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Lake Hallie Center

12961 27Th Ave
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Appointment Phone:
1-715-738-3777

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Nurse Practitioner Joy Hessel has an upbeat, positive attitude that she brings to her job at Lake Hallie Center. Her goal is simple: Joy likes to bring joy to patients, promote a smile and steer them toward a healthier life.

“I enjoy working with individuals of all ages,” Joy said. “Family practice allows me to care for infants to geriatric patients and focus on prevention and management of acute and chronic conditions.”

After working at the Cadott Center for nearly six years, Joy is now closer to home as she’s lived in rural Chippewa Falls her entire life. Coming from a rural community, Joy can relate to her patients and knows the resources available to assist in health promotion.

Previously, Joy worked in critical care nursing and orthopedics, and has experience in oncology, medical surgery and cardiovascular care. She earned her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in 2010. She enjoys offering women’s health services in Lake Hallie.

“Many women feel more comfortable discussing personal health concerns with a female provider,” she said. “I’m happy to provide that to this community.”

Joy joined Marshfield Clinic because of its reputation for providing exceptional medical care in rural settings. Her hobbies are in sync with her Lake Hallie area patients, and include deer hunting, fishing, quilting, cooking and spending time with family and friends. She and her husband, Joshua, have one child, a daughter named Grace.

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  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

    Board Certifications
    Family Nurse Practitioner: 2010

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

    Areas of Interest
    Family Practice, Primary Care Medicine, and Orthopedics.

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4.9
out of 5 (105 ratings)
4.9
Provider friendliness
4.9
Provider explanations of my problem
4.9
Provider concern for my questions
4.9
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.8
Provider's medication information
4.8
Provider's follow-up care instructions
4.9
Provider's use of words I understood
4.8
Provider's amount of time with me
4.8
My confidence in this provider
4.9
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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