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. Growney, 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. Visit the providers’ website for more information on the services they provide at

Daniel Growney, MD

Dr. Growney received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1985 from Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and completed a General Surgery residency with Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, in 1990. Dr. Growney began his General Surgery practice in Kansas, and relocated to York, Nebraska, in 1993. He is certified as a general surgeon by the American Board of Surgery. In addition to the surgery practice at York General Hospital he performs surgical procedures at neighboring hospitals and various minor procedures in his clinic. He also serves as the Medical Director for the York Fire and Rescue Services. His professional memberships include The American College of Surgeons and American Association of Gynecologic Laparascopists.

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.

Heidi Combs, PA-C

Heidi Combs, PA-C joined Dr. Growney’s staff in January of 2001. Heidi grew up in Exeter and graduated from Exeter High School in 1993. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center Physician Assistant program in December 2000.