KEVIN L. GARVIN, MD - Nebraska Medicine
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KEVIN L. GARVIN, MD | (402) 559-8000

Primary Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Both Adults and Children & 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

Insurance information is presented “as-is”, with no guarantee of accuracy due to changing circumstances. Ultimately, you are responsible for verifying coverage with your insurance plan before making an appointment. Full terms and conditions.

Accepts Insurance From...

  • AARP Medicare Complete Through United Healthcare (Medicare Advantage) (HMO/POS/PPO)
  • BCE Emergis (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Government Wide (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska Network Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Omaha NE (Indemnity)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred PPO (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross Bluecard Medicare Supplement (Indemnity)
  • Blue Cross Bluecard Program HMO POS (HMO)
  • Blue Cross Bluecard Program Indemnity (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Bluecard Program PPO Plan (PPO)
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO Network)
  • Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Employee Benefit Plan (Self-Insured Employer Group)
  • Community Health Plan (HMO)
  • Community Health Plan (PPO)
  • Coventry Extra Advantage (Nebraska Medical Center Medicare Advantage) (HMO)
  • Coventry Health Care HMO Kentucky (HMO)
  • Coventry National Mailhandlers (PPO)
  • Coventry National Network (PPO)
  • Coventry Rural Carriers (PPO)
  • Coventy Advantra (Medicare Advantage) (PPO)
  • Every Women Matters (PPO)
  • First Health (PPO)
  • Government Employee Health Association (PPO)
  • Humana (HMO)
  • Iowa Medicaid (Medicaid)
  • Iowa Medicare (Medicare)
  • Iowa Well Women (Medicaid)
  • Midlands Aetna (PPO)
  • Midlands Aetna El-Paso Texas (HMO)
  • Midlands Aetna Managed Choice POS El-Paso (POS)
  • Midlands Aetna Premium Managed Choice POS El-Paso (HMO)
  • Midlands Aetna SRC
  • Midlands Aetna Signature Administration Generic (PPO)
  • Midlands American National (PPO)
  • Midlands American Republic (PPO)
  • Midlands Association Benefit Corporation (PPO)
  • Midlands Auxiant (PPO)
  • Midlands Avera Health (PPO)
  • Midlands Benefit Administration System (BAS) (PPO)
  • Midlands Benefit Management, Inc. - Kansas (PPO)
  • Midlands Choice (PPO)
  • Midlands Choice Preferred (PPO)
  • Midlands Choice Premier (PPO)
  • Midlands Cigna Non-Tennessee Address (PPO)
  • Midlands Cigna Tennessee (PPO)
  • Midlands Competitive Benefit Administration (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association) (PPO)
  • Midlands Compusys of Utah Ironworkers (PPO)
  • Midlands Corporate Plan Management, Inc. (PPO)
  • Midlands Correct Care Solutions (PPO)
  • Midlands FMH Coresource (PPO)
  • Midlands Federated Mutual Insurance (PPO)
  • Midlands First Administrators (PPO)
  • Midlands Great West (PPO)
  • Midlands Group Admin Limited (PPO)
  • Midlands Healthcare Solutions (PPO)
  • Midlands Healthplan Services, Inc. (PPO)
  • Midlands Humana (PPO)
  • Midlands IHC Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Midlands Macori (PPO)
  • Midlands Mega Life (PPO)
  • Midlands Meritain (PPO)
  • Midlands Mid-American Benefits (PPO)
  • Midlands Omaha Construction Industry (PPO)
  • Midlands Preferred Assurant (PPO)
  • Midlands Preferred Cypress Ben Admin (PPO)
  • Midlands Preferred John Alden (PPO)
  • Midlands Preferred One Administration (PPO)
  • Midlands Preferred One Health Plan (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Aetna (POS)
  • Midlands Premier Aetna El-Paso Texas (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier American Republic (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Assurant (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Cypress Benefits Admin (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier FMH Coresource (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Federated Mutual Insurance (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier John Alden (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Meritain (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Preferred One Admin (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Regional Care (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier Starmark (PPO)
  • Midlands Premier World Insurance (PPO)
  • Midlands Regional Care (PPO)
  • Midlands Selfinsured Services Company (PPO)
  • Midlands Starmark (PPO)
  • Midlands The Benefit Group (PPO)
  • Midlands Tristar Benefit Administration (PPO)
  • Midlands United Medical Resources (UMR) Midwest Security (PPO)
  • Midlands United Security (PPO)
  • Midlands WPS Insurance Corporation (PPO)
  • Midlands World Insurance (PPO)
  • Multiplan Unspecified (PPO)
  • Nebraska Medicaid (Medicaid)
  • Nebraska Medicare (Medicare)
  • Ohara (Workers Comp)
  • Sanford Health Plan (PPO)
  • Tricare Prime (HMO)
  • Tricare Prime (POS)
  • Tricare Standard (PPO)
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete (Chronic Skilled Nursing Plan)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan (Managed Medicaid) NE (HMO)
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete (Dual Skilled Nursing Plan)
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage (PPO)
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete (HMO/POS/PPO)
  • United Healthcare Medicare Direct (PFFS)
  • United Healthcare Medicare Supplement (Supplemental)
  • United Healthcare Nursing Home Plan (Institutional Skilled Nursing Plan)
  • United Healthcare Of The Midlands Network, Inc Choice (PPO)
  • United Healthcare Of The Midlands Network, Inc Choice HMO (POS)
  • United Healthcare Of The Midlands Network, Inc Golden Rule (PPO)
  • United Healthcare Of The Midlands Network, Inc Options PPO (PPO)
  • United Healthcare Of The Midlands Network, Inc Select (HMO)
  • United Healthcare Of The Midlands Network, Inc Select Plus (POS)
  • United Healthcare Railroad Employee National Health and Welfare (EPO/POS/PPO)

Treatments & Conditions


Current Academic Status

Academic Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Academic Title
Professor and Chair; L. Thomas Hood, M.D., Professorship


  • Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, 1982
  • Internship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1983
  • Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1987
  • Fellowship: Hip Fellowship/Junior Attending, The Hospital for Special Surgery, 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Interpreters available for all languages

Special Interests

Dr. Garvin is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with special interests in hip and knee reconstruction, and the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal infections. He has maintained an active clinical practice, performing over 400 primary hip and knee arthroplasties, and periacetabular or femoral osteotomies per year. He has extensive experience performing all hip approaches (anterior, anterolateral, transtrochanteric and posterior).

Dr. Garvin has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and numerous textbook chapters. He has been an active researcher with grant funding.