Visiting Specialty Providers

In rural Nebraska access to care close to home is important to ensuring better healthcare outcomes in the community. The York General Specialty Clinic hosts more than 40 specialty physicians and mid-level practitioners who provide highly-specialized services in the following areas. Click on any of the below specialties to view the visiting providers who see patients in York.

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Allergy

Michael Sullivan III, MDMichael Sullivan III, MD

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates

Dr. Michael Sullivan received his medical degree from Creighton University College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center in Ft. Lewis, WA. Dr. Sullivan completed his Allergy/Immunology Service fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Audiology

Sandra Miller, AuDSandra Miller, Audiology

Complete Hearing

Dr. Miller received a Masters of Science degree in Audiology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and a Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. Dr. Miller is certified by the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association and is a fellow of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology.

 

 


Macy Schott, MDMacy Schott, MD

Complete Hearing

Macy Schott recently completed her Doctor of Audiology degree from UNL. A doctor of audiology is licensed to treat hearing issues, dispense and fit hearing devices, and assist patients in improving their hearing health.  Dr. Schott has been a part of the Complete Hearing Team since 2015.  She was drawn to Audiology because she knows the value of communication on our everyday relationships.  She wanted to be able to help patients communicate successfully and enjoy their family and loved ones.

 


Blake Studley, MDBlake Studley, MD

Audiology & Hearing Center

Blake Studley completed his Master of Science in Audiology at Central Missouri State University in 2003. He went on to completed his Doctorate degree in Audiology at the University of Florida in 2007.

Studley is board certified through the American Academy of Audiology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and a member of the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Cardiology

Kaliprasad Ayala, MD

Kaliprasad Ayala, MD

Nebraska Heart Institute

Dr. Ayala received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the K.M. School of Post-Graduate Medicine & Research in Ahmedabad, India. He served his internship and completed a residency and a chief residency in Internal Medicine, as well as a fellowship in Cardiology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Ayala is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease.

 


Timothy Gardner, MDTimothy Gardner, MD

Bryan Heart

Dr. Timothy Gardner is a Cardiologist with Bryan Heart.  He specializes in interventional cardiology, venous disease & peripheral arterial disease. Gardner attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed his internal medicine residency and a cardiovascular fellowship including interventional cardiology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

 


Anuj Jain, MDAnuj Jain, MD

Nebraska Heart Institute

Dr. Jain received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi, India. He completed residencies in Internal Medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi, India, New York Medical College and Lincoln Medical Center in New York, New York. Dr. Jain’s postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiology was completed at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Jain is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Internal Medicine Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology.

 


Clyde Meckel, MD

Clyde Meckel, MD

Bryan Heart

Dr. Meckel received his Medical Doctorate degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in cardiology at Brigham and Women’s School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Meckel is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board Internal Medicine Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

 


Keith Miller, MDKeith Miller, MD

Bryan Heart

Dr. Miller is a native of Omaha, Nebraska. He attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he completed his undergraduate studies. He went on to earn his medical degree and his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. and completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals.  Dr. Miller joined the BryanLGH Heart Institute in July 2003.

 


Douglas Netz, MDDouglas Netz, MD

Nebraska Heart Institute

Dr. Netz received his medical degree from the Universtiy of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.  He also completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medicine.  Netz is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in its subspecialty board of Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Netz provides comprehensive cardiology services including preventative, diagnostic, medical and interventional therapies.

 


John Steuter, MDJohn Steuter, MD

Bryan Heart

John Steuter, MD, is a cardiologist at Bryan Heart. Steuter is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine and joined Bryan Heart in 2015 after completing his residency and fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine.

 

 


Ryan Whitney, MD

Ryan Whitney, MD

Bryan Heart

Dr. Whitney received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. His fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology were completed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Whitney is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Internal Medicine Subspecialty Boards of Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology.

 

Dermatology

Geoffrey Basler, MD

Geoffrey Basler, MD

Complete Family Dermatology

Basler earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1996.  He completed a year-long transitional year internship in Dermatopathology at Emory University in 1997, followed by a three-year residency in dermatology, dermatopathology, and Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Basler underwent advanced training in melanoma and cutaneous oncology at the University of California-San Francisco and Stanford University from July to November 1999.

He achieved certification by the American Board of Dermatology in 2000 and was re-certified in 2009.  He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgery, and American Society of Mohs Surgery.

 


Brent Behrens, PA-CBrent Behrens, PA-C

Complete Family Dermatology

PA Behrens earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before completing a degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Union College in Lincoln, NE.  He is a member of the American Association of Physicians Assistants and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants; and has worked with Dr. Basler since 2002.

 

 


Brian Herbin, PA

Complete Family Dermatology

Ear, Nose and Throat

John Pflug, MDDr. John Pflug

Pflug ENT 

Dr. John Pflug received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska in 1989. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Kansas in Wichita, Kansas. His ear, nose, and throat residency was completed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Pflug is board certified in Otolaryngology by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology.

 

Electrophysiology

Mary Baxter, APRNMary Baxter, APRN

Nebraska Heart Institute

Mary Baxter received her diploma in nursing from Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines, Iowa and her bachelors in nursing at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. She then received her masters in nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha, Nebraska. She has practiced with the Nebraska Heart Institute since 2001 and currently works with electrophysiologists, in Lincoln, who specialize in pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as those patients with irregular heart rhythms.

 


Jeff Dynek, PA-CJeff Dynek, PA-C

Nebraska Heart Institute

Jeff Dynek is a native of Bellevue, Nebraska. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Nebraska Omaha. He then received his master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2003. He has specialized in Cardiology his entire professional PA career, however, has sub-specialized in Electrophysiology since 2005.

He works directly with patients with Pacemakers, Defibrillators, and heart rhythm abnormalities within the Lincoln offices. He is nationally certified by the AAPA and maintains his certification in both Basic and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.

 


Virg Unverfeth, APRNVirg Unverferth, APRN

Nebraska Heart Institute

Virg Unverferth received her bachelors in nursing at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska. She then received her masters in nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha, Nebraska, where she later obtained her post master’s certificate for APRN. She has practiced with the Nebraska Heart Institute Lincoln campus since 1993 and is certified as an acute care nurse practitioner.

Interventional Radiology

Kyle Pfeifer, MDKyle Pfeifer, MD

Advanced Radiology

Dr. Pfeifer is a fellowship trained Interventional Radiologist who specializes in minimally invasive image guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. He received his undergraduate degree from Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD, in 2004 and earned a medical degree in 2008 from the University of Minnesota Medical School.

He completed an internship at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, in 2009, a radiology residency at Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, in 2013 and a fellowship in interventional radiology at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Pfeifer is certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Nephrology

Matthew Glathar, MD

Matthew Glathar, MD

Lincoln Nephrology and Hypertension, PC

Dr. Glathar received his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospital, in Chicago, Illinois, and an internal medicine, nephrology fellowship at the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Glathar is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology and Internal Medicine.

 


Leslie Allen Spry, MD

Leslie Allen Spry, MD

Lincoln Nephrology and Hypertension, PC

Dr. Spry received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his internship and an Internal Medicine residency at University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska, and fellowships at the Washington University Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Barnes Hospital and Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Spry serves as the Medical Director of the York General Dialysis Services.

 

Nerve Conduction

Adam Kafka, MDDr. Kafka

Madonna Rehabilitation

Dr. Adam Kafka received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center/College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin. Kafka is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Neurology

James Bobenhouse, MDJames Bobenhouse, MD

Neurology Associates, P.C.

Dr. Bobenhouse completed his undergraduate work at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. He completed his Internal Medicine and Neurology residency at Creighton University.

Dr. Bobenhouse is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and carries a Subspecialty Certification in Vascular Neurology. His professional memberships include the Nebraska Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology and the Nebraska Academy of Neurologists and Neurosurgeons.

 


 

Matthew Kniss, MDMatthew Kniss, MD

Neurology Associates, P.C.

Dr. Kniss completed his undergraduate work at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, and received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. Kniss is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His professional memberships include the Nebraska Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, and the Nebraska Medical Association.

 

 

Neurosurgery

Benjamin Bixenmann, MDBenjamin Bixenmann, MD

Nebraska Neurosurgery Group

Dr. Bixenmann specializes in surgery of the spine, brain, and peripheral nerves at the Nebraska Neurosurgery Group, LLC.

Dr. Bixenmann grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and graduated from Pius X High School in 2001. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree from Hillsdale College in 2005 graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Dr. Bixenmann received his Doctorate of Medicine, with High Distinction, in 2009 at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, NE. He completed a neurological surgery residency at the Mayfield Clinic and University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 2015.

 


Steven Gogela, MDSteven Gogela, MD

Neurological and Spinal Surgery, LLC

Dr. Steve Gogela travels to York from Neurological and Spinal Surgery in Lincoln. He specializes in surgery of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Dr. Gogela graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO. He went on to receive his Doctor of Medicine with High Distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine (UNMC) in Omaha, NE.

Gogela received his residency training with the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. Throughout his education, Dr. Gogela has held various offices, received numerous academic honors and scholarships and contributed to a number of medical journals and publications. He is board eligible in neurological surgery and is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Ohio State Neurosurgical Society (OHSNS).

 


 

Corlan Vonderschmidt, PA-CCorlan Vonderschmidt

Neurological and Spinal Surgery, LLC

Vonderschmidt received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis on Pre-Professional Health Studies from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in August 2007. In 2013, he received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants.

Obstetrics/Gynecology

Tyler Adam, MDTyler Adam, MD

Obstetricians & Gynecologists, PC

Dr. Adam received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He served his OB/GYN residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Following completion of his residency training he returned to Hastings. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Oncology

M. Sitki Copur, MDM. Sitki Copur, MD

CHI/St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center

Dr. Copur is a medical oncologist for CHI Health System, St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island, and will be traveling to the York Specialty Clinic the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. Dr. Copur is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He attended Medical School at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey and completed his residency at Chicago Medical School (Chicago, Illinois). Copur’s fellowship was completed at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

 


Steven G. Dunder, MDSteven G. Dunder, MD

Southeast Nebraska Hematology & Oncology Consultants

Dr. Dunder attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln for his undergraduate degree and received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center and his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Medical Center of South Carolina. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology.

 

 


Dron Gauchan, MDDr. Gauchan

CHI/St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center


Dr. Gauchan is a medical oncologist who earned his medical degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University, School of Medicine in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. He completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, where he was a Chief Fellow. Dr. Gauchan also conducted a multitude of research projects and presentations while at Seton Hall.

 

 


Steven G. Dunder, MD

Nathan Green, MD

Southeast Nebraska Hematology & Oncology Consultants

Dr. Green received his medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas and completed a Medical Oncology fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Green is certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Oncology/Gynecology

Steven Remmenga, MDSteven Remmenga, MD

UNMC-OB/GYN

Dr. Remmenga received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed an internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, and a residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California. He completed a fellowship at Uniformed Services University Health Sciences. Dr. Remmenga is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in General Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology.

 


Kerry Rodabaugh, MDKerry Rodabaugh, MD

UNMC-OB/GYN

Dr. Rodabaugh received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. She completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. Dr. Rodabaugh is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in General Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology.

Ophthalmology

Vince Sutton, MDVince Sutton, MD

Laser Vision Correction and Cataract Surgery

Dr. Vince Sutton, a Lincoln native, is board certified and specializes in Laser Vision Correction and Cataract Surgery. He received his medical degree and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Sutton performs surgery at York General Hospital, in York, Nebraska.

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Nebraska Medical Association and Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Orthopaedics

Scott Bigelow, MD

Scott Bigelow, MD

Lincoln Orthopaedic Center

Dr. Bigelow received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Oklahoma, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. Dr. Bigelow is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

 

 


Douglas Koch, MDDouglas Koch, MD

Lincoln Orthopaedic Center

Dr. Douglas A. Koch joined Lincoln Orthopaedic Center, P.C. in August 2005. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Koch is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders and SCG Orthopaedic Clinic.

 

 


Chad Springer, PA-CChad Springer, PA

Lincoln Orthopaedic Center

Physician Assistant Springer received his Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Physician Assistant Springer is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants.

 

 

 


Sam Dostal, PA-CSam Dostal, PA-C

Lincoln Orthopaedic Center

Sam Dostal joined Lincoln Orthopaedic Center, P.C. in August 2005 and practices in the clinical and surgical settings. He is a native of Scribner, Nebraska. Sam is a 2005 graduate of Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he received his Master’s Degree in the Physician Assistant Program. Sam is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Pain Management

Liane Donovan, MD

Liane Donovan, MD

MD Pain

Dr. Donovan received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. She completed her internal medicine internship at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri, and her residency in anesthesiology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. Donovan is board certified in pain medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine and board certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

 


John R. Massey, MD

John R. Massey, MD

MD Pain

Dr. Massey received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his general surgery internship at Des Moines Veterans Administration Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, and anesthesiology residency at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Massey is board certified in pain medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine and board certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

 


Daniel Wik, MDDaniel Wik, MD

My Pain Doctor

Dr. Massey received his medical degree from the St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada. He completed his internship at St. Mary – Corwin Medical Center and his residency at the University of Wisconsin.

Plastic Surgery

Gustavo Machado, MDGustavo Machado, MD

Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery

Dr. Machado received his medical degree from the Universidad Adventista del Plata in Entre Rios, Argentina. In 2010 he completed an integrated residency in plastic and reconstructive Surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California, and a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at the University of California at Irvine in 2011. Dr. Machado has been with Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery since February of 2012.

Podiatry

Brandon Borer, MDBrandon Borer, MD

Columbus Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic

A native of Petersburg, Nebraska, Dr. Borer completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. After graduating from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio, Dr. Borer completed his Podiatric Residency at Community Westview Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana where he was honored as Chief Resident in July 2013.

His residency focused on techniques in trauma, reconstructive surgery and sports medicine involving the foot and ankle. Dr. Borer also received additional certification in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery while in his residency.

His professional affiliations include the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and he is also certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Psychology

Trish Jobman, APRNTrish Jobman, APRN

Genesis Psychiatry Group

Jobman is a Board Certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who performs diagnostic evaluations and provides medication management. Trish earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Union College, her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and also a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Nebraska.

Jobman treats individuals ages 6 and up for depression, severe and persistent mental illness, substance use/addiction, attention/concentration issues, stress or anxiety, mood swings, and sleep disturbances.

 


Lori Smith, APRNLori Smith, APRN

Meaningful Psychiatric Services

Lori Smith is a board-certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Lori enjoys working with patients of all ages and providing diagnostic evaluation and medication management.

Lori is experienced in working with patients who have ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, impulse control disorders and more. She has many years of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Pulmonology/Palliative Care

Lisa Mansur, MD, FCCPLisa Mansur, MD, FCCP

Lisa I. Mansur, MD, P.C.

Dr. Mansur received her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. She completed a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Mansur is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Critical Medicine, and Sleep Disorders by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Spine Surgery

Robert Vande Gutche, MDDr. Robert Vande Guchte

Lincoln Orthopaedic Center

Dr. Vande Gutche received his medical degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He completed his Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Alberta and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Calgary Sports Medicine Center. He also completed a second fellowship in Spine Surgery at the University of British Columbia Spine Trauma and Disease Center. Dr. Vande Gutche serves as Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Lincoln Stars Hockey team and the Lincoln Saltdogs Baseball team.

 


Mike Kowalke, PA-CMike Kowalke, PA-C

Lincoln Orthopaedic Center

Mike Kowalke, PA-C is a Lincoln, NE native, and graduated in 2003 from the  University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Biological Sciences.  He then moved to Las Vegas, NV to work as a forensic Pathologist Assistant. In 2007, Mike received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Southern California University and concurrently acquired Certification as a Strength and Condition Specialist. He migrated back to the Midwest and practiced for 4 years as a sports medicine chiropractor in the Lincoln. Mike received his Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Union College in Lincoln, NE.

Mike is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Chiropractic Association, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  He is board certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

 

 

Urology

Andrew Lepinski, MDAndrew-Lepinski

Urology, PC

Dr. Lepinski received his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed a residency in Urology at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. Dr. Lepinski is board certified by the American Board of Urology.

 

 


Heidi Solano, PA-CHeidi Solano, PA-C

Urology, PC

Physician Assistant Heidi Solano completed her Bachelor’s of Science Physician Assistant Studies at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Heidi has been practicing at Urology, P.C. since 2017.

 

 

Vascular Surgery

Matthew Johnson, MD

Matthew Johnson, MD

Bryan Heart

Matthew Johnson, MD, graduated in 2002 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, where is also completed an internal medicine residency and was the chief cardiology fellow. This Alma, Nebr., native earned a bachelor’s in biology at Doane College, Crete. Before joining BHI, Dr. Johnson was the medical director of respiratory therapy at Great Plains Regional Medical Center, North Platte. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

 


Steve Tyndall, MDSteve Tyndall, MD

Nebraska Heart Institute

Dr. Tyndall received his medical degree and completed a General Surgery internship and residency at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He served as General Vascular Surgery Registrar at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary in Lancaster, England, and completed a Vascular Surgery fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Tyndall is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and its Subspecialty, Board of Vascular Surgery.

 

 


Alli Koester, PA-CAlli Koester, PA-C

Nebraska Heart Institute

Alli is a Nebraska native who grew up in Kearney. She graduated with the highest distinction from the University of the Nebraska Medical Center with a Bachelor of Radiation Sciences. She received her Master in Physician Assistant from Wichita State University in Wichita Kansas. Alli joined the Vascular Surgery team at Nebraska Heart in 2016.

 

 


Timothy Yrastorza, PA-CTim Yrastorza, PA-C

Lincoln Surgical Group

Physician Assistant Yrastorza earned a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Wound Care

Daniel Growney, MDDaniel Growney, MD

York Surgical Associates

Dr. Growney is a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha.  He completed his residency in general surgery at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan.  He is certified in general surgery, with additional interest in vascular, thoracic, laser, laparoscopic, and wound care.  He moved his practice from Atchison, Kansas, to York in March 1993.

 

 


David Voigt, MDDavid Voigt, MD

Lincoln Surgical Group

Dr. Voigt received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio. He completed an internship and residency at the Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, California, and a residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Voigt is certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

 

 


Ye Ye, MDYe Ye, MD

York Surgical Associates

Dr. Ye’s background includes an Otolaryngology practice in Beijing, China, and work as a research associate at Dow Neurological Sciences Institute in Oregon.  He held a faculty position in Surgery and Otolaryngology at the Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a General Surgery residency at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

 


Roy Maurer, PA

Wound Care Clinic

Physician Assistant Roy Maurer received a Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies Degree in 2002 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He is affiliated with Dr. Voigt at the Saint Elizabeth Wound Care Clinic in Lincoln.