Mitch Winkler, MD

Jerry Winkler

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Dr. Winkler attended Hendrix College in Conway, where he received his B.A. in biology. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine, where he also completed his internship and residency. He completed his oncology fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is board certified in hematology, medical oncology, hospice and palliative medicine, and internal medicine.

Dr. Winkler resides in De Pere with his wife, Sara,
and their two children.

“I want patients to live as well as possible, as long as possible.”


  • Treatment of all cancer types, with an emphasis on blood cancers
  • Treatment of adult blood disorders
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) trial participant
  • Advanced symptom and side effect management
  • Collaborative, patient-centered care design
  • Compassionate, honest prognostication
  • End-of-life planning and care


  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR


  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, Little Rock, AR


  • Research: Mayo Clinic Division of Hematology, Rochester, MN
  • Clinical Hematology/Oncology: Mayo Clinic Divisions of Hematology and Oncology


  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine


  • Special interest in palliative care
  • Co-authored articles for various physician publications regarding blood cancers and treatments
  • Hobbies & Interests: Biking, movie making, poker, and history
  • Married, father of two children


Mitch has boundless energy and an unyielding approach to finding the most suitable solutions for each of his patients.
KEY TRAITS: Vivacious, receptive, lighthearted

  • Jerry's Blog Posts

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