Melissa Goetter, MD, joins Ministry Medical Group
Stevens Point, Wis. – Ministry Health Care is pleased to welcome Melissa Goetter, MD, to Ministry Medical Group’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. She will be providing care at Ministry Medical Group, 824 Illinois Ave. in Stevens Point.
As an obstetrician/gynecologist, Dr. Goetter provides comprehensive medical care for female reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth, and can help prevent, identify and treat health and medical issues that face women of all ages. She has a special interest in high-risk pregnancy care, with an emphasis on hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and diabetes complicating pregnancy.
Dr. Goetter received her medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Marshall University Joan C Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, W. Va. Her bachelor’s degree is from University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Melissa also holds a certified nursing assistant degree from Mid-State Technical College in Stevens Point. She is certified in the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery.
“I play the piano and flute and when I listen to music, I can hear how my instruments fit in with the rest of the orchestra,” said Dr. Goetter. “I think that skill helps me in my practice – I listen to a patient carefully, in the context of what is going on in their life. Together, we work to compose a plan for a positive outcome.”
In her spare time, Dr. Goetter enjoys music; reading; outdoor activities including biking, fishing, hiking, rollerblading, playing tennis and softball; winter sports; travelling and exploring new cultures; and attending theatrical productions, musicals, and ballets.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 715.342.7750.