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  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Endoscopic Procedures
  • Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Emergency Trauma Care
  • Diseases of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
  • Bariatric Surgery, Including; Roux en Y Gastric Bypass, Lap Band and Sleeve Procedures
  • Thoracic Surgery

Personal Info

Dr. Wasco is a Board Certified General surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin, receiving his general surgery training at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a position that requires devotion to surgical practice and uncompromising adherence to the ethical standards of the College. Fellows must have graduated from a medical school accepted by the College, be certified by the American Board of Medical Specialty, hold an unrestricted medical license to practice, and be a specialist in surgery.  This designation means that Dr. Wasco’s education, training, surgical aptitude, professional experience and ethical conduct have passed a thorough evaluation and are consistent with the high standards expected of Fellows by the College.  Dr. Wasco is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery.  Certification as a Diplomate is voluntary and exhibits a surgeon’s dedication to continuous learning and providing superior care to patients.


His interests include minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, surgical oncology, endocrine surgery, bariatric surgery, and colorectal surgery.

In addition to his busy practice, Dr. Wasco enjoys spending time with his family, playing and coaching soccer, as well as traveling. He is an avid Green Bay Packer, Wisconsin Badger and Marquette Warrior fan.

Education and Training

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 1990

Medical School
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 1994

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI 1994-1995

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI 1995-1998
Chief Resident, University of WI Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI 1998-1999

Licensure & Certifications
  • License, Medicine and Surgery, State of Wisconsin
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification
  • Verified Trauma Surgeon – American College of Surgery
Hospital Associations & Positions
  • ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Neenah, Neenah, WI
  • ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Appleton, Appleton, WI
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Fox Valley, Neenah, WI
  • Aurora Medical Center, Oshkosh, WI
Awards & Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Alpha Sigma Nu International Jesuit University Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Co-Medical Director Bariatric Services, Theda Clark Medical Center
  • Center of Excellence Bariatric Surgeon as recognized by American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Chairman ThedaCare Cancer Committee
  • Chairman ThedaCare Endoscopy Committee
  • Chairman ThedaCare General Surgery Subgroup Committee
  • SAGES Publishing and Guidelines Committees
  • ASMBS Emerging Technologies Committee
Associations, Memberships & Organizations
  • Wisconsin Chapter American College of Surgeons
  • Wisconsin Surgical Society
  • Midwest Surgical Association Member
  • American Medical Association
  • Wisconsin State Medical Society
  • Winnebago County Medical Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (S.A.G.E.S.)
  • American Society Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery(A.S.M.B.S.)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity(I.F.S.O.)
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (A.S.G.E.)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (A.G.A.)
  • Wisconsin Obesity Coalition (WOC)