Saluting Our Safety Experts

A multidisciplinary team of experts worked together to establish the refined processes and precautions which keep our patients and staff safe during this unprecedented pandemic. We salute these infectious disease, critical care and pulmonary specialists from CHI Health and our academic partner, Creighton University School of Medicine. Their guidance provides peace of mind as we continue to care for our community.

Critical Care/Pulmonology


Zachary DePew, MD

Douglas Moore, MD

Salam Salman, MD

Michael Sanley, MD

Lee Morrow, MD

Naresh Dewan, MD

Bryan Krajicek, MD

Robert Plambeck, MD

Adam Highley, MD

Venketraman Sahasranaman, MD

Stanley Thomas, DO

Suchitra Pilli, MD

Shraddha Narechania, MBBS

Nikhil Jagan, MBBS

Carolina Landeen, MD

Afoma King, MD

Dennis Thiel, MD


Jeffery Macaraeg, MD

Craig Cookman, DO

Cliff Janikowski, MD

Jacqueline Chung, MD

Jared Alberts, MD

Michael Kaster, MD

William Pruett, MD

Ryan Mertens, DO

Ali Nayfeh, MBBS

Austin Loranger, MD

Andrew Elliott, DO

Advanced Practice Providers

Kristina Dada, PA

Katie McGill, NP

Jill Danahay, NP

Josh Ridder, PA

Angelika Stevens, NP

Alisha Josephson, NP

Joe Manasek, PA

Tom Baker, NP

Jason Carey, NP

Amy Houlihan, NP

Jonathon Knedler, NP

Marian Meduna, PA

Jeana Westover, NP

Erica Fritz, NP

Kaitlin Massdam, NP

Scott Sorenson, PA (PRN)

Lindsey Swantek, NP (PRN)

Lauren Magill, NP (PRN)

Infectious Disease


Gorby, Gary L., MD

Alchreiki, Maher, MD

Bittner, Marvin J., MD

Horne, John, MD

Mendoza, Neil, MD

Quimby, David, MD

Velagapudi, Manasa, MBBS

Vivekanandan, Renuga, MD

Gobbo Paul, MD


Sanu-Rajendraprasad, MBBS

Faran Ahmad, MBBS

Ali Eskandar, MBBCh

Advanced Practice Providers

Heather E. Chambers, APRN

Rachel E. Cushing, PA-C

Meagan L. Driesen, DNP

Sarah P. Hennings, PA-C

Tiffany M. Kalin, APRN

Jennifer M. Livermore, APRN

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