Shawnee Mission Health Adds Neurosurgery Practice on Shawnee Mission Medical Center Campus
Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) welcomes Paul O’Boynick, MD; Mark L.
Pemberton, PA-C; Darren Lovick, MD; and Michelle Martin, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CNRN
to Shawnee Mission Neurosurgery. The new practice is located in the Shawnee
Mission Medical Building on the Shawnee Mission Medical Center campus. Shawnee
Mission Neurosurgery will work closely with SMH’s physician network to ensure
seamless treatment for patients’ complex neurological conditions.
With the help of the industry’s most advanced technology, Shawnee Mission Neurosurgery’s Board-certified neurological surgeons are well equipped to deliver highly accurate diagnoses and perform complex surgical procedures. Medtronic’s O-Arm® Multi-dimensional Surgical Imaging System allows the surgeons to quickly access 3D images during spinal procedures and improves visualization during complex and minimally invasive surgeries.
“Shawnee Mission Health is dedicated to improving the quality of care
for our patients that require Neurosurgical services. We are pleased to expand
the Neurosurgical services we are offering with the addition of Drs. O’Boynick
and Lovick and the neurosurgery team,” said the Shawnee Mission Physicians
Group’s Chief Operating Officer Scott Woods.
Dr. O’Boynick is Board-certified in Neurological Surgery. He earned his medical
doctorate at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his
residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. O’Boynick previously
served as the Chief of Neurosurgery for the University of Kansas Medical
Mark Pemberton, PA-C earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at
Pittsburg State University, and completed the Physician’s Assistant Program at
Wichita State University. He spent the past 11 years working in tandem with Dr.
O’Boynick as a neurosurgery Physician Assistant and is an active member of the
Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician
Dr. Lovick is Board-certified in Neurological Surgery. He earned his
medical doctorate at the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed
his residency at the University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery.
Previously, Dr. Lovick served as the Director of Neurosurgery for Saint Luke’s
Michelle Martin, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CNRN earned her nursing degree at the
University of Kansas School of Nursing. She is RNFA Certified and a Certified Neuroscience
Registered Nurse, and an active member of the American Association of
About Shawnee Mission
Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) includes Shawnee Mission Medical
Center (SMMC) in Merriam, Kan., a 504-bed facility with more than 22,000
inpatient admissions and more than 200,000 outpatient admissions annually; SMH
– Prairie Star; SMH – Overland Park and Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care
and physician practices located throughout Johnson and Leavenworth Counties. SMMC
is the only hospital to earn a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services. SMH employs more than 3,200 local residents and supports
an exceptional staff of nearly 700 physicians. SMH is part of Adventist Health System (AHS),
the largest not-for-profit, Protestant health care organization in the nation.
Visit us online at ShawneeMission.org.