Physicians

Scott D. Bigelow, M.D.

Scott D. Bigelow, M.D.

“The great thing about being an orthopaedic surgeon is that I can help my patients maintain or return to a normal, active lifestyle.”Dr. Scott Bigelow was born in North Platte, Nebraska. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine....

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Michael K. Bokemper, M.D.

Michael K. Bokemper, M.D.

"My primary goal while providing patient care is restoring the function of a fundamental structure of the human body, giving patients the opportunity to return to the activities they enjoy."Dr. Michael Bokemper is originally from Sergeant Bluff, Iowa. After graduating...

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Aaron M. Bott, M.D.

Aaron M. Bott, M.D.

Dr. Aaron Bott was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. Dr. Bott completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He completed his orthopaedic surgery...

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David J. Clare, M.D.

David J. Clare, M.D.

“The great thing about being an orthopaedic surgeon isthat I can help my patients maintain or return to a normal, active lifestyle.”Dr. David Clare was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

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Daniel B. Cullan II, M.D.

Daniel B. Cullan II, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Cullan II was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. After completing his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame, he returned to his hometown where he received his medical degree from Creighton University. He went on to do his Orthopaedic Residency...

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Robert W. Dugas, M.D

Robert W. Dugas, M.D

Dr. Robert Dugas was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Dugas completed his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University and earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine-New Orleans. He completed his Orthopaedic...

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James W. Gallentine, M.D.

James W. Gallentine, M.D.

Dr. James Gallentine was born and raised in Broken Bow, Nebraska, and received his undergraduate degree from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska.  He continued his schooling in Nebraska, receiving his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical...

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Nicholas K. Gove, M.D.

Nicholas K. Gove, M.D.

"By specializing in the hand, wrist, and elbow, it is my mission to provide the highest possible level of care to this area. I enjoy caring for common disorders of the upper extremity such as fractures, tendon injuries, and carpal tunnel. I have an interest in complex...

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Justin D. Harris, M.D.

Justin D. Harris, M.D.

Dr. Justin Harris was born and raised in Alliance, Nebraska. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska and earned his medical degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Harris completed his residency in orthopaedic...

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Douglas A. Koch, M.D.

Douglas A. Koch, M.D.

“I believe in meeting patients’ individual needs through comprehensive evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle.”Dr. Douglas Koch is originally from DeWitt, Nebraska. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical...

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Sukchan Lee, M.D. FRACS

Sukchan Lee, M.D. FRACS

“The great thing about being an orthopaedic surgeon isthat I can help my patients maintain or return to a normal, active lifestyle.”Dr.  Sukchan Lee was born in South Korea and emigrated with his family to New Zealand at the age of seven.  He received his Doctor of...

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Keith W. Lawson, M.D.

Keith W. Lawson, M.D.

“The practice of orthopaedic surgery provides an immediacy of effort into results that is unmatched by any other medical specialty. I strive to combine the surgical and technological innovations of the 21st century with old-fashioned, empathetic treatment of the...

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Joseph P. Mulka, M.D., Ph.D.

Joseph P. Mulka, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Joseph Mulka was born and raised in Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan. He also completed his Masters and Doctorate in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan. He earned his medical...

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Matthew C. Reckmeyer, M.D.

Matthew C. Reckmeyer, M.D.

“I find that one of the most satisfying things about practicing orthopaedic surgery is helping patients recover from their injuries and seeing them return to the activities they love to do.”Dr. Matthew Reckmeyer is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical...

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Daniel R. Ripa, M.D.

Daniel R. Ripa, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Ripa was born and raised in Wilber, Nebraska. He completed his undergraduate and medical training at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He completed his residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in...

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Brandon M. Seifert, M.D.

Brandon M. Seifert, M.D.

“Originally from Grand Island, my background, experiences, and healthcare academic track shaped my professional journey which led me to Nebraska Orthopaedic Center.”Dr. Brandon Seifert interest in orthopaedic sports medicine started with his injuries as a collegiate...

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Scott A. Swanson, M.D.

Scott A. Swanson, M.D.

Dr. Scott Swanson born and raised in Alliance, Nebraska. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Creighton University. He graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine. Dr. Swanson completed his orthopaedic surgery residency...

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Douglas P. Tewes, M.D.

Douglas P. Tewes, M.D.

“Treating athletes requires balancing their desire to return to competition with safety. I want to ensure the long-term welfare of the patient and to let that guide the treatment decision.”Dr. Douglas Tewes is a native of Seward, Nebraska. He graduated from the...

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Dane C. Todd, M.D.

Dane C. Todd, M.D.

Dr. Dane Todd was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln where he played fullback for the Huskers as a decorated college athlete.  During his football career, Dr. Todd was a Three-Time First...

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Robert A. Vande Guchte, M.D.

Robert A. Vande Guchte, M.D.

“Orthopaedic surgery to me represents a truly dynamic specialty in the field of medicine; the opportunity to link the investigation and diagnosis of medical pathology with the restorative outcome of surgical management.”Dr. Robert Vande Guchte is a graduate of the...

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Steven J. Volin, M.D.

Steven J. Volin, M.D.

Dr. Steven Volin was born and raised in Wahoo, Nebraska.  He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska where he was a member of the Cornhusker football team as well as a 2nd team Academic All-American. He earned his medical degree from the...

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Brad A. Webb, D.O.

Brad A. Webb, D.O.

Dr. Brad Webb was born in Beatrice, Nebraska, and spent most of his childhood back at his family’s farm in Western Nebraska. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and was accepted to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He then...

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Jason P. Weber, M.D.

Jason P. Weber, M.D.

"I chose orthopaedic surgery because of the unique opportunity to make such immediate and meaningful improvements in patients' quality of life. I strive to provide humble, confident care to achieve the best outcome for every patient."Dr. Jason Weber grew up on a farm...

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Benjamin M. Woodhead, D.O.

Benjamin M. Woodhead, D.O.

Dr. Benjamin Woodhead grew up in North Platte, Nebraska, and graduated summa cum laude from Chadron State College.  While at Chadron, he played wide receiver for the football team and was awarded the Don Beebe most inspirational player, the Chadron State Male...

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Husker’s trusted orthopaedic center

Nebraska Orthopaedic Center is proud to serve as the official team orthopaedic physicians for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s student athlete population. We care deeply about our Nebraska roots and the students who play sports for the Husker Athletics. You can find our physicians and medical staff on the sidelines of Husker games, ready to help any player who suffers an injury.