About the Providers

Don Rice

M.D., FAAFP
rice Donald T. Rice, M.D., FAAFP currently owns and operates the Urgent Care Clinic of Lincoln. The clinic opened in November of 2005 and has been serving the greater Lincoln area. Dr. Rice has a background in both family and emergency medicine and takes advantage of both to blend these backgrounds into the Urgent Care environment.

Dr. Rice received his doctoral training at Creighton University School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Riverside General Hospital by serving as Chief Resident in 1996.

Dr. Rice returned to Nebraska and worked primarily in rural Nebraska in primary care and emergency medicine from 1996-2002. He served as the Assistant Medical Director of the Columbus Community Hospital Emergency Room up to 2002.

Dr. Rice maintains outside professional activities as well. He currently serves as the Statewide EMS Physician Medical Director to the State of Nebraska. He has held this role since 2001. Dr. Rice has published on management of cardiac patients in rural environments and developed the Nebraska Statewide STEMI system which is in use today. His knowledge of medical informatics has allowed him to serve as a consultant in EMS to other states including Alaska, Wisconsin, Atlanta, and NewHampshire. He is currently working on a statewide deployment of automated chest compression devices which will improve survival in cardiac arrest in the State of Nebraska.

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Don Rice

M.D., FAAFP

Donald T. Rice, M.D., FAAFP currently owns and operates the Urgent Care Clinic of Lincoln. The clinic opened in November of 2005 and has been serving the greater Lincoln area. Dr. Rice has a background in both family and emergency medicine and takes advantage of both to blend these backgrounds into the Urgent Care environment.

Dr. Rice received his doctoral training at Creighton University School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Riverside General Hospital by serving as Chief Resident in 1996.

Dr. Rice returned to Nebraska and worked primarily in rural Nebraska in primary care and emergency medicine from 1996-2002. He served as the Assistant Medical Director of the Columbus Community Hospital Emergency Room up to 2002.

Dr. Rice maintains outside professional activities as well. He currently serves as the Statewide EMS Physician Medical Director to the State of Nebraska. He has held this role since 2001. Dr. Rice has published on management of cardiac patients in rural environments and developed the Nebraska Statewide STEMI system which is in use today. His knowledge of medical informatics has allowed him to serve as a consultant in EMS to other states including Alaska, Wisconsin, Atlanta, and NewHampshire. He is currently working on a statewide deployment of automated chest compression devices which will improve survival in cardiac arrest in the State of Nebraska.

Bridget Green

Bridget Green

PA-C

Bridget Green is a native of Stuart, Nebraska. After graduating from University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Psychology, she worked for Pfizer as a chemist from 1999-2004. In 2004, she enrolled at Union College in Lincoln where she earned her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Bridget has been a Physician Assistant with Urgent Care Clinic of Lincoln since 2009, specializing in women’s health. She is married and has two children.

Wanda Wynn

Wanda Wynn

PA-C

Wanda comes to us as a Midwest native of Clinton, Iowa. She began her employment with us in August of 2011. She began her medical career in nursing, graduating with a BSN in 1988. She worked in various critical care units for four years before returning to school to pursue a PA degree. She received her PA degree from Cook County Hospital/Malcolm X College in 1994. Since receiving her degree she has worked in family practice, internal medicine and has spent the last three years working in the urgent care setting. She and her husband moved to Lincoln in 2010 with their daughter and are happy to be back in the Midwest.

Sharon Spethman

Sharon Spethman

PA-C

Sharon Spethman is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science degree in May 1991. After living in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 11 years she was happy to return to her hometown to be close to family. In 2011 she was accepted to the Union College Physician Assistant Program, where she earned her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She was a Master Capstone honors recipient of the Class of 2014. She became board certified and licensed in the state of Nebraska in June 2014, and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, as well as the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants. She has specialty experience in dermatology.