Offering the latest,
most advanced treatment of
the ear, nose, throat,
head and neck.

Offering the latest,most advanced treatment of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck.

Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.C. are dedicated to providing quality medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. As specialized otolaryngologists, we stay up to date on the most current treatments and are committed to treating our patients ethically and responsibly.

Hastings Medical Park, Suite 203 • 2115 North Kansas Ave. • Hastings, NE 68901 • 402.463.2431

Patient Information

Office Hours
We are open 9 am – 5 pm CST, Monday through Friday.

Appointments
No referrals are necessary. You may make an appointment by calling 402-463-2431.

In Case of Emergency
During office hours, call us at 402-463-2431 or go to the hospital emergency room. After hours, go to the hospital emergency room or call our answering service at our office number.

Insurance/Payment Policy
We accept most insurance plans, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Midlands Health Partners, Mutual of Omaha, and United Health Care and Coventry of Nebraska.

We also accept Arbor Health of Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Coventry Nebraska Medicaid plans.

Satellites and Affiliates
We are associated with several hospitals and clinics, including:

  • Family Health Services Clinic, Geneva, NE
  • McCook Clinic, McCook, NE
  • Memorial Hospital, Aurora, NE
  • Thayer County Health Services, Hebron , NE
  • York General Health Care Services, York, NE

 

Downloadable Patient Forms

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New Patient Form English Download PDF  
Pre-Op Forms
General English Download PDF Spanish Download PDF
Hastings Surgery Center English Download PDF Spanish Download PDF
Mary Lanning English Download PDF Spanish Download PDF
Pre-Op Sinus surgery English Download PDF  
Procedural/Post Op Instructions
ABR English Download PDF  
Allergy Test English Download PDF  
ENG English Download PDF  
Audio Tests English Download PDF  
T & A English Download PDF Spanish Download PDF
Tube Information English Download PDF Spanish Download PDF
Canalith Repositioning
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Dizziness Questions English Download PDF  

Our Physicians

Dr. Richard Bowen
Dr. Bowen completed his residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Board Certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck surgery, he is a member of the American Rhinologic Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery.

Dr. Mark L. Keller
Dr. Keller completed his residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Board Certified in Otolaryngology head and neck surgery, he is a member of the American Rhinologic Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and neck surgery.


Our Specialties

The following is a partial list of the quality medial and surgical treatments
we provide for care of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck.

Allergies/Hay Fever

Allergy symptoms, including nasal congestion, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and sore throat, can affect Eustachian tube function and asthma. We are proud to offer immunotherapy (desensitization with allergy shots), as it offers the only lasting relief for allergies. Other treatments may include allergen avoidance and over-the-counter and prescription medications.

Chronic Ear Infections

Young children (and sometimes adults) can get persistent fluid in the middle ear, or recurrent ear infections. In children, the can lead to a hearing loss and speech delay. Ear infections can usually be treated medically, but occasionally ventilating tubes are needed. Some people also have problems with “swimmer’s ear,” which is a chronic external ear infection.

Head and Neck Cancer

We look for lumps nodules, nodes or fullness. These cancers can make their presence known through a lump in the neck, voice changes, difficulty swallowing, persistent earaches and other symptoms. Early detection and treatment can often lead to a cure.

Hearing Loss

Mainly caused by aging or noise exposure, hearing loss can also arise from impacted earwax, trauma, middle ear fluid or fixation of the bones in the middle ear. We use the latest therapies and treatments to restore as much of your hearing as possible.

Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) is the branch of medicine and surgery that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the head and neck. We provide quality medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck for patients of all ages, including children.

Snoring /Sleep Apnea

Heavy, loud snoring can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which can lead to daytime sleepiness, decreased concentration, impotence, hypertension and heart enlargement. Sleep apnea can be life threatening. Treatment for heavy snoring and apnea can include CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), weight loss and surgery.

Thyroid/Parathyroid Nodules

The vast majority of these fairly common nodules are non-cancerous. They should all be evaluated, however, typically with a physical examination, fine needle biopsy and ultrasound. We are experts at removal and we monitor vocal cords during surgery.

Midwest Hearing Specialists

If your current hearing aid leaves you missing important sounds, such
as conversations in noisy situations, it’s time to try something different.
Midwest Hearing Specialists is a division of Midwest Ear, Nose, & Throat
Specialists, P.C. They offer the latest advancements in hearing aid technology,
including quality hearing aids that are nearly undetectable to others.

If your current hearing aid leaves you missing important sounds, such as conversations in noisy situations, it’s time to try something different. Midwest Hearing Specialists is a division of Midwest Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialists, P.C. They offer the latest advancements in hearing aid technology, including quality hearing aids that are nearly undetectable to others.

Hastings Medical Park, Suite 203
2115 North Kansas Avenue
Hastings, Nebraska 68901
Tel: 402-463-2431

Gary L. Wyeno
Au. D., CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology

Amy Svoboda
BC-HIS
Hearing Aid Specialist


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