"I think making patients feel they're an important part of the decision-making process is crucial to better care."
Dr. Thomas Doering holds dual roles of Marshfield Clinic OB/GYN specialist and Director of Surgery for Saint Clare's Hospital. In each position, his focus is delivering superior patient care.
His OB/GYN practice concentrates on a mix of infertility, obstetrics and surgical management of cases ranging from abnormal bleeding to incontinence. He believes collaboration with patients is crucial. "I advise my patients, and together we make decisions. I want them to know they're a big part of the process."
His true passion is obstetrical care. "I like the science of it, the challenge of treating high-risk patients and working in partnership with my patients," he said. He's excited about the options that minimally invasive surgery offers for obstetrics.
He also feels the Marshfield Clinic electronic medical records system is an exceptional tool for better care.
Dr. Doering has been married for more than a decade and has three sons and a daughter. In his spare time, he likes to bike, hunt and golf. He says golf is a great way to relax and spend an afternoon with friends.
He earned his medical degree from Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Akron – Akron City Hospital. Dr. Doering is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.