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Family Medicine Expands to Include Dr. Katrina Gardner

Family Medicine Expands to include Doctor Katrina Gardner

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Increases healthcare access with four providers.


Katrina Gardner, MD

(Hayward, WI) December 8, 2022 – Hayward Area Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Katrina Gardner, MD to its team of Family Medicine providers. Dr. Gardner is now accepting new patients and will begin practicing in January, 2023.

“Doctor Gardner is an absolute gem with a valuable skillset,” explains Luke Beirl, CEO of Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Water’s Edge. “She is an expert in high-risk obstetrics and prenatal care, performs colonoscopies, and personally motivated to providing high-quality, community-based care.”

Born and raised in rural North Dakota, Dr. Gardner received her doctorate from University of North Dakota and completed her residency at Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. She also lived in Nepal for 5 years, training to provide full-scope family medicine including inpatient, outpatient, surgical, and home visit work.

Dr. Gardner loves all things related to babies and is passionate about prenatal care in rural communities. “Practicing full-spectrum, rural family medicine is something that I have always loved and I am thrilled to be joining Hayward’s medical staff,” she says. Dr. Garner and her Aussie husband met in Nepal while doing development work, and are thrilled to be raising their twin 7-year old boys here in Hayward.

Dr. Gardner is the newest addition to the growing team of family medicine providers, joining Drs. Dunlap, Dannen, Armstrong, and NP Lisa Bratvold. For more information on Family Medicine in Hayward or to schedule an appointment, please call (715) 934-4910


About Hayward Area Memorial Hospital & Water’s Edge:

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital is a full service, 25-bed critical access facility. HAMH provides state-of-the-art outpatient and inpatient care to the people of the Hayward Lakes region in specialties such as advanced pain management, ENT, general surgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, podiatry, urology, wound care, obstetrics, infusion and oncology services, and a full range of rehabilitation services, among others.

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