Dr. Mark Asplund is the most recent member of Evergreen Surgical. It is a homecoming for him as he is from Bloomer, WI where his father was a general practitioner for 40 years.
Dr. Asplund did his undergraduate and medical school at the University of Wisconsin obtaining his BA in biochemistry and medical degree. He then completed a general surgery residency at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa in 1987. From there he completed a multiorgan transplant fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.
He then headed the transplant program in Des Moines, IA affiliated with the University of Iowa. From there he moved to private practice in Wausau, WI.
Dr Asplund has been in Wausau for 28 years with special interests in vascular surgery, endovascular surgery, and general surgery. He was director of vascular services at Wausau Hospital Center (now Aspirus), director of two ICAVL vascular labs, trauma director, and on various commitees. He has been at the forefront of the transition of open vascular surgery to minimally invasive endovascular surgery especially abdominal aortic aneurysms.
He is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He also is a Registered Vascular Technician and Registered Physician Vascular Interpreter. He has been a diplomat of the new American Board of Lymphatic and Venous Medicine.
Dr. Asplund is married with three grown sons and an 8 year old foster daughter Ava. His eldest son is continuing the family tradition and is in his general surgical residency in York, Pa.
He is an outdoor and sports enthusiast with special interests in golf and basketball. Dr Asplund has done volunter work in Haiti, Palestine, and most recently teaching surgery at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blanyyre, Malawi in Africa.