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Nebraska Hematology-Oncology to Add Trio of Physicians, Radiation Oncology Sites

Nebraska Hematology-Oncology is pleased to announce several key additions that will help serve patients in Lincoln and surrounding communities more comprehensively and more closely to where they live. These additions include three physicians that will start with NHO in early September. Two radiation oncologists, Dr. Phillip Hynes and Dr. Kevin Yiee, and palliative care physician Dr. Amanda Woodward will join the practice and will begin serving patients when they begin next month. In addition, three radiation oncology sites, currently known as Radiation Oncology Consultants, will move under Nebraska Hematology-Oncology to form NHO Radiation Oncology beginning September 5. Those sites are located in South Lincoln at 8001 Eiger Drive and North Lincoln at 3240 Folkways Boulevard and in Beatrice at 552 Sargent Street. Both the South Lincoln and Beatrice locations are currently operating while the North Lincoln location will open in October 2022.

“Adding three physicians that specialize in the areas of radiation oncology and palliative care is a monumental step in allowing us to serve our patients in a more comprehensive and convenient manner,” commented Amy King, Chief Executive Officer at Nebraska Hematology-Oncology. “This is part of an evolution at NHO that will allow patients to address more areas of their care within the NHO system which will believe will lead to more favorable outcomes and a better patient experience. These physicians are excellent practitioners and will work nicely with NHO’s patient-first approach to care. We can’t wait for our patients to begin seeing the benefits these providers will add to their level of care.” 

About the Physicians
Dr. Amanda Woodward recently completed her fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. She finished her residency in Family Medicine at Mercy/Methodist Family Medicine Residency in Sacramento, California. She is a 2011 graduate of Doane College in Crete and she received her Doctor of Medicine from UNMC in 2015. Dr. Woodward specializes in providing relief from the symptoms and stress of those who are facing serious illness and will begin at NHO on September 1. 

Dr. Phillip Hynes graduated from UNMC College of Medicine in 1987 and completed a one-year internship in internal medicine at the Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas. This was followed by a radiation oncology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas and a two-year fellowship in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology, is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology, the Nebraska State Medical Society, and the Lancaster County Medical Society. Dr. Hynes practiced in Norfolk, Nebraska and Yankton, South Dakota before coming to Lincoln in 1999. He has been part of Radiation Oncology Consultants since January 2015.

Dr. Kevin Yiee is a board-certified radiation oncologist. He completed a residency in radiation oncology at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. He holds a Medical Doctorate degree from the University of California San Francisco School of medicine and a master’s degree in public health from the Yale University School of Medicine. His undergraduate degree was completed at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Yiee has been in the Lincoln community since 2008 where he has served as Medical Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology at CHI St. Elizabeth. Dr. Yiee will begin seeing patients on September 6. 

Dr. Woodward will be practicing at NHO’s main office and appointments can be scheduled by calling 402-484-4900.

Dr. Hynes and Dr. Yiee can be scheduled by calling NHO Radiation Oncology at 402-904-7135.