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Dana Henkel, MD

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Dana Henkel, MD

General Surgery Resident


  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2012
  • MS, Physician Assistant Studies, Western Michigan University, 2001
  • BS, Biomedical Science, Western Michigan University, 1998

Dr. Dana Henkel is currently a third-year categorical resident. Originally from Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Dana graduated Suma Cum Laude from Western Michigan University after being recruited for the Division I gymnastics team. She then went on to pursue her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Dana moved to Madison, Wisconsin, in 2002 where she worked as a General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Physician Assistant for six years. Wanting to further her education in surgery, she completed the MD program at the University of Wisconsin in 2012 and will complete her general surgery residency in 2017.

In her free time, Dana enjoys taking advantage of Madison’s Big Ten sports, music scene and restaurants. She is an avid gardener and loves to travel with her husband, Doug, when time allows. Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System