CHRIS A. CORNETT, MD - Nebraska Medicine
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CHRIS A. CORNETT, MD | (402) 559-8000

Primary Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Adults, Children and Adolescents

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance

Primary Location

4400 Emile Street
Omaha, NE 68198
Voice: (402) 559-8000
Fax: (402) 559-8746

Additional Locations

2727 South 144th Street, Suite 140
Omaha, NE 68144
Voice: (402) 559-8000
Fax: (402) 559-8746

Treatments & Conditions


Current Academic Status

Academic Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Academic Title
Assistant Professor; Medical Director of Physical and Occupational Therapy at The Nebraska Medical Center and Bellevue Medical Center


  • Masters Degree: Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2001
  • Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2005
  • Internship: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 2006
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 2010
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Interpreters available for all languages

Special Interests

Dr. Cornett’s clinical expertise is in all aspects of adult spine surgery (cervical, thoracic, and lumbar). In his spine-only practice, Dr. Cornett treats a variety of conditions including degenerative conditions/arthritis, spinal stenosis, myelopathy, spondylolisthesis, disc herniations, instability, scoliosis, tumors, and trauma.