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Phelps Memorial Health Center is excited to welcome Nick Reed, PA-C, and Tiffany Byrkit, PA-C to the Emergency Medicine team.

Nick Reed, PA-C, earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2018.  He’s practiced and brings experience in Family Medicine as well as orthopedics.

Nick resides in Kearney, with his wife Kellie and children Bekkan, Stevie, and Jackson. 

“I will provide a high level of care to patients who present to the ER and treat conditions as quickly and effectively as I can,” said Nick. He added, “I enjoy getting to know my patients and hearing their story.  I hope my patients will always feel loved and heard when I serve as their provider.”

Tiffany Byrkit, PA-C, received her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Union College, Lincoln. She has been practicing for nine years and brings experience in orthopedics, emergency medicine, and other areas. 

Tiffany resides in Kearney, with her husband David and children Blake and Everleigh. Her hobbies include golf, hunting and fishing with her family.  She also enjoys refinishing furniture.

Tiffany said, “Patients can expect compassionate care, as well as confident care, so that each and every patient knows without a doubt that they are in good hands.”

Other current ER providers at Phelps Memorial Health Center include Ryan Lieske, PA, Tiffany Weeder, APRN, Denise Poland, APRN, Rochelle Herrada, APRN, Elizabeth Patterson, APRN, Katie Luthy, PA, and Kameron Murray, PA