Patrick Hurlbut, MD
Gustavo Machado, MD
Matthew R. Byington, DO
Kara Krejci, DPM
Lygia Plioplis, PA-C, MPAS
Lygia is a Nebraska Certified Physician Assistant at Prairie Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery, PC and has been with the Prairie team since 2008. Lygia was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil and moved to Nebraska after graduating from high school. She graduated from Union College with her Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies. She is married and has three handsome boys. Lygia is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants.
Jennifer Price, PA-C
Jennifer Price, PA-C earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Union College in 2016. She has gone above and beyond the requirements of the Physician Assistant Education Association by completing rotations in orthopaedic and plastic surgery. She is certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and Phi Alpha, the national honors society of Physician Assistants. With a background in hospitality, aesthetics, and chiropractic medicine, she is a natural fit for Prairie Orthopaedics & Plastic Surgery, PC.
Jennifer is originally from Norfolk, but she has been in Lincoln since she moved in 2006 to attend UNL. She is happily married and enjoys gardening, cooking, yoga, and helping lead worship at her church.