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Orthopaedics

Our expert team of orthopaedic surgeons treats injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Our goal is to relieve pain and improve mobility so that you can get back to an active, healthy lifestyle.

When you have problems that affect your ability to move (such as joint pain, arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome) finding relief as quick as possible from a team of experts becomes your top priority. With appointments available within a week, we can help.

We specialize in complex hand surgeries, trauma, joint replacements and revisions, sports medicine and general orthopaedic care.

One of the largest and most experienced orthopaedic centers in the region.

Great Plains Orthopaedics is a clinic of North Platte Nebraska Physicians Group and a member of Great Plains Physician Network.

Nonsurgical treatment

Our conservative approach to treatment may begin with lifestyle recommendations, physical therapy or medication.

We also offer nonsurgical treatments and procedures such as:

  • Care for knee, ankle, hip, wrist and shoulder sprains.
  • Steroid injections.
  • Casting and splinting.
  • Resetting broken bones.

Surgical treatment

If surgery becomes necessary, we offer many options, from minimally invasive techniques, such as arthroscopy, to advanced reconstructive procedures.

And we are North Platteā€™s experts at hip replacement, knee replacement and shoulder replacement surgery, as well as complex hand and wrist surgeries.

We commonly treat conditions like:

  • ACL tears.
  • Bone fractures.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Ligament injuries.
  • Meniscus tears.
  • Rotator cuff tears.
  • Severe trauma.
  • Trigger finger.

Meet our orthopedic surgeons

Our physician assistants are vital members of the Great Plains Orthopaedics healthcare team.

Meet the team


  • Casey Fowler, PA-C

  • Paul Kuhlman, PA

  • Brett Kuhn, PA

  • Kaila Steinkuhler, PA-C

  • Vantreia Gross, PA

Outreach clinics

Great Plains Orthopaedics offers quality orthopaedic care as close to home as possible. To schedule an appointment at any of our following clinic locations, please call 308.568.3800.

  • Callaway
  • Gothenburg
  • Cambridge
  • Grant
  • McCook

Patient testimonials

The outcomes of the patients we serve is as important to our team at Great Plains Orthopaedics as the relationships we build with them. Learn from our patients about the care we deliver and the lives that we touch.

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