General Surgery Staff

York Surgical Associates, a General Surgeon practice located on the second floor of the York General Medical Office Building, provides surgical services at York General Hospital. Dr. Ye and Heidi Combs PA-C perform diagnostic and elective procedures at York General Hospital and neighboring facilities and assist in the York General Emergency Department when needed.

Hastings General Surgery, a General Surgeon practice located in Hastings, Nebraska provides surgical services at York General Hospital. Dr. Schroeder is a board certified general surgeon and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Jared Dietze is a member of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Schroeder and Dr. Dietze provide a variety of general surgery procedures including: diseases of the gallbladder, breast, skin, lymph nodes, skin cancer, wound care, hemorrhoids, small and large bowel. They perform a variety of laparoscopic procedures, hernia surgeries, remove skin masses, and preform colonoscopies and upper endoscopies. They also are the only general surgeons outside of Omaha that are involved in training surgery residents. Visit the providers’ website for more information on the services they provide at www.calebschroedermd.com.

Caleb Schroeder, MD

Dr. Schroeder is a board certified general surgeon and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He grew up in the Blue Hill area. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Doane College in Crete, and his Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 2010. He completed his general surgery residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Schroeder was one of two general surgeons in North America to be awarded with the Oweida Scholarship in 2022, which is given by the American College of Surgeons as a recognition of their work in a rural setting. Dr. Schroeder has a special interested in medical education and is a strong advocate of recruitment for rural medicine.

Jared Dietze, MD

Dr. Jared Dietze is a member of the American College of Surgeons and is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. He graduated from Hastings High School, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Nebraska Lincoln and his Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 2017. He completed his general surgery residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2022.

Kristi Kohl, MD

Dr. Kohl is a native of Oshkosh, NE.

Dr. Kohl received her biology degree from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, minoring in chemistry and sociology.

She was accepted into the Primary Care Program while there and did an intense sub intern year, followed by the Rural Training Track family practice program in Scottsbluff, NE, which gave her excellent experience with trauma and obstetrics. She then went onto the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Practiced in Ogallala, NE for Banner Health from 2004 to 2009 and then moved to Grant, NE to work for Perkins County Health starting in 2009.

She began practicing at York Medical Clinic in 2022.

​In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs, grown sons, and grandkids. She loves playing volleyball, running, reading, writing, singing, and spending time with nature.

Ye Ye, MD

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 his General Surgery residency at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined Dr. Growney at York Surgical Associates in York, Nebraska, on July 1, 2008. Dr. Ye practices at York General Hospital and neighboring facilities.