Phillips County Health Systems is pleased to announce that Doak Doolittle, M.D., FACS will be joining our medical provider team beginning October 1, 2019. Dr. Doolittle will be providing general medicine care at the Phillips County Medical Clinic, Emergency Department coverage and patient care at the Phillips County Hospital, and begin general surgical procedures later in 2020.
“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Doolittle back to PCHS,” said Rex Walk, CEO. “Having served PCHS and our community from roughly 1983 to 2011 while employed at Holdrege Medical Center and Great Plains Surgery, he is a familiar and trusted face for many of our patients. He provides a great blend of top-notch clinical care, surgical capabilities, ER trauma experience, and a strong passion for providing patient-centered, community-based care.”
Dr. Doolittle completed medical school at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Following his surgical internship and residency at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Broadlawns Polk County Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, he completed his cardio thoracic surgery residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with distinction from Iowa State University.
Since leaving the Holdrege, NE area to care for family, Dr. Doolittle has practiced surgery and had a general medical clinic practice in Cameron, MO and Gordon, NE. “His desire to return to the area demonstrates the positive, lasting impact our community members can make and what a vital role they play in our ability to attract and retain quality healthcare providers,” said Tara Overmiller, Marketing and Strategic Director.
Dr. Doolittle has three grown children, Derrick Doolittle, M.D., Drake Doolittle, who has a Masters of History from George Mason University, and Britain Doolittle, DDS. He enjoys time with his two grandchildren and is an avid Royals and Chiefs fan.
The Phillips County Health Systems’ medical provider team also includes Dr. Tyson Wisinger, Jennifer Hamons, P.A.-C., Tyler Antenen, P.A.-C, Shelly Cote’, A.P.R.N.-C., Robyn Burwell, A.P.R.N.-C, and Tim Seifert, P.A.-C.
To inquire about appointments or establishing care with Dr. Doolittle once his clinic practice opens, please call the Phillips County Medical Clinic at 785-543-5211.