Better Care for the Good Life begins with healing professionals who know you and your family, and truly care about your well-being. Community Hospital has been fortunate to attract some of the finest physicians, surgeons, specialists, and physicians’ assistants anywhere. We hope you'll take a moment to learn about the dedicated people who bring world-class health care to your hometown every day. We're very proud of them, and we're sure you'll be impressed with the wide range of routine and specialized care available through Community Hospital.
A complete database of our medical staff is available to you. You can search the database by selecting the first letter of a physician's last name. Or, search by the specialty you are interested in to find a complete list of available physicians.
Rick Heirigs, M.D.
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Dr. Heirigs received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, S.D. He then completed an internal medicine residency as well as a cardiology fellowship at the Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and board-eligible for its subspecialty of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Heirigs is also a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Cardiology. He specializes in preventative and diagnostic cardiology as well as is experienced in nuclear cardiology, diagnostic coronary cardiac catheterization and trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiograms.
Nebraska Heart Institute
1307 Oak Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Phone 1: (308) 532-5522