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Shawnee Mission Health Adds Neurosurgery Practice on Shawnee Mission Medical Center Campus
Merriam, KS
03/16/2017 12:36 PM

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 Center.

 

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 Assistants.

 

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 Health System.

 

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 Neuroscience Nursing.

 

About Shawnee Mission Health

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.

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Morgan Shandler
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