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Advanced Practice Clinicians

Assisting Our Specialty Providers with Top-Notch Care

At Fox Valley Surgical Specialists (FVSS), we have a team of Advance Practice Clinicians (APCs) who assist our providers throughout the care process and during surgery. All of our APCs have received master’s degrees in nursing or physician assistant studies.

For patient convenience, our providers practice at multiple clinic and hospital locations throughout the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin. Please call FVSS for physician-specific locations. 

Our providers now offer Telehealth Appointments. Learn more here.

Christine Arendt, APNP

Endocrine Care
  • Associate Degree in Nursing: Fox Valley Technical College
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Marian College
  • Master of Science in Nursing: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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Jessica Baumbach, APNP

Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Marian College

Matt Bay, PA-C

Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
  • Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies: United States Army: Interservice Physician’s Assistant Program, IPAP
  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies: University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Matt is proud to serve in the Wisconsin Army National Guard

Beau Brackey, DNP, APNP

Endocrine Care
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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Tracy Helmbrecht, PA-C

Tracy Helmbrecht, PA-C

General Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science: University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies: Augsburg College – Minneapolis

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Morgan Jossie, PA-C | Fox Valley Surgical

Morgan Jossie, PA-C

Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology/Spanish: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Master of Physician Assistant Practice: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Kate Meyers, PA-C | Fox Valley Surgical

Kate Myers, PA-C

Breast Surgery, Breast Care
  • Bachelor of Science, Anthropology/Human Biology: Emory University
  • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies: Pace University/Lenox Hill Hospital

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Ariel Stilp, APNP Fox Valley Surgical

Ariel Stilp, APNP

Vascular Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Western Governor’s University, Salt Lake City
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Marian University, Fond du Lac

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Dean Sutton, APNP

Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Winona State University
  • Master of Science in Nursing: University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh

Shannon Thomas, APNP

Surgery
  • Bachelor of Science: Mount Mary College, Milwaukee
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Concordia University, Mequon