Meet Our Pediatricians

Maria Bravo, DO

Maria Bravo, DO, is a pediatrician who cares for children and  specializes in diseases and ailments specific to young and growing bodies and can manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children in every stage of development. Maria can perform many types of procedures from sutures to bladder catheterizations. She has a special interest in preventive care, treating patients with asthma, and working with newborns and their families.

Maria received her medical degree from A.T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Palms West Hospital in Loxahatchee, FL. Her undergraduate degree is from UW-Madison. She is certified in advanced cardiovascular life support, pediatric advanced life support, and neonatal resuscitation.

“As a doctor, I know how important good communication is. In addition to English, I speak fluent Spanish, which allows me to connect better with a wider variety of patients, and to help them achieve positive outcomes.” said Maria.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bravo, please call 715.342.7655.

 

James A. Kasukonis, DO, FAAP

Dr. Kasukonis is a board certified pediatrician with over 15 years of experience and serves on numerous hospital committees. Dr. Kasukonis received his medical degree and teacher's certification from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and completed his pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Akron, Ohio. He spends his spare time volunteering for Saint Michael's Foundation Fund, Newman Parish, and Camp HOPE as a medical director.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kasukonis, please call 715.342.7655.

 

 

 

Lynn Kohlmeier, MD

Lynn Kohlmeier, MD, a board-certified pediatrician, cares for children from birth to early adulthood. She specializes in diseases and ailments specific to young and growing bodies. Lynn manages the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children in every stage of development. Her special interests include well baby and child exams, asthma treatment and education, allergy treatment and education, anticipatory guidance, parental education, child nutrition and safety education.
Lynn earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She served an internship and her pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Her undergraduate degree is from Marquette University in Milwaukee. She is certified in neonatal resuscitation.

“My primary goal is to help keep children healthy and safe. I show that I care by being a good listener, spending extra time with my patients and their families, and giving families information to help them make the best decisions about their child's health and wellbeing,” said Lynn.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kohlmeier, please call 715.342.7655.

 

Dr. Manjunatha

Dr. Manjunatha, is a pediatrician who cares for children of all ages, from birth to early adulthood. He specializes in diseases and ailments specific to children as they grow and develop. 

Dr. Manjunatha manages the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of children in every stage of development. He can perform procedures such as circumcision and cryotherapy. 

Dr. Manjunatha has a special interest in working with children with asthma, migraine headaches, acne and other dermatological problems.

Dr. Manjunatha received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Belgaum, Karnataka in India. He trained as a pediatrician at Rajiv Gandhi Health University in
Karnataka, India and at the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health in London, England. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Marshfield Clinic/Saint Joseph’s Hospital residency program in Marshfield. He is certified in basic life support, pediatric advanced life support, neonatal resuscitation and STABLE, a program that focuses on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick infants.

“I’m honored to be able to engage with children every day. It is very rewarding, and I strive to make it easy for children and their families to approach and communicate with me. I also enjoy working with parents. Together, we can strategize how to help the child develop good habits and behaviors, so they can grow up to be successful and healthy. The journey to wellness starts at childhood, and my job is to get my young patients on the right path,” said Dr. Manjunatha.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Manjunatha, please call 715.342.7655.


 

 

Ralph Locher, MD, FAAP

Dr. Locher is a board certified pediatrician with over 18 years of practice experience. He enjoys working together with patients and their families, encouraging healthy behaviors and disease prevention. Dr. Locher received his medical degree from Spartan Health Sciences University in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia, and completed his residency at Marshfield Clinic and Saint Joseph's Hospital.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Locher, please call 715.342.7655.

   

 

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