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Cozad Community Hospital Operating Room Renovation

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Cozad Community Hospital's original operating room was built in 1976. The operating room went under construction the beginning of October 2018 and the first surgery case in the newly remodeled operating room at Cozad Community Hospital was on December 31, 2018. The operating room is now updated to all state-of-the-art lights, equipment and room furnishings. The entire Cozad Hospital Surgery Department has been remodeled to increase productivity and workflow. 

Cozad Community Hospital has a wide variety of Speciality Surgeons who provide surgical services in our operating room and procedure rooms. Procedures from at least 14 specialists are done here at Cozad Community Hospital by both our local providers and visiting specialists. 

Our most common surgies include:

  • Endoscopy procedures
    • EDG/Colons
  • Orthopedic procedures
    • a wide variety including carpal tunnel procedures with or without sedation, arthroscopic procedures, and small joint procedures.
  • Urology procedures
    • including bladder sling procedures
  • Gynecologic procedures
    • including hysterectomy, endometrial ablations, and lap tubal ligations
  • Podiatry procedures
    • including bunionectomy
  • General procedures
    • including hernia repairs, lap cholecystectomy, and vasectomy
  • ENT procedures
    • including ear tubes

Local Providers

  • Dr. Patrick Wetovick
  • Dr. Jack Cole
  • Dr. Stephen Nemeth
  • Dr. Michelle Rose
  • Kristi Follmer, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Visiting Specialists

  • General Surgery
    • Dr. Jeffrey Merz
    • Dr. Jacob Wiesen
    • Dr. Michael Simonson
  • Cardiology
    • Dr. Tom Pagano
    • Dr. Daniel McGowan
    • Dr. Anu Tunuguntla
    • Dr. Lakshminarayan Yerra
  • Dental Restoration
    • Dr. David Swanson
  • Electro Physiology
    • Virginia Unverferth
  • Ear Nose Throat (ENT)/Audiology
    • Dr. David Owen
    • Adrienne Thomalla
  • Nephrology
    • Dr. Imtiaz Islam
  • OB/GYN
    • Dr. David Weir
    • Dr. Amy Short
  • Oncology
    • Dr. Cynthia Lewis
  • OrthoMedics
    • Jacob Sikes
  • Orthopedic
    • Dr. Scott Lukens
  • Pulmonology
    • Dr. David Cantral
    • Dr. George Kassis
  • Podiatry
    • Dr. Patrick Moore
    • Dr. Joshua Wray
  • Urology
    • Dr. Scott Howe
  • Vascular
    • Dr. Franz Murphy

Watch the video of our new Operating Room!

 

 

 

 

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