DR. JOHNG: A longtime member of this practice, Dr. Chris Johng’s knowledge, excellent bedside manner and surgical skill contribute to his standing as a medical leader in our community. Dr. Johng received his M.D. from The Ohio State University in 1985 and went on to complete is four year residency at the University of West Virginia. After completing his education, Dr. Johng served in the United States Air Force, before practicing in Salem and Wilmington, Ohio. Moving to North Platte in 1994, he has built a career on discerning and quality care. As a long-time Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG), Dr. Johng maintains his board certification with annual testing conducted by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). In his free time, Dr. Johng enjoys cooking, soccer and philosophy.
DR. BIANCO: With a reputation for his compasionate care, as well as his excellent outcomes in both the operating and delivery rooms, Dr. Michael Bianco is sought out by patients from around Western Nebraska. Dr. Bianco completed his M.D. in 1989 at the Creighton School of Medicine in Omaha. Subsequently, he did a four year residency at the University of Kansas – Wichita. Prior to practicing in North Platte, Dr. Bianco served in the United States Air Force, and later had a practice in Grand Island. Dr. Bianco is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG) and maintains his board certification with annual testing conducted by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). When not caring for his patients, Dr. Bianco enjoys spending time with his family, riding his horses, and bow hunting.
DR. SHORT: Dr. Amy Short provides women and girls with innovative gynecological care and excellent obstetrical and surgical outcomes. Dr. Short earned her M.D. in 2001 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. As an officer in the United States Navy (USN), she completed her four year residency at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG) and maintains her board certification with annual testing conducted by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). After 9 years of service in the USN, Dr. Short entered private, civilian practice in Wichita, KS. Dr. Short joined our practice in 2014. She has specialized training in both Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Short finds joy spending time at home with her family, and with her horse, Jazz.
DR. KLUG: With kindness and intelligence, Dr. Benjamin Klug provides outstanding, state-of-the-art care in routine and high-risk obstetrics, gynecology and gynecological surgery. Dr. Klug graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. In June 2016, Dr. Klug completed the four year OBGYN residency in the Kansas University-Wichita program. He is eligible for board certification with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, having completed his written boards and now preparing to sit for his oral board examination. Originally from McCook, Nebraska, Dr. Klug is thankful to be back in Western Nebraska and for the opportunity to raise his family with the same small town values that both he and his wife experienced growing up and attending college in Nebraska. They have 3 young children and he enjoys spending time at the lake, woodworking and hunting.
HOLLY ERNST: As a physician assistant, Holly Ernst serves women during pregnancy and when in need of routine and preventative gynecological treatments. Holly began her career in medicine by graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University – Billings in 2012. She received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Rocky Mountain College in 2014. While working towards her degrees, Holly gained valuable experience serving as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant and a Scrub Technician, assisting on many obstetrical surgeries. Working closely with our physicians and nurses, Holly provides a vital service to our clinical team and compassionate care to you.