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comprehensive approach to weight loss.

Meet Our Care Team

"I thought I knew how to maintain my weight loss after doing a number of popular weight-loss programs, but the staff here taught me what I had been doing wrong and filled my toolbox with numerous ways to help me be successful in making a permanent life change. Thank you for your support!"
- Diane, Mt. Horeb

Our highly qualified team of medical professionals come from a variety of disciplines, and will work with you to help you reach your weight loss goals.

See the profiles below to learn more about Dean's Comprehensive Weight Management Program team.

Franklin Bendewald, MD

Dr. Bendewald is a board-certified general surgeon who joined Dean in 2010. He received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota and completed his residency at Mayo Clinic.

Scott A. Bohon, MD

Dr. Bohon is a board-certified psychiatrist who joined Dean in 1990. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago and completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh.

Janice Cain, PhD

Dr. Cain is a psychologist who joined Dean in 1998. She received her PhD from Washington State University, and completed a residency in Medical Psychology at Oregon Health Science University in Portland.

Janet Droessler, MD

Dr. Droessler is a board-certified family physician and registered dietitian who joined Dean in 2001. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at UW-Madison. Her clinical practice includes medical bariatrics.

Paul Greblo, PhD

Dr. Greblo is a psychologist who joined Dean in 1998. He earned his PhD from Ohio State University.

 Amanda Hellman, RD, CD, CSG

Amanda Hellman is a registered dietitan who has practiced at Dean Clinic since 2010. She received her degree from Iowa State University, and enjoys assisting patients with weight concerns and eating disorders.

Chad Hermsdorf, PA-C

Chad Hermsdorf is a physicians' assistant who has practiced at Dean Clinic since 2005. He received his degree from Minnesota State University, and assists in surgical care.

Paul Huepenbecker, MD, FACS

Dr. Huepenbecker is a board-certified general and laparoscopic surgeon who joined Dean in 1988. Dr. Huepenbecker received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgery and a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons. Dr. Huepenbecker's clinic practice is at Dean Clinic - West.

Susan Isensee, MD

Dr. Isensee is a board-certified family practice physician who joined Dean in 1986. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and completed her family practice residency at UW-Madison. She is a clinic instructor at the UW School of Medicine and a member of several medical associations. Her Dean Clinic - West practice includes medical bariatrics.

David Murdy, MD

Dr. Murdy is a board-certified internal medicine physician who joined Dean in 1994. He received his medical degree from Brown University, Providence, RI and completed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI. Dr. Murdy's practice is located at Dean Clinic - Janesville East.

Richard Schramm, MD

Dr. Schramm is a board-certified psychiatrist who joined Dean in 1990. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He completed his internship in psychiatry at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, and his psychiatry residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT. Dr. Schramm practices general psychiatry at Dean Clinic - West.

Toni M. Sterry, RD, CD

Toni is a dietitian who joined Dean in 2008. Her medical interests include child and adult weight management.

Cynthia Stenavich, RD

Cynthia is a dietitian who joined Dean in 2009. Her medical interests include nutrition for adults and children. She enjoys providing information and support to help people modify food choices and lifestyle to improve health.

Amy Stepp, RD

Amy is a dietitian who joined Dean Clinic in 2011. Her medical interests include health and weight management for adults and children.

William R. Stewart, PhD

Dr. Stewart is a board-certified psychologist who has practiced with Dean since 1991. He received his PhD from Pennsylvania State University, and completed a fellowship in pain psychology at University of Virginia School of Medicine.