Dr. Wanek has been a practicing surgeon for 13 years with most of her time in the U.S. Army. She trained in the Northwest and considers this area her home. She believes in a multi-disciplinary approach to care. The more complex the issue, the more critical this is for both the patient and the family. She believes patient's family and friends are an essential part of the team. When not at work, she enjoys biking and spending time with her family.