Lead Instructor:


John is on staff at Bryan LGH Medical Center East and West, Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln Surgical Hospital, LOC Surgery Center and Seward Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants and is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

instructor background

John has been part of the military and civilian medical community since 2001. He was born in Alliance, NE and moved to Lincoln in 1987 where he graduated from Lincoln Southeast High School where he played Varsity baseball. After graduation John enlisted in the Army and completed his Combat Medic course in 2002. He then joined the Nebraska Army National Guard. In 2005 he completed a tour in Iraq as a medic. When he returned from Iraq he worked as a medic at a training academy in Ashland, NE. John applied in 2007 to the Military’s Inter-service Physician Assistant Program and graduated with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in May 2010. He completed his first year of training at Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas and completed his second year of training at Offutt AFB, NE. He then joined the Trauma Service at Bryan LGH Medical Center. In 2011 he completed a tour in Afghanistan as the CJSOTF-A Deputy Surgeon working with the Special Operation Community. Currently John is employed at an Orthopedic group in Lincoln, NE.