Alegent Health Welcomes Physician Certified in Menopause Care
Release Date: 03/20/2009
Media Contact: Jen Kucirek
(402) 343-4676

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Mary Cunnane, MDOMAHA, Neb. – A new physician brings her expertise in women’s health to Omaha and the patients at Alegent Health Clinic. Mary Cunnane, M.D. is focusing her practice on gynecology, ultrasound services and in-office procedures at the Midtown Women’s Health Clinic and Lakeside Hospital. She also offers outreach care to patients in Schuyler.

As a women’s health specialist, Dr. Cunnane is specially trained in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders. She earned her medical degree from Chicago’s Rush Medical College in 1980 and completed residency training in OB/GYN at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital and at the University of New Mexico Hospital in 1986. She is board certified by and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Dr. Cunnane is a certified menopause practitioner through the North American Menopause Society. More than 450 providers have this certification nationwide - Dr. Cunnane is the only certified physician practicing in Nebraska. She brings extensive experience in OB/GYN ultrasound from her previous practice, which was accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Prior to joining Alegent Health, Dr. Cunnane was part of a 10-woman practice caring for 75,000 women in and around Rochester, New York. She also spent more than 23 years working in women’s health in Arizona and New Mexico.

For more information or to set up an appointment with Dr. Cunnane, please call 1-800-Alegent or visit her online at alegent.com.

About Alegent Health
Alegent Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare system in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa with ten hospitals, more than 100 sites of service, over 1,300 physicians on its medical staff and roughly 9,000 employees. Alegent Health is ranked first in the country in quality and patient satisfaction according to the Network for Regional healthcare Improvement (NRHI). That exceptional commitment to providing patient focused care for the body, mind and spirit of every person keeps Alegent Health faithful to its Mission, which was inspired by its sponsors, Catholic Health Initiatives and Immanuel Health Systems. At Alegent Health, patients and their families find a continuum of care, from women's and children's services, primary care, wellness counseling, and senior care to cardiovascular services, orthopaedics, oncology, physical rehabilitation and behavioral health. Alegent Health is online at www.alegent.com.