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““My goal is to help others continue to move in a positive direction in health and in life.”

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“Positive” is a word that Dr. Leon Veldhuizen uses as a motto in life. He looks for the best in others and is personally committed to making their lives better.

At Marshfield Clinic Stettin Center, he improves the health of his patients by giving them the most up-to-date advice and education. He also believes in providing care that best meets the needs for each individual patient and family. His patients find him very kind, warm and empathetic.

Dr. Veldhuizen received his degree at the University of Iowa - College of Medicine, and joined Marshfield Clinic Health System after completing a residency at the University of Wisconsin - Family Practice Center in Wausau. He is board-certified in family medicine.

Dr. Veldhuizen is an avid reader who loves to be active outdoors with hiking, biking, archery and shooting sports. His wife and two sons are the center of his life. Together they enjoy sports, church, and many outdoor activities, especially playing with their dog.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    University of Iowa - College of Medicine Iowa City, IA, United States, M.D. 1998

    Residency
    University of Wisconsin - Family Practice Center Wausau, WI, United States, Family Medicine 2001

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Family Physicians American Medical Association

    Board Certifications
    Family Medicine: 2001, recertified 2008

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.6
out of 5 (89 ratings, 15 comments)
4.6
Provider explanations of my problem
4.6
Provider concern for my questions
4.6
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.6
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.6
My likelihood of recommending this provider

Patient Comments down arrow

Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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June 1, 2021
Dr. Veldhuizen is very attentive.
November 9, 2021
Dr. V. is very compassionate and understanding, great dr.!
January 31, 2022
Dr. Leon Veldhuizen is the BEST physician. Very compassionate and explains everything very well.
January 31, 2022
I had Dr. Veldhuizen 6-7 yrs. ago, had to leave for insurance reasons, & was glad I was able to make him my family doctor again. Very detailed & caring.
March 22, 2022
Dr Veldhuizen is excellent. He listens to my health concerns, includes me in discussions about health decision, explains his recommendations in easy to understand medical terms, and shows a genuine interest in my health and medical wellbeing.
April 26, 2022
Doctor explains cause & effect of problem what procedures will do & recommendations.
May 2, 2022
Dr. Veldhuizen always listens gives thoughtful recommendations after exam asks questions, includes me in decision making -
May 17, 2022
Dr. V. Is awesome.
May 21, 2022
Dr. V. asked my son great questions to get to know him. First visit with him but felt like we've been seeing him for a long time.
August 19, 2022
Showed concern.
August 31, 2022
The doctor listens to me, looks at me when we are talking and shows concern. After examination, he offers explanation of what the problem may be and the best course of treatment with follow up if trea...view full comment
September 14, 2022
I needed to see a Physician for my problem. Dr. Veldhuizen was excellent! He took time with me and got the tests needed which in turn diagnosed my problem. He was very kind and followed up with me the ...view full comment
July 18, 2022
I feel like my physician and I are on the same page, team.
November 3, 2021
Last visit was good not always so in the past.
June 3, 2022
Didn't explain what to do about foot problem.
June 3, 2022
Didn't explain what to do about foot problem.
November 3, 2021
Last visit was good not always so in the past.
July 18, 2022
I feel like my physician and I are on the same page, team.
June 1, 2021
Dr. Veldhuizen is very attentive.
November 9, 2021
Dr. V. is very compassionate and understanding, great dr.!
January 31, 2022
Dr. Leon Veldhuizen is the BEST physician. Very compassionate and explains everything very well.
January 31, 2022
I had Dr. Veldhuizen 6-7 yrs. ago, had to leave for insurance reasons, & was glad I was able to make him my family doctor again. Very detailed & caring.
March 22, 2022
Dr Veldhuizen is excellent. He listens to my health concerns, includes me in discussions about health decision, explains his recommendations in easy to understand medical terms, and shows a genuine interest in my health and medical wellbeing.
April 26, 2022
Doctor explains cause & effect of problem what procedures will do & recommendations.
May 2, 2022
Dr. Veldhuizen always listens gives thoughtful recommendations after exam asks questions, includes me in decision making -
May 17, 2022
Dr. V. Is awesome.
May 21, 2022
Dr. V. asked my son great questions to get to know him. First visit with him but felt like we've been seeing him for a long time.
August 19, 2022
Showed concern.
August 31, 2022
The doctor listens to me, looks at me when we are talking and shows concern. After examination, he offers explanation of what the problem may be and the best course of treatment with follow up if trea...view full comment
September 14, 2022
I needed to see a Physician for my problem. Dr. Veldhuizen was excellent! He took time with me and got the tests needed which in turn diagnosed my problem. He was very kind and followed up with me the ...view full comment
June 1, 2021
Dr. Veldhuizen is very attentive.
November 3, 2021
Last visit was good not always so in the past.
November 9, 2021
Dr. V. is very compassionate and understanding, great dr.!
January 31, 2022
Dr. Leon Veldhuizen is the BEST physician. Very compassionate and explains everything very well.
January 31, 2022
I had Dr. Veldhuizen 6-7 yrs. ago, had to leave for insurance reasons, & was glad I was able to make him my family doctor again. Very detailed & caring.
March 22, 2022
Dr Veldhuizen is excellent. He listens to my health concerns, includes me in discussions about health decision, explains his recommendations in easy to understand medical terms, and shows a genuine interest in my health and medical wellbeing.
April 26, 2022
Doctor explains cause & effect of problem what procedures will do & recommendations.
May 2, 2022
Dr. Veldhuizen always listens gives thoughtful recommendations after exam asks questions, includes me in decision making -
May 17, 2022
Dr. V. Is awesome.
May 21, 2022
Dr. V. asked my son great questions to get to know him. First visit with him but felt like we've been seeing him for a long time.
June 3, 2022
Didn't explain what to do about foot problem.
July 18, 2022
I feel like my physician and I are on the same page, team.
August 19, 2022
Showed concern.
August 31, 2022
The doctor listens to me, looks at me when we are talking and shows concern. After examination, he offers explanation of what the problem may be and the best course of treatment with follow up if trea...view full comment
September 14, 2022
I needed to see a Physician for my problem. Dr. Veldhuizen was excellent! He took time with me and got the tests needed which in turn diagnosed my problem. He was very kind and followed up with me the ...view full comment
September 14, 2022
I needed to see a Physician for my problem. Dr. Veldhuizen was excellent! He took time with me and got the tests needed which in turn diagnosed my problem. He was very kind and followed up with me the ...view full comment
August 31, 2022
The doctor listens to me, looks at me when we are talking and shows concern. After examination, he offers explanation of what the problem may be and the best course of treatment with follow up if trea...view full comment
August 19, 2022
Showed concern.
July 18, 2022
I feel like my physician and I are on the same page, team.
June 3, 2022
Didn't explain what to do about foot problem.
May 21, 2022
Dr. V. asked my son great questions to get to know him. First visit with him but felt like we've been seeing him for a long time.
May 17, 2022
Dr. V. Is awesome.
May 2, 2022
Dr. Veldhuizen always listens gives thoughtful recommendations after exam asks questions, includes me in decision making -
April 26, 2022
Doctor explains cause & effect of problem what procedures will do & recommendations.
March 22, 2022
Dr Veldhuizen is excellent. He listens to my health concerns, includes me in discussions about health decision, explains his recommendations in easy to understand medical terms, and shows a genuine interest in my health and medical wellbeing.
January 31, 2022
Dr. Leon Veldhuizen is the BEST physician. Very compassionate and explains everything very well.
January 31, 2022
I had Dr. Veldhuizen 6-7 yrs. ago, had to leave for insurance reasons, & was glad I was able to make him my family doctor again. Very detailed & caring.
November 9, 2021
Dr. V. is very compassionate and understanding, great dr.!
November 3, 2021
Last visit was good not always so in the past.
June 1, 2021
Dr. Veldhuizen is very attentive.

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