Nemaha County Hospital Welcomes Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons

Podiatrists will hold clinics twice a month

AUBURN, Nebr. (Feb. 16, 2023) – Nemaha County Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of podiatrists from the Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons.  The doctors will rotate in the clinics on the 2nd Thursday and 4th Wednesday of each month beginning February 22nd

“We are excited to have these doctors join our team,” said Marty Fattig, CEO at Nemaha County Hospital.  “This practice offers the entire spectrum of foot and ankle care, from routine foot and ankle care to surgeries and we are thrilled that we can now offer these services to the community.”

Dr. David Waters founded Platte River Foot & Ankle Surgeons to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art solutions to patients with foot and ankle pain.  After receiving a doctorate in podiatric medicine from Kent State University in Independence, Ohio, Waters went on to St. John Hospital and Medical Center, in Detroit, for three years of residency and served as the chief podiatric surgical resident.  Others in the practice include Evan Lenertz, DPM, a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon with a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from Des Moines, University and a residency at St. Mary Mercy and St. Joseph Hospitals outside of Detroit, Michigan and Ashley Anderson, a board-certified physician’s assistant.

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 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital.