Emergency Department

Southeast Corner at 144th and Center at the South end of the Oakview Medical Building

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The average time to see a board-certified physician is less than 20 minutes in our full-service emergency department. And our highly-trained, caring and compassionate staff is backed by the regions leading orthopaedic surgeons.

In an emergency, trust OrthoNebraska to provide the care you deserve.

OrthoNebraska's Emergency Room is located on the south end of the Oakview Medical Building, in Suite 150.

We're open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to handle any situation.

Waiting to be Treated

We make every attempt to keep your waiting time as short as possible. The wait for treatment varies upon patient volume and severity. If your condition changes while you are waiting please let the nurse know immediately.

Patient Screenings

We screen all patients for domestic abuse, violence, depression, suicidal thoughts and behavior, and advance directives. We are able to provide referrals if you would like assistance with any of these issues.

Our highly skilled and experienced team

  • Assess and diagnose your condition
  • Establish a course of treatment
  • Determine if a consultation is needed
  • Recommend any continued need of care

We provide specialized care for patients with all medical emergencies from newborns to geriatrics.


Never hesitate to ask questions regarding your care throughout your stay or after returning home.

An interpreter will be provided if you do not speak English or have a condition that limits your hearing or speech.

If you find you have questions in the first 48 hours after your visit please call us at (402) 609-1526. We will be happy to help answer your questions. After 48 hours from your Emergency Room visit, please notify your primary physician for assistance.