810 North 22nd Street
Blair, Ne 68008
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Memorial Community Hospital & Health System’s Emergency Department is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by a staff that maintains certifications in adult critical care, pediatric critical care, and neonatal critical care. Blair’s closest choice for trauma care and stabilization, MCH works closely with the trauma system in Omaha, including access to the LifeNet helicopter through our on-site Helipad. We also closely work with local rescue squads and ambulance providers.
With some of the lowest wait times of any emergency department in the Omaha area and quicker access with new front door parking, patients in need of emergency care can feel confident that MCH’s Emergency Department is their best option when they need the proper care right now.
Dr. Santosh Kumar
Dr. Kumar attended Medical School at Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore, India. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Creighton University and did an internship in outpatient pediatrics at Tri-City Health in Fremont, California. He is Board Certified in family Medicine.
Dr. Jeremy Lee
Dr. Lee attended the Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine and spent his residency at the Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; training at more than 10 different facilities in the area. He is Emergency Medicine Board Certified. He is also certified in ACLS, PALS, BLS, and ATLS.
Dr. Mark Shirley
Dr. Shirley attended medical school at the University of Health Services in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Shirley is American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, BLS, ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certified.
Derek Nelson, PA-C
Derek attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is certified in BLS and ACLS and is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Dr. Maurice Birdwell, PRN
Dr. Birdwell attended Medical School at Creighton University. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Albany Medical Center Hospital. He is Board Certified by the American Board or Emergency Medicine, a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Dr. Walter Wood, PRN
Dr. Wood received his Graduate Degree, Master of Science, and graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. Certifications include the American Board of Family Medicine.