Steven G. Meress MD, FACP
Dr. Meress has been board certified in Internal Medicine and Holistic Medicine with experience in Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Wellness and Longevity techniques. Dr. Meress completed his Bachelors of Science from the University of Wisconsin Madison in Medical Microbiology and received his medical degree from St. George University in Grenada, West Indies in 1986. Dr. Meress completed his last two years of medical school primarily in New York City and his residency at the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield Clinic in 1989. Since completion of his residency, he has been a staff physician and Chief of Emergency Medicine until founding and starting Fox Valley Wellness Center in 1999 with his wife Julie. Dr. Meress received Board-Certification in Holistic Medicine in 2006. He is also considered one of the foremost "Lyme-literate" physicians in the country, treating well over 1200 patients with Lyme Disease and is a member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS). His areas of focus include Hyperbaric Medicine, Women's Health, Thermography, Intravenous & Integrative Therapies for Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease & Heavy Metal Toxicity, Diagnostic & Alternative Therapies, Weight Management Programs and Thyroid Disease. Dr. Meress is one of the top thyroid doctors and received the 2009 America's Top Physicians' award by the Consumers' Research Council of America.
Brian Borden, ND
Dr. Borden received his doctorate from the United States School of Naturopathy and is board certified through the American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB) as a Certified Traditional Naturopath (CTN). Dr. Borden was originally drawn to natural healthcare through the acquaintance of various 'bio-feedback' screening techniques and has since been blessed with the opportunity to work in close collaboration with Medical Doctors, Chiropractors, Dentists, and other Naturopaths since 1996.
Dr. Borden's special interests include 'dental naturopathy', thermography, EAV, detoxification, and neural-emotional release. His primary specialty at Fox Valley Wellness Center is Computerized Bio-Resonance Screening (CBRS - a derivative of EAV) - a type of bio-feedback employed to uncover obstacles, deficiencies, and imbalances that impede efforts toward wellness. Dr. Borden is experienced in the use of various homeopathics, herbs, nutriceuticals, and detoxification methods in the effort of enabling people to systematically improve their level of health.
Dr. Abfall, ND
Dr. Abfall is a Registered Nurse, Cranio-Sacral Therapist and is Blood Microscopy Certified. With a medical clinical background as well as a holistic educational and experiential background, Dr. Donna brings a unique perspective to her practice, offering comprehensive and individualized programs to treat and educate.
Dr. Donna Abfall's own journey to wellness combined with her knowledge as an RN and ND allows her a compassionate and experienced perspective leading to a comprehensive healing practice.
Dr. Robert Coleman, Jr., ND, LMT
Dr. Coleman's practice utilizes a wide variety of innovative therapies within the scope of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. He graduated from Bastyr University's Naturopathic Medical School in Seattle, Washington. While studying at our nation's #1 naturopathic medical program he trained with conventional, naturopathic, and oriental medical doctors to develop a global mindset for true primary health care. He is a member of the Wisconsin Naturopathic Physician's Association and American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Coleman is a Nationally Board Certified Licensed Naturopathic Physician (NABNE) and Massage & Bodywork Therapist. With the patient's life balance as the treatment focus, Dr. Coleman specializes in Naturopathic Pain Management, Restorative Health, and Integrative Medicine. He implements the fundamental principles of naturopathy in order to treat disease processes that can be nutritional or metabolic, gastrointestinal, neurological or psychiatric, rheumatolgical or orthopedic, cardiovascular, infectious, or toxic in origin.
Michael Buyze, BS, MS, L.Ac
Mr. Buyze has been practicing Acupuncture since 1998. He holds a Masters Degrees in Oriental Medicine and Exercise Physiology. He is currently a faculty member at The Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. Michael assists people in finding relief from various conditions including insomnia, acute and chronic pain syndromes, smoking cessation and PMS. He has had much success with patients with fertility issues.
Melissa has 10 years of experience in the healthcare field along with a degree in Medical Transcription.
"I really appreciate all of the opportunities and training that FVWC has given me. Everyone works so well together and we all consider each other as family."
Tammy Stone, B.S., L.M.T
Medical Administrative Assistant & Massage Therapist
Tammy has worked at the clinic for 5 years. She received her B.S. from Florida State University and her Professional Massage Training from Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Bodywork. Visit: www.tammystone.net or call 920 251-8780 to schedule an appointment.
Patty has worked at the clinic for 5 years. She is a graduate of Marian College with a BSN degree. She also currently works as a critical care ER nurse at the 115th Fighter wing, Air National Guard.
"I love what holistic stands for and the idea of prevention of disease and embracing healthy aging."
Kirstin received her BSN from Alverno College in Milwaukee. She has nursing experience in medical, surgical, and telemetry patients as well as ICU, plastic and cosmetic surgery, pain management, and wellness/holistic medicine.
"I have a passion for helping people, especially helping them achieve their highest level of health. Wellness, holistic, and integrative medicine are exciting fields and offer options for patients that traditional medicine doesn't. It is so rewarding to see people improve and feel better! FVWC is a place where this happens every day, and I am excited to be a part of it."
Kim is a graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing and has 20 years of nursing experience including medical, surgical, pospartum, nursery, behavioral health and substance abuse. Before coming to Fox Valley Wellness Center/Midwest Hyperbarics, Kim worked at an endocrinology office specializing in bio-identical hormones. "I enjoy working as part of a team where our goal is finding and treating the cause of the illness, not just treating the symptoms like traditional medicine."
Dena is a graduate of UW Oshkosh. In addition to working at FVWC, she also works on a Woman's and Infant's unit with laboring and postpartum mothers, infants and surgical patients.
"I'm excited to have joined such a great team and to help people strive toward optimal health and wellness."
CNA, Aesthetician, Thermographer
Becky has worked in the healthcare field for 10 years as well as 6 years as an aesthetician.
"The atmosphere at the clinic is a positive one. I enjoy my co-workers as well as the training I have received here. We all feel like family here."
Supplement Manager, Hyperbaric Technician
Kim has 29 years of experience in the healthcare field. The supplement department has expanded over 5 times since FVWC opened in 1998.
"I enjoy the challenge and responsibility of the supplement department. The staff is like family and everyone is great to work with."
Medical Administrative Assistant, HBOT Technician, Supplements Assistant
Shannon has 15+ years experience in Business Administration.
"Becoming a patient of the clinic around 8 years ago was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Dr. Meress helped me when others didn't. Working here has brought me much gratification and I can honestly say I'm proud to be a part of such a wonderful establishment and my co-workers are truly my second family."
Crystal Medical Administrative Assistant
Medical Administrative Assistant & Medical Transcriptionist
Lilly has 8 years of experience under her collar with pet therapy and official greeter for Fox Valley Wellness Center/Midwest Hyperbarics.