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About Kara Brochtrup, APNP

Ms. Brochtrup joined Dr. Derksen and Valley Orthopedic Clinic in 2016 and treats patients in Appleton and Waupaca. As an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber, Ms. Brochtrup treats patients with general podiatric concerns, assists with surgery, and provides pre-operative and post-operative care for surgery patients. In her free time, she enjoys an active lifestyle with her husband and three children.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Master of Science in Nursing from Marian University

We’ve assembled an elite team of orthopedic providers. And they’re all here for you.

Every one of our physicians is highly-trained to diagnose and treat just about any orthopedic issue. We’ve brought together partners and support staff that ensure we’ve got every aspect of muscle, bone, and joint care covered. And we’ll be with you the whole way, from diagnosis, to treatment, and throughout recovery.