Melanie began her schooling at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI. She graduated with Honors with an Associate of Science in Nursing in 1992. She immediately began working as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting, spending 10 years in the critical care unit and seven years in the emergency department. During this time, Melanie continued her studies at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI and graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science: Nursing. She then took on the role of Trauma Coordinator while attending graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
She values her patients input and involvement, embraces a mind-body approach to medical care and cares for her patients as if they were family.
Mrs. Butak lives in Chippewa Falls with her husband and two sons. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching her sons play football, boating, and cooking. In her spare time, she also is a Concussion Awareness Instructor for various area high school and sport leagues.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 715.839.9280 or 800.972.6569.