Meet the doctors:
Beth Schroeder M.D. joined Michigan Wisconsin Doctors in 2004. She received her undergraduate degree at St. Norbert College and then went on to medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She then completed her family practice residency training through a University of Wisconsin program located in Appleton, Wisconsin and is board certified in family practice. She has special interest in women's health, pediatrics and preventative medicine.
Kristi Olson M.D. joined the practice in March 2018. Dr. Olson received her undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University. She then went on to achieve her M.D. at Michigan State University. She completed her family medicine training through Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program in Duluth, MN.
She and her husband have two children, and Kristi loves watching their kids do things they are passionate about. Kristi enjoys spending time in the beauty of creation while fishing, hunting and camping, and she is most passionate about her love for God, family, and practicing medicine.
Dr. Olson is an NFP only physician. This means she is trained in Natural Family Planning (NFP). She is able to teach you in office or online to use fertility awareness based methods, another term for natural family planning. Please note this means she does not prescribe contraception or insert IUDs. Dr. Olson has a special interest in NFP. However she truly enjoys broad spectrum family medicine: from pediatric to adult care, dermatology, orthopedics, women's health, and does simple procedures in office such as skin lesion removal and joint injections.
Katie Brown P.A.-C joined the practice in October 2010. Katie completed her undergraduate studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota with a major in biology and additional course work in chemistry and psychology. She completed her Masters Degree in physician assistant studies at Central Michigan University. Her PA program required a broad range of clinical study in a variety of hospitals giving her experience in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, OB/GYN, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and Family Practice. Katie attained the Dean's List and received multiple scholarships throughout her academic career.
Katie lives in Iron Mountain with her husband, Ryan and sons Cody and Graham.
Heather Hayes P.A.-C joined the practice in April, 2011. Heather obtained a Bachelor of Science degree, with a double major in Neuroscience and Art, from Central Michigan University in 2005. She graduated in July 2007 with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant. During her studies she was trained in family practice (including pediatrics and psychiatry), internal medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, urology and OB/GYN.
Heather lives in Iron Mountain with her husband, Adam, daughter Sophia and twins Gus and Bella. She enjoys cycling, kayaking and traveling.
Karen Steber N.P. joined the practice in August 2015. Karen received her Masters Degree in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from Northern Michigan University in 1999. Her past experience includes Emergency/Urgent care clinic, Otolaryngology and Family Practice.
Karen lives in Florence with her husband Rob. She enjoys traveling, reading, music and bicycling.
Sarah Petschar FNP joined the practice in March 2020. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Walden University of Minneapolis, MN. During school, Sarah was trained in family practice, pediatrics, geriatrics, urology, and OB/GYN. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Sarah lives in Iron Mountain with her husband, Jayme, and their three children. She enjoys spending time with family, reading, and traveling.