Nemaha County Hospital Announces New Colorectal Surgeon

AUBURN, Nebr. (Sept. 26, 2022) – Nemaha County Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Kelly J. Krier to the medical team. Dr. Krier is board certified in colorectal surgery and general surgery with additional interest in cancer prevention, benign conditions, treatment of anorectal conditions, fissures, and incontinence.

“We are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Krier to our team,” said Marty Fattig, CEO at Nemaha County Hospital. “She is an esteemed Colorectal Surgeon and will enhance the care we provide to our patients as well as the capabilities of this hospital.”

A South Dakota native and graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science with Highest Honors, Dr. Krier received a medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine and then completed a residency in general surgery at The University of New Mexico. Her interest in colorectal surgery led her on to do a fellowship in colorectal surgery in Utah.

“I am thrilled to be providing service to Nemaha County Hospital and to add my focus of colorectum diseases to the services and treatments that the hospital is able to offer the people in this region,” said Krier. Dr. Krier, will be holding clinic and performing surgeries on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

About Nemaha County Hospital

Located in Auburn, Nebr., Nemaha County Hospital is a county-owned critical access hospital serving the Southeast Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri regional area. Nemaha County Hospital was named a 2020 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital.