The Team

Caleb Schroeder, MD, FACS

Dr. Schroeder is a board certified general surgeon and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He grew up in the Blue Hill area. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Doane College in Crete, and his Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 2010. He completed his general surgery residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Life Support, and is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 

Dr. Schroeder has a special interest in medical education and is a strong advocate of recruitment for rural medicine. He participates in medical education projects for students from grade school through college, as well as being the preceptor for the general surgery rotation for UNMC residents and physician assistant students. Dr. Schroeder has always strived to gain new insight and knowledge to better serve his patients. He believes that the process of learning new techniques affords him a wide range of expertise to push his practice to the forefront of the surgical arena. He has presented his research about patient comfort during colonoscopies at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He also acts as a reviewer for scientific journals.

Dr. Schroeder provides service for a variety of general surgery procedures. He performs surgery to address diseases of the gallbladder, breast, skin, lymph nodes, skin cancer, wound care, hemorrhoids, small and large bowel. He performs a variety of laparoscopies procedures, as well as colonoscopies and upper endoscopies.

He offers services at Mary Lanning Hospital, Hastings Surgical Center, Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior, and Fillmore County Hospital in Geneva. 

As a husband and father of two children, he is honored to provide surgical care for the community. He enjoys watching sports, the outdoors, and exercising.
Heidi Weidner, CNA

In 2000, Heidi graduated from Missouri Western State University with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. She has always had an interest in the medical field and enjoys touching the lives of others. She has been in the medical field for over 14 years. Heidi was born and raised in Hastings , NE. She enjoys spending family time with her husband, Austin, and 4 boys. When she is not attending her boys' sporting events she enjoys doing crafts, shopping and being outdoors.
Michaela Sutter, CNA

Michaela is a Nebraska native, growing up in Hastings. She has worked in the medical profression since 2015 in a primary care setting and labor and delivery, obtaining her CNA from Hastings CCC. Prior to that she practiced as an esthetician. Michaela takes pride in the personal relationships built with each patient, ensuring that they understand their surgical care.  She finds great enjoyment in camping and fishing with her husband, Lance and their 2 daughters.