The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by the New Ulm Medical Center to welcome three of its newest providers, Dr. Bradley Burger, Cy Marie Schwiess, N.P. and Elizabeth T. Ongjoco, P.A.
Dr. Bradley Burger is a Board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) Physician, and is now part of the New Ulm Medical Center team. He earned his medical degree at the West Virginia School Of Osteopathist Medicine, West Virginia, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota, and has practiced medicine in Montana and Nevada. From a small town in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Dr Burger feels at home here in the rural setting of New Ulm. He loves being closer to family, and is married to fellow OB/GYN physician, Abbey Burger. Dr Burger’s hobbies include restoring classic automobiles, reading, outdoor activities, and exercising.
Cy Marie Schweiss, N.P, Elizabeth Ongjoco, PA, are both joining the orthopedic department at NUMC. Schweiss, a familiar face to many, grew up in Fairfax, Minnesota, and has relied on New Ulm Medical Center for her own family care. Schweiss earned her doctorate of nursing at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and has completed all of her clinical rotations right here at New Ulm Medical Center. Schweiss has worked in group homes, long-term care, school nursing, and Med-Surg/OB/ER/surgical nursing; and currently serves on two international research teams that are researching different ways in which COVID-19 affected individuals and their families in long-term care facilities. Cy touts her amazing husband and four wonderful children for support as she navigated through her challenging career.
Elizabeth Ongjoco completed her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota in December of 2021, and also has a bachelor’s degree in biology and an associate’s degree in radiation therapy. Ongjoco served as the College of St. Scholastica Student Academy Representative to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), and completed the Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety, offered by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Ongjoco also has eight years’ experience as a radiation therapist in Minneapolis, delivering high-energy radiation treatment to oncology patients. Ongjoco loves educating patients about their condition and how certain courses of treatment work so they can make the best decision for their health and understand why. Ongjoco’s hobbies include hiking, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, road trips, national parks, and traveling abroad. Please welcome Cy Marie Schweiss, N.P, and Elizabeth Ongjoco, PA, as they begin another chapter in their medical journey.