About Us

Family Medical Specialties is a professional medical corporation originally established in Holdrege, Nebraska, in 1926. The Family Medical Specialties medical staff includes five physicians, three certified physician assistant, RNs, LPNs, medical technicians, radiology technicians and a variety of laboratory and support staff.

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  • Jeffrey Berney, M.D.
  • Scott Ehresman, M.D.
  • Shane M. Smith, M.D.
  • Kathryn C. Thelen, D.O.
  • Charles Christie, PA-C
  • Mallory Haas, PA-C
  • Katie Luthy, PA-C

We have established clinics with visiting specialists in the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Ear/Nose/Throat
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Spine
  • Wound Treatment
  • Urology

Our primary service area includes the following counties:

  • Phelps
  • Buffalo
  • Kearney
  • Harlan
  • Gosper
  • Furnas

We also see patients throughout southwest and south central Nebraska and northern Kansas.

Our modern offices include a certified and accredited laboratory, diagnostics lab and allergy center, digital x-ray, and bone density testing. The beautiful facility, opened in 2008, is designed around five central nursing stations, each serving six exam rooms. Two dedicated minor procedures rooms are also available. Specialized services such as physical therapy are available within our building as well.