Specialty Clinics

Save travel time, money, and stress by receiving your specialty medical care close to home at the OGH Outreach Clinic. OGH partners with a growing number of medical groups and providers from around the area to bring top-quality specialists to Osmond every month.

A cardiologist specializes in finding, preventing and treating diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular diseases). These diseases include Heart attack, Heart failure, High blood pressure, Arrhythmias (abnormalities of heart rhythm), Heart valve problems and Infections of the heart.

The cardiologist may Perform a physical examination, order tests like blood tests, electrocardiogram (ECG), exercise stress test or imaging studies of the heart. The cardiologist will interpret test results to diagnose a medical condition a patient may have, prescribe treatment for a patient’s health conditions and advise lifestyle changes, such as modifications in diet, maintaining a healthy weight, managing stress and regular physical activity.

Cardiologists will also perform some procedures like cardiac catheterization or implant a pacemaker or refer you to a heart surgeon or an interventional cardiologist when necessary.

Cardiology specialists from Pioneer Heart Institute are available at the OGH Outreach clinic every other Thursday.  They are able to perform cardiac echoes, stress tests, Nuclear Medicine test and cardioversion right here at OGH.

A pulmonologist diagnoses and treats conditions that affect the respiratory system. Pulmonologists treat everything from asthma to tuberculosis. They have expertise in the following types of respiratory disorders: infectious, structural, inflammatory, neoplastic and autoimmune. In some instances, their expertise extends to the cardiovascular system. Certain conditions, such as pulmonary vascular disease, can first affect the respiratory system but go on to affect other areas of the body.

Kecia Christensen, APRN, of Faith Regional Physician Services is available the first Tuesday of every month to provide diagnosis and treatment for pulmonary diseases and disorders, including but not limited to, asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis/COPD, lung tumors and cancer, lung infections and pneumonia, various interstitial lung diseases, such as Farmer’s Lung and pulmonary hypertension.

A urologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the urinary system. This system keeps the body clean by filtering out wastes and toxins and taking them out of the body. The urinary tract includes bladder, kidneys, ureters, urethra.

Urologists treat common conditions and rarer illnesses that affect everyone and some that affect only men or only women. Some of these conditions include:

  • Frequent urinary tract infections.
  • Inability to control urination (urinary incontinence).
  • Blood in the urine (hematuria).
  • Conditions of the male reproductive system, including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, or enlarged prostate).
  • Interstitial cystitis (painful bladder).
  • Cancers of the bladder, kidneys and prostate.
  • Erectile dysfunction (ED).
  • Kidney stones.
  • Pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Congenital urinary tract issues (problems with the urinary tract that you are born with).

Dr. Jamie Olsen of Siouxland Urology Associates, PC is available one Tuesday each month to treat patients at the OGH Outreach Clinic. Please call for specific dates and times.

Osmond General Hospital has partnered with Dermatology Associates of Lincoln and Bryan Telemedicine to bring this much needed service to the local community. Through the use of high-definition cameras and two-way interactive video, the dermatology provider is able to diagnose and treat a multitude of various skin issues.

Our appointment wait times at the OGH outreach clinic are days to weeks instead of several months trying to get an appointment at an area dermatology clinic.

Osmond General Hospital has partnered with Genesis Psychiatric Group in Lincoln and Bryan Telemedicine to bring adult psychiatric services to the local community through the use of two-way interactive video.

Services provided:

Diagnostic evaluation, medication management, psychotherapy, and pharmacogenetic testing. Coordination with your primary care physician and referral to community-based services as appropriate.

At least 100 million Americans and more than 1.5 billion people worldwide live with chronic pain.

Most Americans with it say it’s tough for them to sleep well at night and concentrate during the day. They also say it affects their energy levels and their enjoyment of life.

If pain is regular part of your life, a pain clinic may be able to help you.

Pain management clinics focuses on the diagnosis and management of chronic pain, from helping control chronic pain, monitoring conditions and medication use, and administering pain injections. Dr. Chris Price, MD and Stephanie Wortman, APRN offer pain management services at the OGH Outreach Clinic on a monthly basis. Call for specific dates and times.

Some examples of the medical conditions and challenges we can help with are:

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Leg pain
  • Headaches
  • Nerve pain
  • Arthritis pain
  • Undiagnosed pain problems

Most people with diabetes know self-management is important, but many find it overwhelming. Diabetes education helps by designing a specific plan for each person that includes the tools and support to help make the plan easy to follow.

Renae Kauth, RD, LMNT, CDE is available to provide diabetic nutrition education Tuesday afternoons at the OGH outreach clinic.