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Mercyhealth congratulates Dr. Fideler on honorary award

Mercyhealth is proud to congratulate Dr. Bradley Fideler on receiving the Honorary Membership Award from the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association (WATA). The award is bestowed on individuals who have a minimum of five years working with athletic trainers in Wisconsin and have displayed significant promotion and advocacy of the profession of athletic training in Wisconsin or the WATA.

Dr. Fideler is an orthopedic surgeon and treats patients at Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center–Walworth.

“Dr. Fideler’s dedication to area athletes, students and our athletic trainers is impressive and valuable,” said Donna Storbakken, Mercyhealth’s Director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services. “His support of our partnership with University of Wisconsin–Whitewater has allowed athletes to receive care that is both highly specialized and accessible. We appreciate Dr. Fideler and his work with our various high school and collegiate programs.”

Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations and disabilities. Mercyhealth’s certified athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with doctors to optimize athletes’ health and activity level. The athletic trainers and sports medicine doctors are proud to provide their services to numerous clubs and schools in the community.