Lake Side Surgical Associates, S.C.
1843 Michigan Street, P.O. Box 678, Sturgeon Bay, WI  54235
Phone (920) 746-1060 ~ Fax (920) 746-1072
Lake Side Surgical Associates S.C. building photo
Home Surgical Team Services Location Patient Education
Kurtis D. Scheer, M.D., F.A.C.S.


  • EndoGastric Solutions EsophyX device and Transoral Incisionless Fundiplication (TIF) training course, San Carlos, CA, July 17, 2012.

  • Laparoscopic Colon Workshop, Norwalk, CT, June 2006

  • UCSF Advanced Videoscopic Surgery Training Course, June 2005.

  • Breast Ultrasound, Las Vegas, NV, May 2005

  • Certified American Board of Surgery, Certificate number 44038, May 3, 1999

  • Medical College of Wisconsin General Surgery Residency, Milwaukee, WI  July 1, 1992 to June 30, 1998

  • Medical College of Wisconsin Advanced Laparoscopic Training Course
    August 1996

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England Overseas Doctors Training Program Exeter, United Kingdom, January to June 1997

  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND. MD degree, May 1992

  • USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, TX. Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, October to November 1991

  • Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. BA degree, May 1988. Summa cum laude with majors in biology and chemistry

  • North High School, Fargo, ND. Graduated first in class, May 1984.


  • Fellow American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.) October 2001

  • Member of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin

  • Member of the Door/Kewaunee County Medical Society

  • Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)


  • Lake Side Surgical Associates, S.C., Sturgeon Bay, WI. General Surgeon, August 1, 1998 to present

  • Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

    • Attending Staff, General Surgery, August 1, 1998 to present

    • President of Medical Staff, 2004.

    • Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Anesthesiology, 2002-2003.

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. General Surgery Resident, July 1992 to June 30, 1998.

  • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, United Kingdom. Specialist Registrar in General Surgery, January to June 1997.

  • North Dakota Air National Guard, Fargo, ND.

    • Second Lieutenant, 119th USAF Clinic; trained as a Flight Surgeon, Human Relations Council Representative, May 1990 to September 1992.

    • Staff Sergeant, 119th USAF Civil Engineering Squadron; Construction Equipment Operator, March 1986 to May 1990.

  • Americana Healthcare Center, Fargo, ND. Nursing Assistant, 1987 to 1988.


  • American Trauma Society Young Investigatorís Award. Medical College of Wisconsin Sixteenth Annual Trauma and Emergency Surgery Clinic Day, 1996.

  • Dr. Harley E. French Medical Scholarship, 1991.

  • Dr. A.K. Saiki Memorial Scholarship, 1989.

  • North Dakota Board of Higher Education Tuition Waiver for the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, 1988-1989.

  • Concordia College Faculty Scholar Grant, 1984-1988.

  • Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Award in Wrestling, 1988.

  • Alpha Society Inductee, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, 1987.

  • Dakota Clinic Pre-med Scholarship, 1986.

  • Tilford and Agnes Markestad Scholarship, 1986.

  • CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award, 1985.


  • Scheer K, Sarna SK, Johnson CP, Adams MB: Immunomodulation of Ca2+ Channels by Small Intestinal Inflammation. Abstract in Neurogastroenterology and Motility 7(4): 285, 1995.

  • Sarna SK, Ryan RP, Johnson CP, Scheer K: Intracellular Ca2+ Release is Essential for the Stimulation of Giant Migrating Contractions. Abstract in Neurogastroenterology and Motility 7(4): 284, 1995.

  • Newman WP, Nelson R, Scheer K: Community Screening for Diabetes. Diabetes Care 17(5): 363, 1994.


Dr. Scheer photo
Kurtis D. Scheer, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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