Dr. Steven Immerman moved to Eau Claire and started Evergreen Surgical in December of 1981. Since his solo beginning in 1981 the practice has grown to it's present size of four board certified general surgeons. Before moving to Eau Claire, Dr. Immerman received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University in Chicago. Following that, he completed a five year residency in general surgery at Northwestern University. As part of his surgical training, he completed an American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Il. Dr. Immerman has published papers on cancer of the breast, lung, pancreas, parathyroid glands, and skin; and more recently on pilonidal disease. He is board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has served as Director of Trauma for Sacred Heart Hospital, chaired their Department of Surgery, and currently serves on both their Oncology and Performance Improvement Committees. He has special interest in the treatment of lung cancer, and difficult pilonidal disease utilizing the Bascom Procedure. He is the founder of the of the OakLeaf Medical Network which was created in 1993 to allow patients and physicians in the Chippewa Valley maintain private practice as a health care option. He was the CEO of the OakLeaf organization from 1993 to 2006, and was the driving force behind the creation of the OakLeaf Surgical Hospital. Dr. Immerman has given numerous talks and seminars on surgical topics in the Chippewa Valley since starting his practice here in 1982. He was been an active participant in the UW Medical School Family Practice Teaching Program in Eau Claire for over 35 years. He was named Sacred Heart Hospital's "Physician of the Year" in 2016. "Dr. Immerman is absolutely passionate about providing the very best care to our patients," said CEO Julie Manas. Dr. Immerman was born and raised in the suburbs of New York City. He has lived in Eau Claire since 1981. He is married and has three boys and three grandchildren. His hobbies include photography, computers and kilnformed glass. His glass artwork is seen in galleries across the US and his recent work can also be seen on his art website under Immerman Glass.
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Dr. Immerman's Care Philosophy
As a general surgeon and surgical oncologist I place great value on the relationship I have with each patient. Their story and why they come to see me is as important as their symptoms. It is the goal of my practice to give people information so they can make an informed decision on their diagnosis and/or surgical care in the most expedient way. Our staff works in concert with our physicians to help patients navigate both insurance and appointment information. Our clinic is small and personal intentionally. Our staff works with each patient to help you navigate the medical and insurance obstacles that can cause frustration and stress. We are here to help you! Our goal is getting you back to your life as quickly as possible!
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Immerman to family and friends is 5 out of 5