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  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic 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
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Band Procedures
  • Bariatric Revision Surgery

Personal Info

Dr. Georgen is a Board Certified General surgeon. He is a graduate of Loyola Stritch University in Maywood, Illinois receiving his general surgery and trauma training at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois.

Dr. Georgen 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. Georgen’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. Georgen 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, robotic surgery, colorectal and breast surgery, as well as disease of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Dr. Georgen developed the Level II trauma center at Theda Clark back in 1990 and also co-founded Midwest Bariatric Solutions at Theda Clark in 2002. He has had a lifelong interest in the treatment of morbid obesity and has helped develop a multidisciplinary approach to this disease. Dr. Georgen also has been intimately involved in emergency medical services as he has served on the board of Gold Cross Ambulance for over ten years. During his ten years on the Wisconsin State Trauma Committee, he helped author the Wisconsin State Trauma Plan which was instituted state wide several years ago.

In addition to his busy practice, Dr. Georgen is a huge sports enthusiast both as a participant and a spectator. He also enjoys history, reading and traveling with his family.

Education & Training

Villanova University, Villanova, PA 1981; Cum Laude

Medical School
Loyola Stritch University, Maywood, IL 1985

Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 1985-1986

Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 1985-1990
Chief Resident – Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 1989-1990

Licensure & Certifications
  • License, Medicine & Surgery, State of Wisconsin
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Center of Excellence Surgeon – American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Center of Excellence Surgeon – American College of Surgeons
  • Verified Trauma Surgeon – American College of Surgeons
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
Awards & Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • National Medical Honor Society
  • Director of Trauma Services, Verified Level II Trauma Center, Neenah, WI.
  • Member of State Trauma Medical Advisory Committee (STACK) of Wisconsin
  • Counsel Member of Wisconsin Surgical Society
  • 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
  • WFRV Channel 5 recognized as Top General Surgeon in Northeastern Wisconsin in 2002
  • Board Member of Gold Cross Ambulance
  • Former Trustee of ThedaCare Healthcare System, 1994-2004
Associations, Memberships & Organizations
  • American Medical Society
  • Wisconsin Medical Society
  • Winnebago County Medical Society
  • Wisconsin Surgical Society
  • American Trauma Society
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgeons
  • Wisconsin Obesity Coalition
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons