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Gundersen is among La Crosse County's Best

The results are in, and Gundersen Health System is once again tops in La Crosse County. The Best of La Crosse County 2019 survey celebrates services, dining, entertainment and many other categories in our community.

Thank you for making Gundersen a great place to receive care
and provide care for our community!

Our 25 'Best of' honors include:

First place

  • Gundersen Health System (Best Medical Center)
  • Gundersen Behavioral Health – Onalaska (Behavioral Counselor/Psychiatrist)
  • Gundersen Physical Therapy – Onalaska (Physical Therapy)
  • Beth Balder-Schroeder, NP (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Kristen Brinks, DPT, LAT, MS, PT (Physical Therapist)
  • April Farrell, MD (Dermatologist)
  • Rajiv Naik, MD (Pediatrician)
  • Marisa Pruitt, RD, CD (Nutritionist)

Second place

  • Gundersen Health System (Best Employer)
  • Gundersen Pharmacy (Pharmacy)
  • Gundersen Vision (Optical Center)
  • Gundersen Audiology (Hearing Aid Center)
  • Kelley Bahr, MD (Doctor/Physician)
  • Rebecca Cripe, RD, CD (Dietitian)
  • Rebecca Cripe, RD, CD (Nutritionist)
  • Thomas Edwards, OD (Eye Doctor/Optometrist)
  • Shanu Kothari, MD, FACS (Healthcare Professional)
  • Todd Mahr, MD (Allergy Solutions)
  • Steven Manson, MD (Pediatrician)
  • Mary Simon, NP (Nurse Practitioner)


  • Mark Endrizzi, DDS, MS (Orthodontist)
  • Nancy Ernst, RD (Dietician)
  • Scott Escher, MD (Healthcare Professional)
  • Kris Litscher-Lee, NP, MSN (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Karl Noll, MD (Dermatologist)
Gundersen offers COVID vaccine for everyone 6 months and older

September 23, 2022

COVID-19 vaccine is available during scheduled appointments at most Gundersen primary care locations and at the Gundersen Onalaska Clinic.
Gundersen donates $50,000 to new WAFER facility

September 22, 2022

As part of our mission, Gundersen donated $50,000 to WAFER Food Pantry to improve access to healthy foods for our neighbors.
Gundersen among best in nation for patient experience

September 21, 2022

Healthgrades® honored Gundersen’s La Crosse Hospital as a recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the 15th consecutive year.
Gundersen vaccine champion highlighted in new national video

September 20, 2022

Through his vaccine advocacy work, Rajiv Naik, MD, Gundersen Pediatrics, is featured by the American Academy of Pediatrics, to help spread the word about the importance of the HPV vaccine.

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La Crosse, WI 54601

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