Marshfield Clinic Rice Lake Center
Marshfield Clinic Rice Lake Center occupies a state-of-the-art facility that opened April 2008. The Center offers both primary and specialty care and draws patients from the surrounding region. Physicians also help serve patients at other Marshfield Clinic locations in the area. Medical services available at the Rice Lake Center include audiology, dermatology, family practice, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics & gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology (ENT), pediatrics, physical therapy, psychiatry & behavioral health, and urology. Additional specialty care is provided on-site by visiting physicians from Marshfield, Ladysmith and Eau Claire.
The Rice Lake Center is conveniently located adjacent to Lakeview Medical Center, a modern and progressive 40-bed acute care hospital owned and operated by Marshfield Clinic. The facility is designed to promote a healing and comforting environment for both patients and visitors by combining calming design elements with the most modern technology. All patient rooms are private, and designed for the comfort of the patient, family and friends.
Approximately forty miles separates the Rice Lake Center from two other Marshfield Clinic sites: Ladysmith Center to the east and Chippewa Center to the south. This network of healthcare providers offers a truly unique opportunity for the Clinic to serve patients throughout an expanded geographic area.
Rice Lake is a city of about 9,000 located in the heart of Northwest Wisconsin at the foot of the Blue Hills. The city offers numerous reasons why it is a great place to live, work and play. The Rice Lake area is Northwest Wisconsin's center for business, education, health care and recreational activities. Located just two hours from the Twin Cities, the area enjoys a trade area population of nearly 100,000. Rice Lake has a perfect mix of urban and rural life, providing many of the things that people value.
Residents of Rice Lake enjoy the urban qualities of a healthy and diverse economy, high quality health care, excellent schools, an abundance of retail shopping and numerous cultural and entertainment events. At the same time, they appreciate the comforts and conveniences of small town life – affordable housing, low cost of living, minimal traffic, friendly people and low crime rates.
The beautiful four seasons provide a perfect vehicle to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. During the colder months, the winter sports enthusiasts use cross-country ski trails, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and ice fishing along with figure and hockey rinks. As the weather warms up, activity moves to the extensive bicycle trail system, many area parks, rivers and lakes.