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About Us

We are Nebraska Heart, sometimes referred to by our initials, “NHI,” Nebraska Heart Institute and “NHH,” Nebraska Heart Hospital. NHI originated with the desire of the founding physicians to develop both their own range of services as well as the ability to provide these services to communities throughout the region.

This vision holds true today, as NHI delivers leading-edge services to Nebraska and northern Kansas. Our network of offices and affiliated hospital-based clinics enables patients to receive timely care close to home. In addition, the Nebraska Heart Hospital, located in southeast Lincoln, has dramatically reshaped the way in which patients receive care.

Nebraska Heart continues to have the largest staff of experienced professionals in the area, including 20 cardiologists, 5 surgeons, 3 anesthesiologists, and more than 500 support staff. Alongside the physicians, is a dedicated team of advanced practice clinicians, nurses, technologists and staff; all committed to providing quality care and education to meet each patient’s needs during diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Physicians practice at the Medical Office Building on the Heart Hospital campus and Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln; Mary Lanning Hospital, Hastings; Saint Francis Medical Center, Grand Island; North Platte; Columbus, Nebraska; Good Samaritan Hospital, Keanery and more than 40 hospital-based clinics throughout Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas.

Nebraska Heart’s team-based approach assures that proper and informed decisions are made from diagnosis through treatment and rehabilitation. Additionally, Nebraska Heart prides itself on same day service. This means convenient appointments for patients and information to referring physicians quickly.

Nebraska Heart continues to deliver leading-edge services. Our past history includes:

  • First in Nebraska to provide angioplasty.
  • First heart transplant in Lincoln.
  • First off-pump bypass surgery.
  • First Nebraska biventricular implantation.
  • First drug-eluting stent.
  • First heart hospital in Nebraska.
  • More than 1,500 interventions annually.
  • More than 650 pacemakers and 400 ICDs implanted per year.
  • 900 open-heart procedures annually.

Nebraska Heart is proud to have the opportunity to serve you. Because we are committed to providing patients with the highest level of service, it is important that we communicate with you each step of the way. If you have any questions, please feel free to call any Nebraska Heart physician or contact us at any of the office numbers listed above.


To schedule an appointment, please contact the appropriate location below:

Lincoln (402) 435-2778
Columbus (402) 564-7756
Hastings (402) 461-5064
Grand Island (308) 381-8636
Kearney (308) 865-7271
North Platte (308) 532-5522

 

 

 

If you need immediate service, please call your healthcare provider directly. If this is a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. Our goal is to respond to emails within 24 hours of receipt on work days, and within 72 hours on holidays and weekends.