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Heart and vascular

Everyone should have access to the very best heart care possible, no matter where they live. It is this belief that led us to to develop a comprehensive heart and vascular program in North Platte, the only one on the west half of the state of Nebraska.

Together, our board certified and fellowship trained cardiologists offer care that spans from prevention to carotid stents, and a host of interventions in between. You don't have to travel far for advanced heart and vascular care. We're here for you.

We can have you through our doors and to a lifesaving treatment in about 58 minutes, well below the national standard of 90 minutes.

Our cardiovascular servicesora

At the Heart & Vascular Center, we perform a wide range of diagnostic and interventional procedures, including:

  • Angioplasty and stents
  • Calcium score and heart health screenings
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Continuous heart monitoring
  • Device implantation
  • Heart health education
  • Intensive care
  • Outpatient diagnostic tests
  • Pacemaker surgery
  • Pulmonary rehab

Find a heart clinic near you

We offer a full range of heart health services at our main clinic in North Platte:

Great Plains Health Heart & Vascular Center
601 W. Leota St., North Platte, Neb.
Clinic: 308.568.8577
Scheduling: 308.568.8571

Our services also reach beyond Lincoln County. We have outreach clinics in communities in Nebraska and Kansas:

Nebraska locations

Alma
Harlan County Hospital
717 N. Brown St.
Alma, NE 68920
Map and driving directions
308.928.3001

Alliance
Box Butte General Hospital
2101 Box Butte Ave.
P.O. Box 810
Alliance, NE 69301
Map and driving directions
308.762.7244

Grant
Perkins County Health Services
910 Central Ave.
Grant, NE 69140
Map and driving directions
308.352.7100

Imperial
Chase County Community Hospital
600 W. 12th St.
Imperial, NE 69033
Map and driving directions
308.882.7256

McCook
Community Hospital
1301 E. H St.
McCook, NE 69001
Map and driving directions
308.344.8285

Ogallala
Family Medical Center
221 E. 10th St.
Ogallala, NE 69153
Map and driving directions
308.568.8575

Oshkosh
Regional West Garden County
1100 W. Second St.
Oshkosh, NE 69154
Map and driving directions
308.772.3283

Kansas locations

Atwood
Rawlins County Health Center
707 Grant St.
Atwood, KS 67730
Map and driving directions
785.626.3211

Colby
Citizens Medical Center
100 E. College Drive
Colby, KS 67701
Map and driving directions
785.462.7511

Hoxie
Sheridan County Hospital
826 18th St.
Hoxie, KS 67740
Map and driving directions
785.675.3281

Norton
Norton County Hospital
807 N. State St.
Norton, KS 67654
Map and driving directions
785.877.3351

Oberlin
Decatur Health Systems
810 W. Columbia St.
Oberlin, KS 67749
Map and driving directions
785.475.2208

Meet our cardiologists

Our advanced practitioners are vital members of the Great Plains Heart and Vascular healthcare team.

  • Sadie Johnson, PA-C
  • Renee M. Lance, PA
  • Traci Hoatson, APRN

Heart attack survivor testimonials

A heart attack can be life-changing.

At Great Plains Health Heart & Vascular Center, our greatest reward is when our patients, like Molly, Rex and Lorraine, go on with their lives with healed hearts and healthier lifestyles.

Here are their inspiring stories—in their own words.

Molly

'36-year-olds don't have heart attacks'

When Molly realized she was having a heart attack, despite her young age, she wanted nothing more than to have her husband and her mother by her side. "I couldn't imagine me being somewhere else and not having my family there, even if I just needed a hug from my mom," she says. "I couldn't have asked for better care anywhere."

Rex

'The last cigarette I had was about 15 minutes before the heart attack'

Rex's light-headedness and blackout landed him in the Great Plains Health emergency department. It was a turning point. Today he's healthier than ever and enjoying life with his wife and grandchildren again. "You've got everything you need here to recover and to get on the right path," he says.

Lorraine

'You always think it's never going to happen to you'

Lorraine and her husband celebrated the Fourth of July with family and friends at a neighborhood cul-de-sac in North Platte. Cardiologist and neighbor Satya Nelluri, MD, celebrated there with his family as well. Two days later, Lorraine would see Dr. Nelluri again in the Great Plains Health emergency department. She was having a heart attack. Thanks to the quick action of the staff at Great Plains Health, she survived without long-term heart damage.

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