Primary Healthcare Services

Bluestem Health in Lincoln, Nebraska has been providing integrated healthcare services in our community since 2003. We have been on the cutting-edge of family medical practices in Lincoln by implementing an integrated care model that offers our patients family medicine and pediatrics, behavioral health, dental services, pharmacies, and more – all through one organization.

Our primary focus at Bluestem Health is the well-being of our patients. This means making sure patients receive the highest quality services, from preventive care to chronic disease management, through all stages of life. Our vision is to create a healthy community and that begins by helping all people get access to primary care when they need it and where they need it. Bluestem Health in Lincoln has six locations throughout the community to make it easier for patients to obtain services close to work and home.

We are committed to being the leading resource for all patients in the Lincoln area.

Our Services

Our Kreshel Clinic offers full scope care including x-ray services on-site for Kreshel Clinic patients and x-ray access for all Bluestem Health patients from other clinics.

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We offer excellent pediatric care in our Pediatrics at Kreshel Clinic. Our physicians know it is important to work together with parents and caregivers toward achieving their common goal – excellent childhood health that sets a child up for a healthy lifetime. We provide wellness care and routine check-ups, same-day visit to help your child get healthy when they are ill, routine immunizations, and education for a lifetime of great health.

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A well-child visit is a complete physical exam is performed by our providers so that they can track your child’s growth and development in order to find or prevent problems. The child’s height, weight, and other information are recorded. Hearing, vision, and other screenings may also be done.

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We have compassionate providers who care about you and your family and your future, especially when it comes to family planning. Bluestem Health offers a variety of contraceptive services. Our providers will discuss the contraception options available so that you can decide what will work best for you and your family.

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Telehealth provides online doctor visits and consults via a secure video. While we know that being seen by a provider in-person is always the best option, we feel that this is a great alternative and should be available, especially in crisis. This is why we continue to offer Telehealth services for our patients.

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Bluestem Health offers a variety of laboratory testing on-site at its five family medicine clinics.

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We offer a full scope of obstetric services, including prenatal care during your pregnancy, the delivery of your baby, newborn and postpartum care.

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Maintaining routine visits with your primary care provider is highly recommended for optimal healthcare results.

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We treat acute conditions at Bluestem Health. These are considered brief but severe illnesses, such as colds and flu, and can often result from disease or trauma, and during recovery from surgery. 

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Getting regular screenings are a good way to detect early signs of health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, colorectal cancer, diabetes, breast cancer, depression, and other illnesses that can lead to more complex health problems.

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Annual physical health exams and tests can help find problems before they start.

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Immunizations, also known as vaccines, help your body’s immune system fight off diseases, such as measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox, and are scheduled at various stages of life.

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Primary Healthcare Providers

Andrew Shahan, MD

Deputy Medical Director

Anthony Cox, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Arianne Gesell, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Bich Chau

Bich Chau, MD

Family Medicine

Caitlin Neukirch, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Charles Kreshel, MD

Charles Kreshel, MD

Family Medicine

Erica Peterson, MD

Family Medicine | Pediatrician
Heather Kleeman

Heather Kleeman, DO

Family Medicine
Horacio Alvarez Ramirez

Horacio Alvarez Ramirez, MD

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Humaira Qasimyar, MD

Family Medicine | Pediatrician

John Grandgenett, APRN-NP

Family Nurse Practitioner
Meet Julia Lainhart, PA-C

Julia Lainhart, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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