Marshfield Medical Center
Marshfield Clinic - Marshfield Center provides the latest medical technology, research and education to serve patients from all across the U.S., Canada and many foreign countries. Marshfield Clinic is a nationally recognized, innovative health care leader with more than 86 medical and surgical specialties represented on site. Our electronic health record has been in place for more than 20 years. Research and education are essential to our mission. As one of the largest physician-directed private group practices in the United States, Marshfield Clinic’s nearly 675+ physicians as well as over 9,000 employees in more than 50 locations in Wisconsin.
Marshfield Medical Center, the primary referral hospital for the region, is physically attached to Marshfield Clinic-Marshfield Center. It is a busy facility providing primary, secondary, and tertiary inpatient services for our 86 specialties and subspecialties. Marshfield Medical Center is also a Level II Trauma Center. Considered a “hospital within a hospital”, our Children’s Hospital located in Marshfield Medical Center is one of three in the state providing nearly 30 pediatric specialty services.
Marshfield Center is a training center for physicians pursuing additional education in specialty areas and its veteran medical staff provides experience in every specialty. Laboratory, x-rays and other patient services are all under one roof.
Marshfield Center, the original Marshfield Clinic, was founded in 1916 by six Marshfield physicians and is the largest center in the Marshfield Clinic system. Marshfield Clinic has been an involved citizen of its community for more than 100 years.
Marshfield is located in the heart of Wisconsin at the junction of State Highways 13 and 97, and U.S. Highway 10. With a population of about 20,000, Marshfield offers residents and visitors a safe, clean community with a host of recreation and entertainment opportunities.
In addition to a growing number of restaurants, Marshfield offers shopping in its downtown stores, a regional mall and a growing number of other retailers. A community theater group produces a variety of shows each year, often featuring a visiting professional actor.
Wildwood Park and Zoo, located just south of downtown, offers something for everyone to enjoy. In addition to the playground equipment, picnic areas, shelters, Hefko Swimming Pool, and walking trails through the woodlands, the park is home to the Wildwood Zoo. Key exhibits in the core zoo include kodiak bears, cougars, bald eagle, and prairie dogs. A special feature of the park is the drive around the zoo allowing you to view the elk, bison, white tail deer, sheep, and timber wolf exhibits from your car. The zoo is owned and managed by the City of Marshfield with fund raising and program assistance from the Wildwood Zoological Society.
The city's newest park is called Griese Park, for a former Marshfield Clinic physician, George Griese, M.D., and his family who donated the property to the city. The 20-acre park includes soccer fields, a walking path, basketball court with adjustable baskets, and a sand volleyball court.
With excellent schools and high school graduation rates high above the national average, Marshfield is committed to offering diverse and plentiful education opportunities. Marshfield also is home to the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County, which offers a two-year associate degree as well as a four-year bachelor's degree in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Marshfield also is home to Mid-State Technical College, which provides new students and those wishing to update their skills a technical education in a variety of fields.
Marshfield is a great community with nationally ranked public schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, abundant recreational activities, and a desirable work/life balance. Plan for an exceptional quality of life for you and your family!