Clinic Services

Medical Care

Call: (715) 682-7133 (option 0)

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00a-4:30p

The medical clinic can provide a wide variety of services for children and adults which include, but are not limited to:

  • Women's Health Visits (PAP, STI Screenings, etc.) 
  • Same Day Sick Visits (adults & children)
  • Well-Child Exams
  • Comprehensive Pediatric Care
  • Routine Physicals
  • Diabetic Screening
  • Pre-Op Physicals
  • Immunizations
  • Internal Medicine
  • Podiatry
  • Heart Disease Education/Screening
  • Laboratory Services
  • Traditional Medicine Consultations (available periodically)


  • Sharon Handy, MD - Director
  • John Ipsen, MD
  • Kristan Wegerson, MD
  • Tracey Snyder, Nurse Practitioner

Nurses/Medical Assistants:

  • Jacquelyn, RN - Nurse Supervisor
  • Robin, RN
  • Karen, RN
  • Theresa, CMA

Medical Reception:

  • Beatrice
  • Michaela

Dental Care

Call: (715) 685-7887

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00a-4:30p

Closed Daily For Lunch: 12:00-1:00p

The dental clinic provides dental care to the community with state-of-the-art equipment. Highly trained staff can treat toothaches the same day or with an appointment. 

Prevention, hygiene, and routine dental services are provided. This includes, fillings, root canals, extractions, crowns, bridges, partials, and dentures. Nitrous oxide is available when needed for comfort. 


  • Marc Desjarlais, DDS - Director
  • George Venczel, DDS

Dental Hygienists

  • Jerelyn, RDH
  • DeAnn, RDH

Dental Assistants

  • Eva, CDA - Dental Assistant Supervisor
  • Mary
  • Lisa
  • Brittany
  • Sarah

Dental Reception

  • Samantha
  • Ashley


Call: (715) 682-8518

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00a-4:30p

Closed Daily For Lunch: 12:00-1:00p

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The Bad River Pharmacy provides pharmacy services limited to federally-recognized American Indian tribal enrollees and descendants.   

Please be sure to have your tribal ID card (or documentation) and prescription insurance card available when seeking services from Bad River Pharmacy.   

For your convenience the Bad River Pharmacy has a drive-up window toward the back of the Bad River Health and Wellness Center building.   Bad River Pharmacy follows requirements set forth by the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians Direct Care Pharmacy Services policy. This policy is as follows: 

“The Tribe shall provide direct care pharmacy services under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to individuals seeing providers in the Bad River service area effective November 1, 2015. Bad River pharmacy will provide pharmacy services resulting from referrals to providers outside the service area*, provided the referrals were initiated by the Bad River Health and Wellness center.”  

“Individuals receiving direct care pharmacy services and not seeing providers in the services area prior to November 1, 2015 shall continue to receive pharmacy services.”   

*Service area = Ashland County and Iron County, Wisconsin  


Lisa Kingfisher, PharmD, RPh - Chief

William Larson, PharmD, RPh

Pharmacy Assistants



Laboratory Services

Call: (715) 682-7133 (x 4551)

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00a-4:30p

Closed Daily For Lunch: 12:00-1:00p

Currently we perform point-of-care testing at the lab- A1C, lipids, INRs, Hemoglobin, Glucose, Lead, Urinalysis, Strep screens, Urine pregnancy, for our patients.   

We also have the ability to draw other labs ordered by providers outside of the Bad River Health and Wellness Center for our patients convenience.  

Laboratory Team

Teresa, MLS(ASCP), MT(AMT), MBA - Manager

Amy, CMA


Call: (715) 682-7133 (x 4600)

Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00a-1:00p

The Bad River Optical Department cannot test patients and write prescriptions but patients who have a vision test offsite can bring in their prescription to the Bad River Optical department where they will be able to choose frames and have the frames fitted to their measurements.  Lenses are checked on the lensometer to ensure proper fit.    

Optical Team

Sue, CHR - (715) 685-4011

Gena, CHR - (715) 292-5604


Call: (715) 682-7137

Hours: Monday - Friday

We are pleased to offer non-emergency transportation to those eligible in our service area.

Tranportation Team 

Danielle, Scheduler - (715) 292-5689

Ed, Driver  - (715) 979-1730

Wesley, Driver  - (715) 685-4417