May 17, 2017
Cary Fechter, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group
(Weston, Wis.) — Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension, and Medical College Physicians are pleased to welcome Cary Fechter, MD, to Ministry Medical Group’s pulmonary and critical care medicine department. Dr. Fechter sees patients at 3301 Cranberry Boulevard in Weston and 824 Illinois Avenue in Stevens Point.
A board-certified pulmonary, critical care and internal medicine physician, Dr. Fechter provides diagnosis, treatment and personalized care for a full range of lung diseases. He sees patients who are 12 years old and older. Dr. Fechter has a special interest in work-related pneumoconiosis, COPD and asthma. He frequently draws illustrations to help his patients understand their medical conditions as he discusses the short- and long-term goals of care. He strives to fulfill his commitment to deliver quality care while maintaining personal relationships.
Dr. Fechter received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Fechter also completed a Pulmonary Fellowship at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.
“I believe practicing medicine is a privilege,” said Dr. Fechter. “It’s challenging. It has defined me.”
When he’s not in the office, Dr. Fechter enjoys swimming, spending time with his family and developing pulmonary testing equipment.
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 715.393.3890.
About Ascension Wisconsin
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit ascension.org/wisconsin.
Ascension (ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.