Welcoming Dr. Compton Kurtz

Join us in welcoming Compton Kurtz, MD, to our faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Dr. Kurtz will be joining the UW Health Comprehensive Weight Management Program as a Medical Bariatrician, and joins the faculty on January 1, 2020. Dr. Kurtz was previously at Meriter-Unity Point Health, where he enjoyed a long career as a Family Medicine Physician, including becoming Board Certified in Obesity Medicine.

Dr. Kurtz will see patients seeking weight management care at The American Center beginning in February 2020. His practice will include a number of interventions for weight management, as well as working with the bariatric surgery team in preoperative evaluation and postoperative care.