women's health program in the Milwaukee area.


She joins Patrick Bruno, MD and nurse practitioner Maria Wolf in serving patients at CHN Women's Medical Services, which provides comprehensive female health services, including routine examinations, reproductive health, gynecological surgeries including laparascopic/endoscopic procedures; perimenopause/menopause; urogynecology and pelvic reconstruction; and bone densitometry scanning for osteoporosis.





CHN Women's Medical Services is a member of Community Health Network, which includes Berlin Memorial Hospital, CHN Home Care, CHN Rehabilitation and Occupational Health Juliette Manor, Juliette Terrace, Partners Family Pharmacy, and the CHN Medical Group, consisting of more than 110 primary and specialty care providers serving nearly 20 community clinics. More information on physician services is available on-line at www.communityhealthnetwork.org or by calling the CHN Physician Finder at (920)361-5480.




Karen Fredrick, womenís health nurse practitioner with CHN Womenís Medical Services, will begin seeing patients at Montello Family Medical Practice starting January 8th.