Regional West Recognizes Neurosurgery Awareness Month

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Regional West encourages people to take charge of their brain and spine health during Neurosurgery Awareness Month in August.

As the region’s resource for comprehensive neurosurgical care, Regional West’s neurosurgeons are fellowship trained. They specialize in treating conditions ranging from complex physical trauma and brain tumors to diseases of the brain, spine, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves, including chronic pain and degenerative diseases of the neck and lower back.

“We are a Blue Choice Spine Center of Excellence, of which there are five in the state of Nebraska,” said Regional West Neurosurgery & Spine Center neurosurgeon Omar Jimenez, MD, FAANS. “We offer state-of-the-art surgical options and performing surgeries you might think you would have to travel to larger urban hospitals to have done. As a regional medical center, we work in coordination with other institutions to give our patients exceptional care.”

To schedule an appointment or to learn more about Regional West Physicians Clinic-Neurosurgery & Spine Center, visit or call the clinic at 308-630-1947.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.