Brueggeman named regional medical director for Aspirus in UP

Jonathan Brueggeman

WAUSAU, Wis. –Aspirus has named Dr. Jonathan Brueggeman as the regional medical director for Aspirus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

The interim chief medical officer for Aspirus Keweenaw and Aspirus Ontonagon since November 2019, Brueggeman has been a practicing foot and ankle surgeon since 2008. He also has acted as the director of limb salvage and director of the Advanced Wound Care Center for Aspirus Keweenaw since March 2019.

He now will serve as the wound care director for the entire Upper Peninsula and Central Region of Aspirus. In this role, Brueggeman will provide collaboration and advancement of that service line in the U.P. in coordination with the would care program in the Central Region of Wisconsin.

Brueggeman earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Ill. He completed his podiatric surgical residency at St. Joseph Hospital of Chicago, also affiliated with the North Chicago Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

“Our goals are to provide excellent, compassionate care and meet the needs of the community,” Brueggeman said.

He replaces Dr. Christopher Pogliano who retired in July after 35 years with Aspirus and the community.

Aspirus is a non-profit health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin. Aspirus has four hospitals in Michigan and six hospitals in Wisconsin, 50 clinics, home health and hospice care, pharmacies, critical care and air-medical transport, medical goods, nursing homes and a network of physicians.


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