Workers Comp

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At GIKK Ortho Specialists, we understand the special challenges presented in treating work-related injuries and conditions. We know there is delicate balance between providing conservative treatment while quickly returning employees back to work, and providing excellent medical care to the injured worker.

GIKK Ortho Specialists is dedicated to making workers compensation cases as seamless as possible. We believe in working closely with the patient, the employer, and the insurance carrier to develop an appropriate course of treatment.

We have the following services to demonstrate our commitment to workers’ compensation cases:

  • Prompt evaluation and treatment of work-related injuries
  • Dedicated Worker’s Compensation Coordinator
  • Coordinated case management
  • Conservative approach to care
  • Safe, quick return to work for employees
  • Four convenient clinic locations around the Omaha metro
  • Immediate appointment access through Ortho Urgent Care
  • Access to 17 board certified, orthopedic sub-specialized physicians
  • A history of experienced, high-quality professional care
  • Comprehensive care for nearly all musculoskeletal injuries and conditions

Worker’s Compensation Coordinators

Amber Penney and Chris Dimartino are the Work Comp Coordinator for GIKK Ortho Specialists. They can be your contact for all work related items including appointments, necessary reports, and will function as your liaison with all of our GIKK physicians. If you wish, you can contact the physician’s nurse directly and/or work through the Work Comp Coordinators.

Omaha & Bellevue:     Fremont:
Amber Penney    Chris Dimartino
Ph: (402)361-5274    Ph: (402)391-1361
Fax: (402) 926-3240    Fax: (402)721-9661
Email: apenney@gikk.com    Email: cdimartino@gikk.com

Orthopedic Education Seminar Series

GIKK offers a FREE quarterly seminar targeted towards physicians, physicians assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, nurses, attorneys, nurse case managers and insurance adjusters and is typically good for one (1) free continuing education credit.  The seminars are rotated between our West Omaha and Central Omaha offices. Seating may be limited. Contact Amber at 402-361-5274 to get more details on the subject matter or to reserve a space.

If you have any questions, or we can be of additional service, please feel free to contact Amber directly for all your work comp care needs.

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