Awards and Achievements

OWH Story Spotlights Methodist's Surgical Suite & 125-Year History

Published: Dec. 8, 2016
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See the story that posted to Omaha World-Herald's online edition on December 8: "Methodist's cutting-edge surgical suite opens 'world of possibilities.'" To read the story on, click here

The story focuses on Methodist's 125-year history of surgical excellence, with a brief look back at one of the founding fathers of Methodist Hospital: Dr. Harold Gifford Sr., the internationally renowned eye surgeon who donated his Omaha eye and ear clinic in 1891 to give the community a Methodist Hospital open to all, regardless of religion, race, gender or ability to pay.

Also outlined in the story is Methodist's leadership role as Nebraska's busiest surgical hospital, with insights the impact of the new surgical suites at Methodist Hospital, the most extensive renovation and expansion project of our 125-year history.

Quoted in the story:

  • Steve Goeser, Methodist Hospital President & CEO
  • Jay Jadlowski, Service Executive for Methodist Hospital’s Surgical Services
  • Niyati Nadkarni, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist
  • John Park, MD, Vascular surgeon

The Meaning of Care Magazine Cover Story: "Surgical Suites Built for the Future"

To revisit the longer version of this story that appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of The Meaning of Care Magazine, click here.

Series of Three 125th Anniversary-Related Stories

In the fourth quarter of 2016, three 125th anniversary-related sponsored features appeared on