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September 22, 2015

Family Physician Joins ThedaCare Spencer

ThedaCare welcomes Jim Spencer, MD, a family medicine physician who will practice at ThedaCare Physicians-Waupaca.

Jim Spencer, MD, to Provide Care in Waupaca

ThedaCare welcomes Jim Spencer, MD, a family medicine physician who will practice at ThedaCare Physicians-Waupaca.   

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with his bachelor’s degree, Dr. Spencer earned his medical degree at the UW-School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his residency training in family medicine at Appleton Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Hospital and was the recipient of the Outstanding First Year Resident and Resident Teaching Award. Dr. Spencer was nominated for the Gold Humanism Honor Society and earned the Dr. Lester Brillman Scholarship for his dedication to family medicine. His professional affiliations include the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Spencer has many hobbies, including cycling, camping, water sports and deer hunting. He enjoys time with his family and also likes cooking, traveling and homebrewing.

For more than 100 years, ThedaCare™ has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,800 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 35 clinics in 14 counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service.  Construction of ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton is underway. For more information, visit or follow ThedaCare on Facebook and Twitter.