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At Complete Children’s Health, we treat your family like our own. Take a look at our list of dedicated healthcare providers and their stories; they are the people who make Complete Children’s Health the compassionate, patient centered medical care center your family deserves.

OUR PHYSICIANS

Provider

Luke F. Anschutz, M.D.

Dr. Luke Anschutz is originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Kansas. He undertook his pediatric residency training at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City where he also served as chief resident for the year prior to joining Complete Children’s Health.

His wife (Jessica), daughter (Isla), son (Jack), and he are all very excited about joining the Lincoln community. In his spare time, Dr. Anschutz enjoys spending time with his family, trying new restaurants, and watching sports. He is a diehard Jayhawk fan but promises to play nice with any and all Huskers!

Provider Type

  • Physician

Undergraduate School

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Graduate School

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas

Residency

  • Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Specialty

  • Asthma Clinic

Office Locations

West A Office

Provider

Amy L. Bargen, M.D.

Dr. Amy Bargen is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Bargen joined Complete Children’s Health in 2005 following her medical training at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Bargen’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Enuresis (Bedwetting), and Childhood Literacy. Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Bargen enjoys playing tennis, travelling and spending time with her husband.

Provider Type

  • Physician

Undergraduate School

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Graduate School

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

Residency

  • University of Iowa Pediatric Residency Program, Iowa City, Iowa

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Specialty

  • Dry Nights Clinic
  • Office Locations

    Salt Creek Office

    Paul D. Bernhardson, M.D.

    Dr. Paul Bernhardson is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2006, Dr. Bernhardson practiced pediatrics all over the Midwest; including Michigan, North Dakota, Missouri, Minnesota and Kansas.

    Dr. Bernhardson’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, International Adoptions, Asthma, and Infectious Disease.

    Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Bernhardson travels frequently on medical mission trips to Haiti.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • University of Michigan Hospitals/Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Specialty

    • Asthma Clinic

    Office Locations

    Northwoods Office

    Provider

    Bradford A. Brabec, M.D.

    Dr. Bradford Brabec is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Following his residency, he was in private practice for six years in Seattle, Washington. Desiring to return home to Nebraska, Dr. Brabec moved his family back in 1995 and was the original founder of Complete Children’s Health (Previously known as Lincoln Pediatric Associates). In 2006, he also founded Midwest Children’s Health Research Institute, a company which performs clinical drug, vaccine and infant formula trials.

    Dr. Brabec’s areas of special interest include Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Care.

    An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Brabec enjoys fishing and hunting, hiking, golfing, and biking. He also thoroughly enjoys being a grandparent and spending significant time with his family.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Specialty

    • Asthma Clinic

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    Provider

    Heather P. Christianson, M.D.

    Dr. Heather Christianson is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2011, Dr. Christianson practiced pediatrics in Mitchell, South Dakota for 12 years.

    Dr. Christianson’s areas of interest include Preventive Health Maintenance and Primary Care. Originally from South Dakota, Dr. Christianson enjoys spending time with her husband and three children; walking her dog, reading and knitting. She and her family are also avid sports fans and especially enjoy cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Minnesota Twins and Vikings.

    Provider

    Sian G. Jones-Jobst, M.D.

    Dr. Sian Jones-Jobst is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2004, Dr. Jones-Jobst was the Chief Resident of Pediatrics at the Creighton – Nebraska Health Foundation where she completed her residency training in general pediatrics. She was appointed to the Early Childhood Interagency Coordinating Council for the State of Nebraska by Governor Heineman in 2010.

    Dr. Jones-Jobst’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Lactation, Early Childhood Development, and Pediatric Asthma.

    Originally from Scotland, Dr. Jones-Jobst emigrated to the United States with her parents in 1974. She was raised in Portland, Oregon and attended High School in San Diego, California where she returned in 1996 to complete her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego. She moved to Nebraska in 2000 to pursue residency training in General Pediatrics.

    In her spare time Dr. Jones-Jobst enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, and two daughters, watching college sports, traveling, and cooking.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Arts and Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California

    Residency

    • Creighton-Nebraska Health Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Specialty

    • Asthma Clinic

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    M. Sarah Matthias, M.D.

    Dr. M. Sarah Matthias is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2008, Dr. Matthias worked as a pediatrician in Missouri and Illinois.

    Dr. Matthias’ areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care. Originally from Iowa, Dr. Matthias travels annually on medical mission trips to Guatemala. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors and hearing her children laugh and sing.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

    Residency

    • St. Louis University, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis Missouri

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Office Locations

    Salt Creek Office

    Provider

    David J. Meduna, M.D.

    Dr. Dave Meduna is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Meduna joined Complete Children’s Health in 2008 following his residency at Children’s Hospital in Omaha.

    Dr. Meduna’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care. Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Meduna enjoys spending time with his family.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • UNMC-CUMC-Children’s Joint Pediatric Residency Program, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Office Locations

    Salt Creek Office

    Akhtar M. Niazi, M.D.

    Dr. Akhtar Niazi is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 1999, Dr. Niazi was in practice with Dr. Springman in Lincoln. Dr. Niazi and Complete Children’s Health have a proud record of helping families whose children have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He is known as an expert on the topic of ASD in the Midwest. In addition to his work at Complete Children’s Health, Dr. Niazi is also the Medical Director of the Infant Apnea Center at Bryan LGH East and St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center.

    Dr. Niazi’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Autism, ADD/ADHD, Mental Health and Childhood Behavior. Originally from Afghanistan, Dr. Niazi enjoys biking, tennis, planting trees and has a nursery of 300 trees.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan

    Residency

    • Creighton University Medical School, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Specialty

    • Behavior Clinic

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    Provider

    Sahra M. Niazi, M.D.

    Dr. Sahra Niazi completed her residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center (Phoenix, AZ.) after completing medical school at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. She continued her training, completing an additional fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital prior to returning home to begin her practice.

    She is a native of Nebraska and is happy to be back home where most of her family lives. She loves to spend time with her daughter and husband traveling and exploring the outdoors.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

    Fellowship

    • Phoenix Children’s Hospital Dermatology Department, Pediatric Dermatology Fellow, Phoenix, Arizona

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Office Locations

    West A Office

    Provider

    Sonya M. Reynolds, M.D.

    Dr. Sonya Reynolds joined Complete Children’s Health in 2011 following her medical training at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. She completed her Board Certification with the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2012.

    Dr. Reynolds’ areas of special interest are Nutrition, Preventative Health Maintenance, and Primary Care. She is an active member on the Board for the Down Syndrome Association for Families and Medical outreach committee of DSAF since 2012.

    Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Reynolds was drawn back to the area to serve the Lincoln Community. Dr. Reynolds enjoys hockey and spending time with her family.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • Mayo Clinic Pediatric Residency Program, Rochester, Minnesota

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Office Locations

    Northwoods Office

    Provider

    Stephen R. Russell, M.D.

    Dr. Stephen Russell is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Originally from Nebraska, he moved to Arizona for 7 years following the completion of his medical training. Dr. Russell joined Complete Children’s Health (Previously known as Lincoln Pediatric Associates) in 1996; one year after Dr. Brabec founded the practice.

    Dr. Russell’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Asthma, Allergies and Evidence Based Medicine. He enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, and travel.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

    Fellowship

    • Pediatric Critical Care, St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center; Phoenix, Arizona

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Specialty

    • Asthma Clinic

    Office Locations

    Salt Creek Office

    Provider

    Sue A. Springman, M.D.

    Dr. Sue Springman is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 1999, Dr. Springman was in practice with Dr. Akhtar Niazi in Lincoln.

    Dr. Springman’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Asthma, Enuresis (Bedwetting), Attention Deficit Disorder. Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Springman enjoys spending time with her family, and supporting activities to promote healthy children.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • Creighton/University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Specialty

    • Asthma Clinic
    • Dry Nights Clinic

    Office Locations

    Northwoods Office

    Provider

    Pamela S. Zegers, M.D.

    Dr. Pamela Zegers is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2011, Dr. Zegers practiced in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 8 years.

    Dr. Zegers’ areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care, Female Adolescent Health, and Newborn Medicine as it Involves the Entire Family.

    Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Zegers is still a true Husker fan. Dr. Zegers enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and dogs, shopping, reading, and active outdoor activities.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    Leah Hastings, D.O.

    Dr. Leah Hastings is from Ames, IA originally and completed her undergraduate studies at Iowa State University. She graduated from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and completed residency training in pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu.

    She continued serving in the Army as a general pediatrician at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital at Fort Polk, Louisiana. During this time she was deployed as a medical officer to Afghanistan. After the Army she practiced in Washington state but decided she missed the Midwest enough to move back to the area to be closer to family.

    Dr. Hastings enjoys spending time with family, reading, watching movies and hiking.

    Julie Overcash, M.D.

    Dr. Julie Overcash is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2018, Dr. Overcash practiced pediatric medicine in Aurora, Illinois, for 26 years. During the last 6 years, she also served as medical director for women and children’s services at her organization. Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Dr. Overcash is eager to serve the medical needs of children and their families in Lincoln.

    Dr. Overcash has two children. She enjoys traveling with her daughter (Lauren) and engaging conversations with her son (Mathew). She enjoys camping, hiking, reading, golf, and playing with the family dogs.

    Provider Type

    • Physician

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    Graduate School

    • Master’s Degree in Bioengineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    • MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management, Naperville, Illinois
    • Master’s Degree in Data Science, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • OSF St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    Office Location

    • Northwoods Office

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

    Physician Assistant

    Kellie D. Larson, PA-C

    Kellie Larson is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2004, Kellie worked as a pediatric physician assistant for 9 years.

    Kellie’s areas of special interest are Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Sports Injuries, Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care.

    Originally from Nebraska, Kellie enjoys spending time attending sporting events, exercising and traveling with family.

    Provider Type

    • Physician Assistant

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelors of Science, Doane College, Crete, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants; Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants

    Specialty

    • Synagis Clinic

    Office Locations

    Northwoods Office

    Physician Assistant

    Linda J. Tucker, PA-C

    Linda Tucker is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2004 worked as a pediatric physician assistant for 12 years.

    Linda’s areas of special interest are Preventative Health Maintenance and Primary Care.

    Born in Hong Kong, Linda’s family immigrated to Nebraska just after her first birthday. Linda enjoys watching her kids’ sporting events or college sports, reading medical journals/articles of interest, going to the movies and volunteering at school and church.

    Provider Type

    • Physician Assistant

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants; Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    NURSE PRACTITIONERS

    Nurse Practitioner

    Jamie R. Draper, APRN, CPNP, IBCLC

    Jamie Draper is board certified as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2009, Jamie worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner for 9 years and a pediatric nurse for 8 years.

    Jamie’s areas of special interest are Newborn Care and Lactation. Originally from Nebraska, Jamie enjoys running and golfing in her spare time.

    Provider Type

    • Nurse Practitioner

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Masters of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Inc.; International Board
      Certified Lactation Consultant

    Specialty

    • Lactation Services

    Office Locations

    Northwoods Office

    Nurse Practitioner

    Jen A. Genthe, APRN, CPNP, IBCLC

    Jen Genthe is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who has been working with children and adolescents in the clinic setting since 2005. She is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska. Jen attended the University of Nebraska Medical center where she obtained her Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nursing Degrees. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), providing experienced assistance and support to breast feeding mothers and their babies. She has previously worked as a neonatal intensive care nurse at St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center for 8 years and as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Children’s Hospital with the Cardiothoracic Surgery team for 1 ½ years.

    She is married to Tim and they have three children and two dogs. Outside of the office, Jen enjoys being a mom and spending time with her family and friends.

    Provider Type

    • Nurse Practitioner

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Masters of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Inc.; International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

    Specialty

    • Lactation Services

    Office Locations

    Salt Creek Office

    Nurse Practitioner

    Amanda L. Goddard, APRN, CPNP

    Amanda Goddard is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who has been working with children and adolescents in the clinic setting since 2004. She is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska. Amanda attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she obtained both her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing and her Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing. She spent five years in Pennsylvania working in a primary care pediatric clinic seeing children for well and sick visits. As well as at a child advocacy center where she performed specialized examinations for children suspected of being victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and drug exposure.

    Amanda is married and has two daughters, one dog, two cats, four chickens, and four hives of bees.

    Provider Type

    • Nurse Practitioner

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Masters of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Inc.
    Nurse Practitioner

    Annie L. Hubka, APRN, DNP

    Annie Hubka is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has been working with children and adolescents in the clinic and hospital setting since 2009. Annie attended Creighton University College of Nursing where she obtained both her Doctorate of Nursing Practice and her Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing. She attended University of Nebraska Medical Center where she obtained her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health, Annie worked at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota specializing in ENT and Family Medicine. While at Mayo Clinic, she served on the Pediatric Obesity Taskforce, and was involved with several research projects receiving the Gold Level in the Quality Fellows Program. She has an interest in preventative health, pediatric obesity, and is also pursuing certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

    Annie is married with one child and two energetic goldendoodles. Outside of the office, she is an avid runner and fitness enthusiast. She also enjoys baking and spending time with her family and friends.

    Provider Type

    • Nurse Practitioner

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Creighton College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska. Masters of Science, Creighton College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska

    Office Locations

    West A Office

    Nurse Practitioner

    Michelle N. Lingenfelter, APRN, CPNP, IBCLC

    Michelle Lingenfelter is board certified as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Michelle joined us in 1997 as a staff nurse. Upon completing her Master’s degree in Nursing Michelle began her work as a Nurse Practitioner for Complete Children’s Health.

    Michelle’s areas of special interest are Newborn Care, Lactation, and Milk Soy Protein Intolerance. Originally from Colorado, Michelle enjoys spending time with her children and attending their activities.

    Provider Type

    • Nurse Practitioner

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Masters of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Inc.; International Board Certified Lactation Consultant; Fellow, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

    Specialty

    • Fussy Baby Clinic
    • Lactation Services

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    Kristen Speaker, APRN

    HOSPITALISTS

    Hospitalist

    Kara L. Biven, M.D.

    Dr. Kara Biven is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Biven joined Complete Children’s Health in 2009 following her residency at Children’s Hospital. As a full time hospital pediatrician, Dr. Biven spends her days at the area hospitals caring for patients.

    Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Biven enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, Husker football, competitive swimming, and scrapbooking.

    Provider Type

    • Hospitalist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • UNMC-CUMC-Children’s Joint Pediatric Residency Program, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
    Hospitalist

    Karina M. Elias, CPNP-AC

    Karina Elias is a board certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health, Karina worked as a neonatal intensive care nurse at The Nebraska Medical Center for 5 years. As an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she cares for children dealing with acute and chronic illnesses and injuries within area hospitals.

    Karina is married to Nate and they have a son and two dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, watching baseball, traveling and participating in volunteer work both locally and abroad.

    Provider Type

    • Hospitalist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Masters of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
    Hospitalist

    Amy J. Pinkall, M.D.

    Dr. Amy Pinkall is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Complete Children’s Health in 2007, Dr. Pinkall worked as a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Hospital and was an assistant professor of pediatrics at Creighton University and associate residency program director at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. As a full time hospital pediatrician, Dr. Pinkall spends her days at the area hospitals caring for patients.

    Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Pinkall enjoys spending time with her family, biking, reading and growing giant pumpkins.

    Provider Type

    • Hospitalist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Science, Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

    Residency

    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center Pediatric Residency, Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

    PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGIST

    Pediatric Psychologist

    Corrie A. Davies, Ph.D.

    Dr. Corrie Davies is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the state of Nebraska. Dr. Davies began Complete Children’s Health’s Psychology program in 2006 following her post doctoral fellowship. Dr. Davies treats common childhood problems in school, home, and primary care settings.

    Her areas of special interest are the assessment and treatment of: Anxiety and stress-related disorders, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Feeding Problems, Adoption / Foster Care adjustments, Coping with medical procedures such as needle phobia and pill swallowing.

    Originally from South Dakota, Dr. Davies enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

    Provider Type

    • Pediatric Psychologist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Internship

    • Munroe-Meyer Institute, Pediatric Psychology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Fellowship

    • Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
    • Lincoln Medical Education Partnership, Family Practice Program, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Specialty

    • Psychology Services

    Office Locations

    Northwoods Office

    Pediatric Psychologist

    Sarah E. Evans, Ph.D.

    Dr. Sarah Evans joined Complete Children’s Health, P.C. in June 2015 and is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Nebraska. She previously practiced as a Licensed Psychologist at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Evans treats common childhood problems in school, home, and primary care settings.

    Her areas of special interest are parent-training and management of early childhood behavior problems, the assessment and treatment of trauma and stress-related disorders, school concerns, and the assessment and intervention of neurodevelopmental disorder (e.g., Autism, ADHD).

    Originally from the southwest, Dr. Evans enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

    Provider Type

    • Pediatric Psychologist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

    Graduate School

    • Doctoral Degree in Philosophy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Internship

    • Clinical Child Psychology Internship Training Program, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri

    Fellowship

    • Section of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences emphasis in Infant/Early Childhood Assessment Behavioral Pediatrics, Traumatic Stress; Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri

    Specialty

    • Psychology Services

    Office Locations

    West A Office

    Pediatric Psychologist

    Lynae J. Frerichs, Ph.D.

    Dr. Lynae Frerichs is a licensed Psychologist in the state of Nebraska. Dr. Frerichs joined Complete Children’s Health in 2009 following her internship at Munroe-Meyer institute in Omaha NE. Dr. Frerichs treats common childhood problems in school, home, and primary care settings.

    Her areas of special interest are the assessment and treatment of: Autism-Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disorders, Depression and Anxiety, Adjustments to life stressors/changes, School concerns, Noncompliance and behavioral problems.

    Originally from Dickinson, North Dakota, Dr. Frerichs enjoys spending time with her family, walking/running, and watching college football.

    Provider Type

    • Pediatric Psychologist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of North Dakota-Grand Forks, North Dakota

    Graduate School

    • Doctoral Degree in School Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Internship

    • Munroe-Meyer Institute, Pediatric Psychology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Fellowship

    • Complete Children’s Health, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Specialty

    • Psychology Services

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    Pediatric Psychologist

    Stacy A. Kosse, Ph.D.

    Dr. Stacy Kosse is a licensed Psychologist in the state of Nebraska. Dr. Kosse joined Complete Children’s Health in 2007 following her post-doctoral fellowship. Dr. Kosse treats common childhood problems in school, home, and primary care settings.

    Her areas of special interest are the assessment and treatment of: Behavior management and anger problems, Pediatric sleep disorders, Anxiety and mood disorders in adolescence, Toileting problems, Behavioral aspects of obesity, and Typical concerns regarding social and emotional development.

    Originally from Iowa, Dr. Kosse enjoys traveling, reading, and hiking.

    Provider Type

    • Pediatric Psychologist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    Graduate School

    • Doctoral Degree in School Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

    Internship

    • Munroe-Meyer Institute, Pediatric Psychology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Fellowship

    • Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

    Specialty

    • Psychology Services

    Office Locations

    Salt Creek Office

    Pediatric Psychologist

    Wesley J. Sheeley, Ph.D.

    Dr. Wesley Sheeley is a licensed Psychologist in the state of Nebraska. Dr. Sheeley was previously a School Psychologist in Kentucky, and joined Complete Children’s Health in 2012. He completed his internship and a fellowship at Father Flanagan’s Boys Town in Omaha, and a fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Sheeley treats common childhood problems in school, home, and primary care settings.

    His areas of special interest are the assessment and treatment of: Impulsivity and Executive Functioning, Adolescent Development, Family Communication, School Behavior and Academic Failure, Compliance, Children with Asperger’s and other Autism-Spectrum Disorders, Depression and Anxiety, Adjustments to life stressors/changes, and Elimination Disorders.

    Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Sheeley enjoys spending time with his family and friends, sports, and watching football.

    Provider Type

    • Pediatric Psychologist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

    Graduate School

    • Doctoral Degree in School Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

    Internship

    • Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology, Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health, Omaha, Nebraska

    Fellowship

    • Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health, Omaha, Nebraska
    • Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University Child and Family Therapy Clinic, Baltimore, Maryland

    Specialty

    • Psychology Services

    Office Locations

    Hohensee Drive Office

    Chelsea Klinkebiel, Ph.D.

    Dr. Chelsea Klinkebiel joined Complete Children’s Health, P.C. in October 2017 and is a licensed Psychologist in the State of Nebraska. She completed her internship and fellowship in Clinical Psychology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

    Her areas of special interest are in parent training and management of early childhood behavior problems, disruptive behaviors and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and assessment and treatment of trauma and stress-related disorders.

    Originally from southwest Nebraska, Dr. Klinkebiel enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cooking.

    Provider Type

    • Pediatric Psychologist

    Undergraduate School

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Spanish; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Lincoln, Nebraska

    Graduate School

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology; Texas Tech University; Lubbock, Texas

    Internship

    • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Oklahoma University College of Medicine; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Fellowship

    • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Oklahoma University College of Medicine; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Specialty

    • Psychological Services

    Office Location

    • Northwoods Office

    LOCATIONS

    3262 Salt Creek Circle, Lincoln, NE 68504
    4020 Hohensee Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
    8201 Northwoods Drive, Lincoln, NE 68505
    1336 West A St, Suite B Lincoln, NE 68522
    Phone:
    402-465-5600
    Fax:
    402-327-6074

    HOURS

    Office/Phone Hours
    8:00 to 5:00 Monday - Friday

    Clinic Hours
    8:45 to 4:30 Monday - Friday

    Evening/Weekend Clinic Hours
    West A Location Only
    Sick visits only, appointments required
    Monday - Thursday starting at 5:30
    Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm