La Crosse Office

Located within the
Breidenbach Wellness Center
1526 Rose Street
La Crosse, WI 54603
Phone: 608-781-9880
Fax: 608-783-5426

Onalaska Office

Located within
Breidenbach Chiropractic
N5560 CTH ZM
Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone: 608-779-5323
Fax: 608-467-1881

Viroqua Office

Neighborhood Family Clinics
1316 Bad Axe Ct, Suite B
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: 608-518-3745
FAX: 608-433-0554

Sparta Office

Neighborhood Family Clinics
128 S Water St, Suite B
Sparta, WI 54656
Phone: 608-351-2820
FAX: 608-790-9651

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About Paula Havisto, PA-C

Paula Havisto, MS, PA-C, graduated from the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health Physician Assistant program in 2004. She is a Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine PA and takes care of patients of all ages and health conditions.

Prior to coming to the La Crosse area, she worked as a rural health PA at critical access hospitals in emergency medicine and on Native American reservations in northern Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula Michigan. She received a Master’s degree in 2013 with a focus on population health and indigenous health. Prior to PA school, Paula worked as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for 20 years in a variety of public health programs.

She enjoys watercolor painting and artistic endeavors, hiking and eating interesting food.

What is a Physicians Assistant?

Physician Assistants (PAs) are licensed health care providers who are qualified by academic and clinical training to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician. Modeled on physician training, PAs undergo intensive education in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and medical/surgical specialties.

PAs provide comprehensive medical care including:

  • Diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions
  • Prescribing medications
  • Conducting health histories and physical examinations
  • Ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests
  • Performing procedures and treatments
  • Managing patients in clinics, hospitals and rural areas.

PAs practice in all specialties, write more than 330 million prescriptions and see more than 257 million patients each year.