Oshkosh, WI – EMMercy Medical Center provides exceptional healthcare, including emergency and trauma care, surgical services, and numerous medical specialties such as cardiology, intensive care, obstetrics, oncology, orthopedics, and neurosurgery. Mercy Medical Center is home of The Kennedy Center for the Hip & Knee, the largest joint replacement center in Wisconsin. In 1995, after more than a century of providing healthcare, Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, WI and St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, WI joined to form Affinity Health System.
Since July 1, 2005, Infinity HealthCare has staffed and managed the Emergency Department at Mercy Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Hospital. Both hospitals share one medical staff and Emergency Medicine holds departmental status within the medical staff. At both hospitals an inpatient hospitalist program is in place in addition to full specialty back up. Serving over 17,000 patients annually, this facility is staffed with residency trained, board certified Emergency Medicine physicians and physician extenders.
Oshkosh, Wisconsin is located in Winnebago County, where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago. It has a population over 62,000. Oshkosh is home to The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Fly-In Convention, now known as EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. This one week, crowd-thrilling, day and night air show event attracts more than 500,000 people from more than 60 countries each summer. Oshkosh is also known for OshKosh B’Gosh, a manufacturer of overalls and children’s clothing founded in Oshkosh in 1895. There is a vast array of cultural and entertainment options, concerts, as well as national touring musical acts, and local community events and festivals. There are downtown galleries and the Grand Opera House. A variety of restaurants, movies, plays, golf, historic attractions, museums, parks and recreation, shopping, amusement parks, bars and nightlife, comedy, and sporting events to choose from. Oshkosh is the southern point of the Wiouwash State Trail, which is used by many walkers, hikers, bikers, horseback riders, and snowmobilers. Oshkosh has excellent public schools, and is the hub of The University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh, the third largest university in the state. Nearby is Oshkosh’s Wittman Regional Airport. Oshkosh is close to US-41 north, which routes to Appleton and US-41 south, which routes to Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Oshkosh has an enviable quality of life which has attracted people for decades to live and work.