Family Practice of Grand Island, P.C. is a privately owned medical clinic. There are ten medical doctors and two Advanced Practice Clinicians. Our office currently encompasses the entire fourth floor at 2116 West Faidley and employs around 65 people. It provides services from pediatrics to obstetrics to geriatrics. There are extensive Laboratory and X-ray services within the clinic. When you seek the services of Family Practice you’ll find a newly remodeled clinic with a friendly staff to welcome you and assist you with all your medical needs.
Family Practice of Grand Island, P.C. partners with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Rural Training Track (RTT). The RTT is a program conceived and developed by the Department of Family Medicine with the purpose of having family medicine residents train at key sites across Nebraska and become proficient in all the procedures needed to practice in small communities. Family Medicine residents in the RTT program spend their first year training at UNMC in Omaha and their remaining two years at their rural training site. Family Practice of Grand Island, P.C. continually has two second year and two third year residents at the clinic.
A Family Practice partnership was established between Steven Husen, M.D. and Mark Janulewicz, M.D. on July 5, 1978. At that time, the two physicians and one nurse opened for business and provided medical services in a small building near Clark and Anna Streets. The following year, the clinic moved to 908 North Howard Avenue to accommodate their expanding business with the addition of Richard Fruehling, M.D. On April 30, 1980, Family Practice of Grand Island, P.C. was formed with the addition of Gary Settje, M.D.
While on Howard Avenue, Donald Wirth, M.D. began practicing medicine with the group in 1986. On October 31, 1994, Family Practice of Grand Island, P.C. moved to their current location at 2116 West Faidley Avenue, Suite 400 in the Saint Francis Memorial Health Center. Since the move, Kenneth Vettel, M.D., Rebecca Steinke, M.D., Chad Vieth, M.D., Sara Graybill, M.D., and Zachary Meyer, M.D. have joined the clinic. Tyler J. Vettel, M.D., the clinic’s newest physician, began his practice in 2016.