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Great Plains Health welcomes GI specialist

Hospital news | Friday, September 11, 2020

Contact: Megan McGown

CONTACT: Megan McGown, marketing manager | mcgownm@gphealth.org Office: 308.568.7531

NORTH PLATTE, NEB. – Great Plains Health is proud to now offer expert consultations and ongoing care for patients with complex and chronic gastrointestinal conditions with triple board-certified and fellowship trained, gastroenterologist Dr. Jeffrey Cloud.


The clinic opened in August and is located at Great Plains Health General Surgery, Centennial Park Medical Building, 500 West Leota, Suite 120, North Platte, NE 69101. Dr. Cloud will be holding clinic days in North Platte on a monthly basis.

“Adding this service to our community, shows our ongoing commitment to serving the people of our region with the best possible care close to home,” said Great Plains Health CEO, Mel McNea. “This service is unique to our area and means that patients no longer have to drive great distances to receive gastroenterology care; they can get it right here in North Platte.”

Dr. Cloud is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Gastroenterology. He attended medical school at U.T. Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, and residency at Parkland Hospital / U.T. Southwestern, Dallas, TX. Dr. Cloud also completed fellowships in infectious disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, and in gastroenterology at Univ. of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA.

Complex conditions being treated include colon polyps, Crohn’s disease, diverticulosis, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), irritable bowel syndrome, liver and biliary disease and rectal bleeding and ulcerative colitis

For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Cloud, please call 308.568.3700.

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About Great Plains Health

Great Plains Health in North Platte, Nebraska, is a nonprofit, fully accredited, 116-bed regional referral center serving west Nebraska, northern Kansas and northern Colorado. In total, our primary and secondary service areas span 34 counties, 136,000 lives and approximately 67,832 square miles, about the size of the state of Pennsylvania. With nearly 100 physicians representing over 30 medical specialties, the Great Plains Health system offers advanced medical services, including heart and vascular, cancer, orthopedic services, women's services, and a level III trauma center. The system employs approximately 1,100 employees and has more than 200 volunteers. The range of patient populations served includes neonatal, pediatric, adult, obstetric and geriatric.