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New Clinic, Increasing Access to Care for Northwest Omaha

April 4, 2022

Immediate Release

Boys Town Pediatrics Opens New Clinic, Increasing Access to Care for Northwest Omaha Families

OMAHA, NEB. - Boys Town Pediatrics is happy to announce the addition of the Maple Street Pediatric Clinic at 168th & Maple, providing access to pediatric primary care closer to home for families in northwest Omaha.

Boys Town Pediatrics knows that mental health is just as important as physical health, so the clinic offers both pediatric and child and adolescent psychiatry services.

“As the Omaha area continues to grow, so will we,” said Heather Zimmerman, M.D., Pediatric Practice Leader at Boys Town Pediatrics. “We want to make sure we are where growing families are so they can have reliable, easy-to-access physical and mental health care.”

This new clinic will give families access to:

·         Extended hours

·         Same-day sick visits

·         Virtual visits

·         24-hour appointment scheduling

·         A 24-hour nurse hotline

The Boys Town Pediatrics Maple Street Clinic will be home to three pediatricians: Danielle Empson, M.D.; Caitlin Gillespie, D.O.; and Patrick Doherty, M.D. Boys Town Child & Adolescent Psychiatry patients at the Maple Street Clinic will be seen by Susan Gripp, DNP, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC.

Boys Town Maple Street Clinic

3838 North 167th Court Omaha, NE 68116

Boys Town Pediatrics: 531-355-7500

Boys Town Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: 531-355-1449 For more information, visit


Boys Town Pediatrics is keeping kids healthy with extended evening and weekend appointments and scheduled same day sick appointments seven days a week. Our board-certified pediatric specialists offer diagnosis and treatment services for life-altering disorders, chronic conditions and serious injuries. To learn more about our specialized care for kids and meet the physicians of Boys Town Pediatrics, visit Boys Town Pediatrics, together caring for kids.

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