What is a Resident Physician?

What is a Resident Physician?

Call 608-324-2600 for an appointment with a resident 

Currently all Monroe Clinic resident physicians are graduates from osteopathic (DO) medical school.

Residents spend three years of post-graduate training to learn family-centered care in a rural setting. They provide a full spectrum of care--from childbirth to chronic conditions that affect senior citizens.

Including: 

  • Comprehensive health care for infants, children and adults
  • Maternity care from prenatal to postpartum
  • Women’s health care, including pap smears and family planning 
  • Health assessments and physicals 
  • Acute and chronic illness care 
  • Minor procedures 
  • Nutrition counseling and weight management 
  • Osteopathic manipulation therapy 

Monroe Clinic's Residency Program allows us to recruit the best and brightest physicians to care for the citizens of our community.  In fact research shows that a majority of physicians settle in or near the community in which they complete their residency training. 

Monroe Clinic's Family Medicine Residency Program is our intentional commitment to meeting future needs.

What to expect when seeing a resident physican.

Resident physicians are supervised by board-certified physicians at Monroe Clinic. A thorough review of your health concerns will be done by the resident and supervising physician--it's like getting a second opinion every time!  At some appointments you may meet with both doctors. At other appointments you may meet with only the resident physician. 

Call 608-324-2600 to schedule an appointment with any of the Family Medicine residents listed below:

Ben Chao, DO

Brittany Blomberg, DO

Mark Blomberg, DO

Mark Patterson, DO

Tyler Manley, DO