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Wausau Center

2727 Plaza Dr
Wausau, WI 54401

Also sees patients at:
Stevens Point Center

Appointment Phone:
1-715-841-4950

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Provider Bio down arrow

Dr. Susan Ksiazek, ophthalmologist at Wausau Center, was born into the health care profession. Her father owned a pharmacy and her mother was a nurse, which influenced her to become a physician.

“It has been a good fit,” she said. “I also liked to fix things and surgery was a natural choice for me. The precision of cataract surgery is appealing to me, and the ability to restore vision after surgery is very rewarding.”

Dr. Ksiazek can treat patients who are experiencing vision loss. This includes blurred vision while reading or driving at night, as well as glare. Her focus is to listen to her patient’s issue and care for their individualized needs.

“Patients are my priority,” she said. “The personal interaction with patients has always brought me enjoyment with my profession.”

Dr. Ksiazek received her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her residency in ophthalmology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York.

Through the years, Dr. Ksiazek is most proud of her patient-centered awards – Making a Difference in 2015, and Senior Faculty Scholar in Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence in October 2016.

Outside of work, Dr. Ksiazek loves to cook and there is no cuisine she won’t try. She enjoys exercising at the gym, swimming and biking. She also loves gardening and has her own vegetable garden and fruit trees. Her husband is a civil engineer, and the couple has one daughter and one son. The family enjoys time spent together.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    Rush University - Rush Medical College Chicago, IL, United States, M.D. 1983

    Internship
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, PA, United States, Medicine 1984

    Residency
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY, United States Ophthalmology 1994

    University of Michigan - Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI, United States Neurology 1987

    Fellowship
    Wills Eye Hospital Philadelphia, PA, United States, Neuro-Ophthalmology 1988

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Ophthalmology North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

    Board Certifications
    Neurology: 1989 Ophthalmology: 1998, recertified 2018

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.6
out of 5 (99 ratings, 17 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 30, 2020
This was my first visit with her due to my former eye doctor retiring. I am pleased with our meeting.
August 10, 2020
Dr Ksiazek was very thorough. I was very impressed with her ability to explain my eye history and how my condition has become what it is now.
August 14, 2020
I am very happy with the care of staff & treatments etc.
September 25, 2020
Very informed & pleasant.
November 24, 2020
I am glad I was referred to this Doctor!
December 23, 2020
Dr. K is very professional, explains & things well.
March 10, 2021
Great doctor
April 24, 2021
I felt very confident and assured
May 5, 2021
Dr. Ksiazek was very nice to me and very concerned of my questions and also very interested in some concerns I had. She assured me of my eye health.
May 10, 2021
This was my first time with Dr. Ksiazek, and she was excellent.
September 3, 2020
No complaints.
October 27, 2020
She was friendly, but rather blunt during my eye exam.
April 20, 2020
Great.
April 26, 2021
Doctor seemed a bit too much in a hurry.
August 5, 2020
Would not have had the cataract surgery if I had known the outcome. Still blurry - now need glasses.
December 1, 2020
Dr. Ksiazek was nice, I did like her.
March 19, 2021
She seemed in a hurry - I had questions - she showed a brochure to me & said I'd read it for answers.
March 19, 2021
She seemed in a hurry - I had questions - she showed a brochure to me & said I'd read it for answers.
December 1, 2020
Dr. Ksiazek was nice, I did like her.
August 5, 2020
Would not have had the cataract surgery if I had known the outcome. Still blurry - now need glasses.
April 20, 2020
Great.
April 26, 2021
Doctor seemed a bit too much in a hurry.
September 3, 2020
No complaints.
October 27, 2020
She was friendly, but rather blunt during my eye exam.
June 30, 2020
This was my first visit with her due to my former eye doctor retiring. I am pleased with our meeting.
August 10, 2020
Dr Ksiazek was very thorough. I was very impressed with her ability to explain my eye history and how my condition has become what it is now.
August 14, 2020
I am very happy with the care of staff & treatments etc.
September 25, 2020
Very informed & pleasant.
November 24, 2020
I am glad I was referred to this Doctor!
December 23, 2020
Dr. K is very professional, explains & things well.
March 10, 2021
Great doctor
April 24, 2021
I felt very confident and assured
May 5, 2021
Dr. Ksiazek was very nice to me and very concerned of my questions and also very interested in some concerns I had. She assured me of my eye health.
May 10, 2021
This was my first time with Dr. Ksiazek, and she was excellent.
April 20, 2020
Great.
June 30, 2020
This was my first visit with her due to my former eye doctor retiring. I am pleased with our meeting.
August 5, 2020
Would not have had the cataract surgery if I had known the outcome. Still blurry - now need glasses.
August 10, 2020
Dr Ksiazek was very thorough. I was very impressed with her ability to explain my eye history and how my condition has become what it is now.
August 14, 2020
I am very happy with the care of staff & treatments etc.
September 3, 2020
No complaints.
September 25, 2020
Very informed & pleasant.
October 27, 2020
She was friendly, but rather blunt during my eye exam.
November 24, 2020
I am glad I was referred to this Doctor!
December 1, 2020
Dr. Ksiazek was nice, I did like her.
December 23, 2020
Dr. K is very professional, explains & things well.
March 10, 2021
Great doctor
March 19, 2021
She seemed in a hurry - I had questions - she showed a brochure to me & said I'd read it for answers.
April 24, 2021
I felt very confident and assured
April 26, 2021
Doctor seemed a bit too much in a hurry.
May 5, 2021
Dr. Ksiazek was very nice to me and very concerned of my questions and also very interested in some concerns I had. She assured me of my eye health.
May 10, 2021
This was my first time with Dr. Ksiazek, and she was excellent.
May 10, 2021
This was my first time with Dr. Ksiazek, and she was excellent.
May 5, 2021
Dr. Ksiazek was very nice to me and very concerned of my questions and also very interested in some concerns I had. She assured me of my eye health.
April 26, 2021
Doctor seemed a bit too much in a hurry.
April 24, 2021
I felt very confident and assured
March 19, 2021
She seemed in a hurry - I had questions - she showed a brochure to me & said I'd read it for answers.
March 10, 2021
Great doctor
December 23, 2020
Dr. K is very professional, explains & things well.
December 1, 2020
Dr. Ksiazek was nice, I did like her.
November 24, 2020
I am glad I was referred to this Doctor!
October 27, 2020
She was friendly, but rather blunt during my eye exam.
September 25, 2020
Very informed & pleasant.
September 3, 2020
No complaints.
August 14, 2020
I am very happy with the care of staff & treatments etc.
August 10, 2020
Dr Ksiazek was very thorough. I was very impressed with her ability to explain my eye history and how my condition has become what it is now.
August 5, 2020
Would not have had the cataract surgery if I had known the outcome. Still blurry - now need glasses.
June 30, 2020
This was my first visit with her due to my former eye doctor retiring. I am pleased with our meeting.
April 20, 2020
Great.

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