About Dr. Windle

Rick Windle, MD, is a seasoned general surgeon offering exceptional surgical care to patients in Lincoln, Nebraska. He leads Surgical Care PC and provides expert services that include acid reflux surgery, gallbladder surgery, breast cancer surgery, colon surgery, hernia surgery, and more.

Dr. Windle received his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering before pursuing medical school. He made use of his engineering degree by embracing new technology that benefits our patients. His commitment to technology and its advantages for patients started with his experience using lasers in surgery. Dr. Windle has been a faculty member of Surgical Laser Technologies, teaching other surgeons and presenting at the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, of which he was a longstanding member. Additionally, with the advent of laparoscopic or band-aid surgery, he has worked with the pioneers of this technology, traveling across the United States to hone his skills and teach others collaboratively.

Furthermore, Dr. Windle has served on the advisory board for Stryker Systems, a primary developer and laparoscopic equipment manufacturer. Looking to other new technologies, he has trained in robotic surgical skills since 2010. Dr. Windle does single-incision gallbladder removal. His breast surgery expertise earned him a place on the faculty of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, where he taught other surgeons surgical techniques. Dr. Windle was the first surgeon in Nebraska to certify in breast ultrasound and has re-certified this skill with the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Dr. Windle is also the founder and director of the Comprehensive Breast Care Center, which serves Lincoln and Southeast Nebraska. At the Comprehensive Breast Care Center, he introduced the ATEC system. The ATEC system is a straightforward way to remove breast problems seen on ultrasound under local anesthesia in just minutes through a 1/8th inch incision.

Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Dr. Windle, and his family returned to Lincoln because of the people of Nebraska and the excellent schools. He has been practicing in Lincoln since 1981. His wife, Susie, has a Master’s in Social Work and consults with children and families through her practice, Kids Are For Keeps. They have two sons, Jesse and Bub. Family time is his #1 hobby.

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Providing Quality Surgical Care in Lincoln

Whether you're suffering from an illness or injury, we are a team of medical professionals here to help ease your concerns as you prepare for surgical treatment. Our board certified surgeon specializes in a variety of operations. Our goal is to create a straightforward, positive partnership with you as we guide you through the surgical process.


Our commitment to you

We want you to feel prepared and confident as you get ready for your surgical procedure. Our experienced and dedicated medical team will answer all of your questions with an open exchange of information regarding your medical situation. From preparation to recovery, we'll discuss the smart steps you can take both before and after your operation to help you avoid complications and begin the healing process. Call us today at 402-476-6626 or stop by our Lincoln office to schedule your consultation.

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Professional surgical treatment

From his work with Surgical Laparoscopic Technologies to his expertise in breast surgery, Dr. Windle is a trusted surgeon that has been providing care to those in Lincoln and the surrounding areas for more than 30 years. He specializes in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting the breast, lymph nodes, gallbladder, pancreas, thyroid, parathyroid, stomach, hernia, colon, and rectum. He can also provide general surgery, and skin lesion surgery. His commitment to the latest advancements in technology is a true advantage for his patients. Call us today and we'll schedule your consultation to get you on the road to recovery.

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Medical emergencies

If this is a true medical emergency, call 911. If you are a physician or if you are a patient and you have an urgent medical problem, please hang up and dial 402-473-3960 for the answering service. If you have a general medical question please call 402-476-6626 during regular business hours.


Insurances and Payment Options

We participate with most major insurance companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross & Blue Shield and UnitedHealthcare, to name a few. Please contact your insurance company to confirm our providers are in network. If you have any questions about payment options, please contact the office.

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Surgical Care PC
2221 S 17th Street, Suite 303
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: 402-389-5212
Fax: 402-476-1614
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