These are the credentials specific to his expertise in surgery and pilonidal surgery.
1971-1972: Bachelor of Science in Medicine: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.
1973-1976: Doctor of Medicine: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.
1977-1981: General Surgery Residency: Northwestern University, Department of Surgery, Chicago, IL.
1980-1981: American Cancer Society Clinical Surgical Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL.
1982-present: Senior Partner, Evergreen Surgical, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
1983-present: Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
1985-present: Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
2010-present: Chairman, Sacred Heart Hospital Performance Improvement Committee.
2014: Publication, Treatment of Pilonidal Disease Using the Bascom “Cleft Lift” Procedure was published as a brief report in the online portion of peer reviewed journal, The American Surgeon.
2016: Sacred Heart Hospital’s “Physician of the Year”.
2017: Presentation of “The Bascom Cleft Lift for Perianal Pilonidal Disease” to the International Pilonidal Society, Berlin, Germany.
2018-present: Executive Councilor of the International Pilonidal Society.
2018: Online video of “The Bascom Cleft Lift for Perianal Pilonidal Disease” presented by the European Society of Coloproctology.
2018: Co-Author – Wysocki AP, Andersson RE, Gips M, Girgin M, Guner A, Immerman S, Kanat BH, Kayaalp C, Milone M, Petersen S, Senapati A, Tezel E, Doll D. Towards a classification for sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease – Berlin 2017. Pilonidal Sinus Journal 2018; 4(1):5-12.
2019: Presentation of “The Bascom Cleft Lift for Complex Pilonidal Disease”, and “Care of the Long Distance Pilonidal Patient”, to the International Pilonidal Society, Vienna, Austria, September 2019.
2021: Publication, Immerman S C (February 01, 2021) The Bascom Cleft Lift as a Solution for
All Presentations of Pilonidal Disease . Cureus 13(2): e13053.
2021: Presentation, “The cleft-lift as the ‘gold standard’ for treatment of pilonidal disease “. Webinar of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery; June 28th.
2021: Publication, Immerman S C (September 03, 2021) Patient Satisfaction After the Cleft-Lift Procedure. Cureus 13(9): e17686. doi:10.7759/cureus.17686