Omaha-World Herald reports on hospitals and clinics in Nebraska.

Boys Town National Research Hospital

555 N. 30th St.; 402-498-6511

14000 Boys Town Hospital Road, Boys Town; 402-778-6800

Offers a broad range of hospital and clinic services, from acute pediatric inpatient hospitalization and surgical services to outpatient clinic visits to residential care for children and adolescents with severe behavioral disorders. Specializing in diagnosis and treatment of childhood hearing loss, visual impairment and other communication disorders. General pediatrics and specialty medicine, including orthopedics; pediatric ophthalmology; pediatric neurology; pediatric gastroenterology; ear, nose and throat; audiology; pediatric pulmonology; child and adolescent psychiatry; allergies and asthma. Clinical and surgical services are offered at both locations.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

8200 Dodge St.; 800-833-3100

The only full-service, pediatric health care center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a five-state region. The 145-bed, nonprofit hospital is a regional heart center with expertise in pediatric heart transplantation, and offers the region’s only Level II trauma center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. Home to 199 pediatric specialists and 48 primary care pediatricians. A 10-story clinical building is under construction next door to the hospital.

Memorial Community Hospital & Health System

810 N. 22nd St., Blair; 402-426-2182;

A critical access hospital providing health care services to Washington County residents. The hospital includes a diagnostic imaging center, labor and delivery suites, an emergency department and a clinic featuring more than 35 specialty physicians. The hospital also supports three area clinics, a specialty medicine clinic and a walk-in clinic.


2808 S. 143rd Plaza; 402-609-1600;

Specializes in the diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative needs of persons with musculoskeletal conditions. Twelve operating rooms and 24 private inpatient beds, as well as physical and occupational therapists, imaging and emergency department services. Supported by OrthoNebraska Clinic. The clinic uses more than 30 providers — including orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, a physiatrist and a neurosurgeon — and has several locations throughout the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro, as well as Fremont and Blair. OrthoNebraska also has an orthopedic urgent care clinic open seven days a week.


Community Memorial Hospital

631 N. Eighth St., Missouri Valley; 712-642-2784;

Serves the residents of Harrison County in southwest Iowa. The medical surgical hospital has 25 beds for acute inpatient services and skilled bed admissions featuring 24/7 emergency, diagnostic imaging, digital mammography, physical/occupational therapy, behavioral services and 15 specialty clinics that include OB/GYN, oncology, urology and ear, nose and throat.

Creighton University Medical Center — Bergan Mercy

7500 Mercy Road; 402-398-6060;

Offers medical and surgical services with advanced medical specialties, including heart and vascular care, surgery, maternity, cancer care and diagnostic imaging. The hospital includes 400 licensed beds, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit with 36 private rooms, a Level I trauma center, a primary stroke center, and a 24/7 emergency department and ICU. Home of the Heart & Vascular Institute. CUMC-Bergan Mercy serves as the primary teaching hospital for Creighton University’s School of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Creighton University Medical Center — University Campus

2412 Cuming St.; 402-449-4000;

Provides 24/7 hospital emergency treatment with 20 emergency department rooms dedicated to treating any condition. Four “vertical flow” rooms get patients with lower acuity issues in and out of the emergency department within 30 minutes. Diagnostic imaging and a dedicated laboratory; outpatient diagnostics such as CT, X-ray, ultrasound and 3-D mammography. University Campus also coordinates patient care among pharmacists, occupational and physical therapists, diabetes educators, social workers and behavioral health specialists.

Immanuel Medical Center

6901 N. 72nd St.; 402-572-2121;

The 356-bed facility offers a full continuum of medical services including heart and vascular care, cancer care, 24/7 emergency care, mental health, weight management, senior services, orthopedics and physical rehabilitation. It is also a Primary Stroke Center and home to the Nebraska Spine Hospital. The Rehabilitation Center has a warm-water therapy pool and an inpatient rehabilitation facility with 35 private patient rooms.

Lakeside Hospital

16901 Lakeside Hills Court; 402-717-8000;

The only full-service hospital in west Omaha offers maternity, robotic surgery, cardiology, orthopedic, cancer care, wellness, 24/7 emergency care, diagnostics and multiple inpatient and outpatient services. The 157-bed facility includes a 20-bed cancer unit, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, and a Breast Health Center. The hospital, which contains a Primary Stroke Center, also features a wellness center and two medical office buildings.

Mercy Hospital

800 Mercy Drive, Council Bluffs; 712-328-5000;

Serving western Iowa with a 278-bed facility, offering heart and vascular care, emergency care, surgery, maternity, cancer care, diagnostic imaging, a sleep center, a Level III trauma center and a healing garden for patients. Its outpatient and inpatient psychiatric services are available for all ages. There is a partial/day program for children and adolescents as well as a partnership with Council Bluffs schools. Mercy is a certified Primary Stroke Center and has received advanced certification in total hip and knee replacement from the Joint Commission.

Midlands Hospital

11111 S. 84th St., Papillion; 402-593-3000;

Offers heart and vascular care, 24/7 emergency, diagnostics, gastroenterology, and care for sleep and breathing disorders. A Breast Health Center offers 3-D mammography. A 20,000-square-foot Ambulatory Surgery Center provides general surgery, gastroenterology, gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, ear, nose and throat, pain management and podiatry. The 121-bed hospital’s services to Sarpy County include an expanded emergency department and a medical office building for physicians.


Fremont Health Medical Center

450 E. 23rd St., Fremont; 402-721-1610;

Joining Methodist in July, this hospital serves Dodge County and the surrounding area. Among its features are an imaging center, cardiac catheterization lab and the latest in robotic surgery. The hospital, which has been recognized for its emergency services and cancer care, has 70 inpatient beds (50 acute care and a 20-bed inpatient behavioral medicine unit). The Medical Center is part of the Fremont Health System, which includes specialties that range from behavioral medicine and cardiovascular care to infectious diseases and sports medicine.

Methodist Hospital

8303 Dodge St.; 402-354-4000;

The not-for-profit, 423-bed acute care hospital provides health care to the region in cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, women’s services, cancer care, gastroenterology, orthopedics and diagnostic services. Home to the Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center. The Pathology Center serves hospitals, physicians and patients in three states. Methodist also operates an ambulatory care center near 162nd Street and West Dodge Road.

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

933 E. Pierce St., Council Bluffs; 712-396-6000;

The 230-licensed bed regional health care center serves about 250,000 residents in southwestern Iowa. The hospital has the only accredited cancer program and the only advanced wound center in southwest Iowa. It is recognized for excellence in surgical care and treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. It has earned national recognition for its breast health center. Jennie Edmundson features a Level III emergency department and a Level II nursery.

Methodist Women’s Hospital

707 N. 190th Plaza; 402-815-4000

The region’s only hospital dedicated to women’s health care. Focuses primarily on women’s health, birth services and intensive care for newborns, but also includes emergency, imaging and laboratory services for men, women and children as well as reproductive health services and the area’s largest maternal/fetal medicine practice for high-risk pregnancies. Expanded NICU space is the metro’s largest. In addition to 51 private NICU beds, the hospital has seven operating rooms and 129 beds.



2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive, Bellevue; 402-763-3000;

The community hospital with 51 beds provides 24/7 emergency care, maternity care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, intensive care, cancer services, radiology, lab testing, a pharmacy and cardiology services that include cardiac catheterization. Family physicians and specialists see patients in adjoining offices on site.

Nebraska Medical Center

987400 Nebraska Medical Center (44th and Emile Streets); 402-559-2000, 800-922-0000;

The primary teaching hospital for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the state’s largest and oldest hospital is internationally known for cancer treatment and solid organ transplant.

A sampling of Med Center facilities:

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

45th Street and Dewey Avenue

The 10-story, 98-laboratory Suzanne and Walter Scott Cancer Research Tower, the eight-story, 108-bed inpatient treatment center known as the C.L. Werner Cancer Hospital and a multidisciplinary outpatient center are located in the same facility to allow researchers and doctors to collaborate on the best treatment methods. The facility features the Chihuly Sanctuary, home to the art of Seattle-based glass artist Dale Chihuly.

Bariatrics Center

44th and Emile Streets

Combines medical and surgical weight loss with nutrition counseling, therapy and exercise consultation. 402-559-2995.

Diabetes Center, 44th and Emile Streets.

Designed as a one-stop shop for diabetes care. Patients can take advantage of endocrinology, exercise and nutrition counseling, as well as diabetes education, ophthalmology and foot care. 402-559-8700

Durham Outpatient Center

44th and Emile Streets.

Includes outpatient clinics, pediatric clinic, orthopedics, family medicine clinic, Olson Center for Women’s Health and an internal medicine clinic. 402-552-2000

Lied Transplant Center

4310 Emile St.

Offers bone marrow transplantation, cooperative care, and stem cell research and transplantation. The center is home to Nebraska’s only multi-organ transplant clinic. 402-559-4988

Nebraska Medicine-Village Pointe

111 N. 175th St.

Offers a multidisciplinary approach to outpatient cancer treatment with the latest diagnostic imaging, medical and radiation oncology. 402-596-3100


The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System serves veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. Omaha’s medical center is an inpatient facility and a large outpatient clinic for primary and specialty care. It also houses a comprehensive VA Research Service program. The VA offers a number of services to patients in eight community-based outpatient clinics.

Omaha VA Medical Center

4101 Woolworth Ave.; 402-346-8800, 800-451-5796;

The Omaha Division is an acute, highly affiliated, tertiary care facility. Provides inpatient, medical, surgical and psychiatric care in addition to its ambulatory care services. The Omaha Division is also home to major clinical research programs. The VAMC staff provides medical training to students from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University.

Bellevue VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

2206 Longo Drive; 402-591-4500;

Offers primary care and mental health services for veterans. Other services include laboratory draws and routine prescriptions processed through the mail or through contract with a local pharmacy.

Source: Omaha

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