- Published: 30 August 2011
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“My goal as a Physician Assistant is to work with the LOC Spine Team to develop comprehensive education and treatment covering all aspects of spine care. I believe patients should be actively involved in decisions and take ownership of their care. By doing so, they will better achieve a fundamental change in their lives and the best possible outcome.”
Mike Koebernick joined Lincoln Orthopaedic Center in July 2013. He works with Dr. McCullen to provide spine education and care for patients in Lincoln and surrounding communities. Mike has worked with Dr. Geoffrey McCullen for over 12 years. Mikes’ background in healthcare began at Madonna working as a Certified Nursing Assistant while pursuing his Bachelors of Science in Biology at University of Nebraska Lincoln. After graduation, he enrolled in the accelerated nursing program at Creighton University where he finished Magna Cum Laude. Mike accepted a position at University Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in cardiac critical care and worked there for several years. At that time, Mike decided to pursue Physician Assistant studies at St. Louis University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2000. He then returned to Lincoln to begin working with Dr. McCullen.
Mike is originally from South Sioux City, NE. His father was Athletic Director and coach for over 30 years which taught Mike at an early age the importance of sports and community as the key to a healthy lifestyle.
Mike is a Certified Physician Assistant and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants.
Mike and his wife have three sons. In his free time, he enjoys biking, running, competing in adventure races and coaching his boys’ sports teams.