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Minocqua Center

9601 Townline Rd
Minocqua, WI 54548

Appointment Phone:
1-715-358-1160

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Dr. Richard Fossen specializes in general internal medicine and cares for adults in all stages of their lives. He joined Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center’s Internal Medicine team in 1989 after working for Lakeland Medical Associates. In his practice, he focuses on disease prevention, health promotion and care of acute and chronic problems.

Dr. Fossen diagnoses and treats a wide range of conditions, but has a special interest in cardiology and diseases of the stomach and colon.

Dr. Fossen attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He then completed his Internship and Residency at the Medical College Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee. Dr. Fossen is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as the American Board of Geriatrics. He is licensed to practice in Wisconsin.

Dr. Fossen grew up in Stevens Point, but decided to move his family further north to live in an area where outdoor recreation is right outside his back door. He, his wife and five children are very active and enjoy the small, close-knit Northwoods community. Dr. Fossen is an experienced marathon runner and has completed marathons around the country including the Boston Marathon, the New York City Marathon and others in Chicago, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, United States, M.D. 1984

    Internship
    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Milwaukee, WI, United States, Internal Medicine 1985

    Residency
    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Milwaukee, WI, United States, Internal Medicine 1987

  • Professional Societies
    American College of Physicians Wisconsin Medical Society

    Board Certifications
    Geriatrics: 1992, recertified 2012 Internal Medicine: 1987, recertified 2013

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

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4.7
out of 5 (172 ratings)
4.8
Provider friendliness
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.7
Provider concern for my questions
4.7
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.7
Provider's medication information
4.7
Provider's follow-up care instructions
4.8
Provider's use of words I understood
4.6
Provider's amount of time with me
4.7
My confidence in this provider
4.7
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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