Our Medical Staff

Romulo V. Kabatay, M.D.

Joined AAHS: October of 1979
Undergraduate: Accounting: De La Salle College, BS Pre-Med: University of Santo Tomas
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas
Internship: Medical Center Manila
Residency: National Rural Health Service, Batangas Refional Hospital, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology: Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
Certifications & Licensure: Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1996; Medicine and Surgery License Minnesota 1979 to present; Medicine and Surgery License Illinois 1975 – 1980; Medicine and Surgery License Michigan 1976 – 1978
Professional Associations & Activities: Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Medical Directors Association
Biography/Personal Interests: Married to Wilma for 40 years. We have 4 children: Rhodessa, a pediatrician in Friedley, married to Ian Burt, and they have Liam and Nora; Rosanna, an adolescent psychiatric nurse at the U of M; Raphael, who has Down Syndrome and stays with us; and Roldan, an MRI tech in Sartell. I like dabbling in photography and videography.
Philosophy of Care: “I try to treat everyone, patients, friends and those with views different from mine, the way I would like to be treated, and that is with respect. I try to know the patients I see well, especially their values, and then work with them in deciding what among the potentially effective treatment modalities and approaches they would, as individuals, be most comfortable with, or accepting of.”


Utpal Chakravorty, M.D.

Joined AAHS: March of 2014
Education & Training: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Undergraduate: MBBS, India
Medical School: Gauhati University, India; MRCP, United Kingdom
Residency: University of North Dakota Family Practice
Certifications & Licensure: Board Certified in Family Medicine, MN
Professional Associations & Activities: Member of Royal College of Physicians, U.K., 1982; Member of British Medical Association, U.K., 1990; Member of Society of Occupational Physicians, U.K., 1990; Member of Association of Business and Accounting Computing, U.K., 1991; Member of Association of Family Physicians of America, 1993.
Biography/Personal Interests: I live in Appleton with my wife Mona who is also in family practice, she worked for the VA for many years and is now considering PRN work. Our daughter, Srin, is a psychologist who helps those with advanced HIV. I like to clean, cook, entertain and design landscaping. I try to live life to its fullest and not worry too much about the future.
Philosophy of Care: My goal is to improve health, encourage positive life, attitude and induce happiness.

Dr Bajwa

Swachetan Bajwa, M.D.

Joined AAHS: July of 2015
Education & Training: Family Medicine, Surgery, Forensic Science
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Government Medical College, Amritsar, India
Medical School: Master of Science in Forensic Science University of Central Oklahoma
Residency: University at Buffalo, NY and Chief Resident at Olean General Hospital
Certifications & Licensure: Board Certified in Family Medicine, MN
Philosophy of Care: It is all about investing time and effort in building a relationship with patients. My favorite part of my practice is the long term relationships you build with your patients. The whole idea behind settling down in Appleton is that I want to work, live and enjoy in the same community. This community has accepted me with so much love and this is my commitment to provide highest quality of care to my patients.

Ketura Isidor

Ketura Isidor, PA-C

Joined AAHS: January of 2016
Education & Training: Biology, Medical Assisting, Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate: Biology, Pre-Med with an emphasis on genetics research at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Medical School: Master of Physician Assistant studies at Butler University
Certifications & Licensure: DEA, DOT, ACLS, BLS, CALS
Professional Associations & Activities: AAPA, NCCPA, SCAPA
Biography/Personal Interests: Reading, singing, dancing, movies, board games
Volunteer: Organize and lead multiple mission trips to Haiti. On the board if the Israel Izidor Foundation (IIF) a not for profit organization
Philosophy of Care: “To provide my patients with a personable access to care, supported by evidence based medicine with the utmost respect and compassion.”