Joseph B. Thibodeau, M.D.


Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency: University of Arizona in Tucson
Fellowship: University of Missouri-Kansas City/Mid America Heart Institute
Clinic Website: Heart & Vascular Specialists

Alegent Creighton Clinic

Cardiology (Papillion)
11111 S. 84th Street
Midlands Hospital Suite 2119
Papillion, NE 68046
Phone: 402-398-5880
Fax: 402-592-9020

Cardiology (Bergan)
7500 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68124
Phone: 402-398-5880
Fax: 402-398-6716

Cardiology (Immanuel)
6901 N 72nd Street
Immanuel Medical Center Suite 3330
Omaha, NE 68122
Phone: 402-398-5880
Fax: 402-398-6716

Cardiology (Webster)
3006 Webster Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: 402-717-0717
Fax: 402-717-6053

Cardiology (Schuyler)
1721 Colfax Street
Schuyler, NE 68661
Phone: 402-352-3745
Fax: 402-352-8750

Cardiology (Lakeside)
16909 Lakeside Hills Court
LAKESIDE ONE Professional Center Suite 101
Omaha, NE 68130
Phone: 402-398-5880
Fax: 402-502-5501

Cardiology (Mercy Council Bluffs)
800 Mercy Drive
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone: 402-398-5880
Fax: 712-325-2468

Hospital Affiliation:

Dr. Thibodeau was born and raised in Omaha. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1997. That same year, he entered medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine on Omaha, earning his MD in 2001. Dr. Thibodeau completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson from 2001 to 2004. At the completion of his Internal Medicine residency, Dr. Thibodeau accepted an invitation to be a Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City/Mid America Heart Institute, ultimately serving as the Chief Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow. During his three year Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, Dr. Thibodeau underwent additional training in patient selection, implantation, and management of pacemakers, biventricular pacemakers, and defibrillators. Dr. Thibodeau returned to Omaha in July, 2007 when he joined the Nebraska Heart Institute as an Invasive Cardiologist. In March of 2008, Dr. Thibodeau left the Nebraska Heart Institute and became a founding member of the Alegent Health Clinic Heart and Vascular Specialists, the first and only cardiology/cardiothoracic surgery employed exclusive by Alegent.

Dr. Thibodeau is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine. He has also completed the exam for special competency in cardiac pacing and defibrillation through the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRExam) and is recognized as a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist.

Dr. Thibodeau is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Nebraska Medical Association, and the Metro Omaha Medical Society.


Thibodeau JB, Pillarisetti J, Khumri TM, Jones PG, Main ML. Mortality rates and clinical predictors of reduced survival after cardioverter defibrillator implantation. American Journal of Cardiology. 2008 Mar 15;101(6):861-4.

Thompson RC, Thibodeau JB, Ramza BM. Computed tomography angiographic demonstration of collateral circulation in superior vena cava syndrome. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. 2008 Jan; 2(1):57-58.

Khumri TM, Thibodeau JB, Main ML. Transesophageal echocardiographic diagnosis of left atrial appendage occluder device infection. European Journal of Echocardiography. 2007 Aug 4; [Epub ahead of print].

Cardiology Information

Cardiologists are specialists in the prevention, detection and treatment of diseases of the heart, lungs and blood vessels. They manage complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks, heart disease and life threatening abnormal heart beat rhythms.