OrthoNebraska to Grow Spine, Joint Replacement Programs

OrthoNebraska is excited to welcome two new physicians to our team! We believe in providing unparalleled access to highly-personalized, comprehensive care. The addition of these physicians will further strengthen our ability to provide comprehensive spine care and introduce a new technique in custom joint replacement. Dr. Sayfe Jassim specializes in hip, knee, sports medicine and total […]

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Orthopaedic Nurse Certification

Like physicians, nurses have the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of healthcare. This is accomplished by obtaining certification, which promotes safety, excellence in nursing, and demonstrates the knowledge and proficiency of a nurse in a certain specialty. In many cases, certification provides a nurse with the expertise to care for patients with many […]

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Drs. Bonness and Ebel Join OrthoNebraska

OrthoNebraska’s newest doctors will further strengthen our commitment to provide the community with accessible, high quality and cost-effective orthopaedic care. Dr. Jeffrey Ebel is a primary care sports medicine physician with expertise in non-operative management of orthopaedic injuries and concussions. It is the first time a primary care physician has joined the OrthoNebraska team. Dr. Eric Bonness […]

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Hydration 101

It’s that time of year where the mercury rarely dips lower than 70 degrees and relief from the heat and humidity is rare, even in the evening hours. It’s summer in Nebraska. While it’s tempting to just stay indoors and enjoy the A/C, the summer time is about being outdoors. Whether you’re participating in a […]

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Area Hospital Combats Opioid Crisis and ‘Freezes Knee Pain’

Omaha, Neb. – With opioid dependency on the rise, an exciting new treatment to knee pain has the medical community very optimistic. The treatment, known as iovera, uses the body’s natural response to cold to treat knee pain and turn off pain receptors at the site. Using a needle cooled with nitrous oxide, commonly referred […]

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Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital and OrthoWest to serve patients as OrthoNebraska

Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital and OrthoWest announced on May 12, 2017 that they will be serving patients as OrthoNebraska. OrthoWest is the largest orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice in the state, boasting more than 25 orthopaedic surgeons, three rheumatologists, a neurosurgeon, and a physiatrist. OrthoWest’s history includes NebOrtho and dates back to the 1930s. It’s an evolution […]

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Fremont Health and OrthoNebraska Expand Partnership

Fremont Health announces an expanded partnership with OrthoNebraska, widely regarded as the premier orthopaedic group in the region. According to Brett Richmond, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Fremont Health, the partnership will allow Fremont Health to expand orthopaedic services available to patients in the Fremont area and will include additional orthopaedic sub-specialties. […]

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Hospital Earns Highest Overall Rating from Medicare

OrthoNebraska is proud to announce the achievement of a 5-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Out of 3,662 hospitals nationwide to be rated, less than three percent (102 total) hospitals received the 5-Star Overall Rating. This news comes shortly after OrthoNebraska was also named one of the Best Hospitals in […]

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Hospital Appoints Scheppers as Chief Executive Officer

OrthoNebraska Hospital (at the time, Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital) is pleased to announce the appointment of Levi J. Scheppers as its new chief executive officer. Levi comes to OrthoNebraska from Nebraska Medicine, where he most recently served as Chief Administrative Officer. In that role, Levi was responsible for developing the $400 million financial plan for the […]

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