Ministry Health Care has announced this month a pair of new providers serving the Northwoods.
Here in Tomahawk they have welcomed Valerie Verbist. She is a nurse practitioner, and says she has a special interest in nutrition and lifestyle modification. While her education has taken her around the state, she got her start at Nicolet College where she initially received her first nursing degree.
Meanwhile Dr. Benjamin Abadeer will be work out of the Rhinelander facility. He is general surgeon who will perform a variety of procedures requiring surgical care. He spent a year working with a surgical oncologist in Flint, Mich. Other educational stops have brought him through Illinois and Minnesota.