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“It’s gratifying to help women make decisions about their future and assist them on their journey to better health.”

Marshfield - Marshfield Medical Center

1000 N Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449

Also sees patients at:
Stevens Point Center

Appointment Phone:
1-715-387-5161

Provider Bio down arrow

Physician Assistant Heather Sommers traces her interest in women’s health care back to the age of nine, when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother has survived, and Heather has translated that experience into seeking solutions for other women.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, in 2003, Heather joined Marshfield Clinic Health System.. She concentrates on women’s health concerns that range from reproductive health to family planning to menopause. “I grew up in Stevens Point, so I was very familiar with Marshfield Clinic’s reputation as a highly respected health care, educational and research facility,” she said.

Heather takes a true team approach with her patients. “I view myself as a teacher, giving the patients the information they need to make decisions about their care,” she said. “I listen to their individual concerns and make decisions with them, not for them.”

Heather was part of a team to institute a robotic surgical program that enables efficient gynecologic surgical procedures using a minimally invasive approach. She is the coordinator for the Marshfield Clinic Center for Female Sexual and Pelvic Health, which addresses problems with all aspects of female sexuality.

Heather and her husband, Dan, have three children. She enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and a variety of crafts, including scrapbooking.

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  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Physician Assistants Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants

    Board Certifications
    Physician Assistant: 2003

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

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Patient Ratings down arrow

4.6
out of 5 (74 ratings)
4.6
Provider friendliness
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.5
Provider concern for my questions
4.6
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.5
Provider's medication information
4.5
Provider's follow-up care instructions
4.7
Provider's use of words I understood
4.5
Provider's amount of time with me
4.7
My confidence in this provider
4.6
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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