FCH Medical Staff

Dr. Jason L. Bespalec is a Board Certified Family Physician practicing in Geneva, NE since 1998. He has been with Fillmore County Medical Center since its inception in November 2004. Dr. Bespalec grew up in Crete, NE and has always envisioned himself practicing in a small town in Nebraska. Dr. Bespalec is married to Pam and they have one son, Jacob. He is active in the community and plays guitar in a musical group called Home By Ten. Dr. Bespalec is trained to provide complete care to the whole family. He has special interest in Obstetrics and Pediatrics as well as doing several procedures including, endoscopy, C-sections, vasectomy, and minor surgeries.

Alanna Beckman, M.D. is a family practice physician with special interests in obstetrics and gynecology who joined the medical staff at Fillmore County Medical Center in the fall of 2014. Dr. Beckman comes to Geneva from Creighton University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She completed her medicinal training by attending the American University of the Caribbean in Cupecoy, Netherlands and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from St. Matthews University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. After a few years of residency practicing in the Lincoln Family Medical Program, Dr. Beckman was eager to settle back into a rural Nebraska community just like she grew up in.”

Russell Coash, PA-C, joined the medical staff in May of 2011. Russ is no stranger to the area having spent much of his childhood in Hebron and Deshler. In 2000 Mr. Coash graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center PA program. Before becoming part of the Fillmore County Medical Center he practiced in family and emergency medicine in rural settings. Mr. Coash has experience in and provides a full range of medical cares to all ages. However he does have special interest in the treatment of people with asthma, diabetes and chronic pain. Additionally, Russ has experience and training in emergency medicine that includes certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Mr. Coash has served on the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants and has been the editor of the organization's newsletter for several years. Russ is currently one of three delegates elected to represent Nebraska in the House of Delegates of American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Russ and his wife Christine live with their school aged son Zachary in Geneva. Christine has been involved in the "Teammates" program and is a volunteer coach for the Fillmore Central trapshooting team.

Michelle Dorsey, PA-C, MS was born in Gordon, NE. She attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and graduated with a B.S. in Biology. Upon graduating, Michelle moved to Dunedin, New Zealand to research ovarian follicle development. From there she went to Bloemfontein, South Africa where she worked in an infertility clinic. She moved to Philadelphia, PA in 2007 to attend Philadelphia University and obtained a M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies. She continued to live in Pennsylvania practicing family medicine for the last three and a half years.

Michelle is pleased to be returning to Nebraska and joining the Fillmore County Medical Center staff. She is excited to be a member of the Fillmore County community. Her and her husband, Aaron, have two boys named Oliver and Elliot and a daughter named Avienne.

Marirose Fox, PA-C, MPAS, was born and raised in Omaha. She graduated from Paul VI High School. In 1988, she graduated from UNMC with a BS in Physician Assistant Studies. In 1997, she received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from UNMC. Marirose is a member of the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants and is certified in ATLS, ACLS, PALS & BLS.

In September 1988, Marirose and her family moved to Geneva when she began her employment with Dr. Charles F. Ashby. She joined the Fillmore County Medical Center on its inception November 1, 2004. Marirose has 2 sons, Brian & Jason, and one step son, Robert. She has 4 grandchildren with 2 additional grandchildren expected to be born in 2005. Marirose's special interests include Diabetes Mellitus Education and Womens Health issues.

Dr. Jeff Hollis was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. After completing his residency in Lincoln, he began practicing in Geneva in 1984.

Dr. Hollis joined the Fillmore County Medical Center, P.C., upon its inception November 1, 2004.

He and his wife, Ellen, have three children, Grant, Karen and Luke.

Dani Jaeger was born and raised in Western, NE. She grew up attending Western Public School and Tri County High School, and working in her parents' grocery store. She attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and graduated in 2010 with a degree in Nutrition Science and a minor in Biochemistry. She earned her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in December 2013 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha with the hopes of moving close to home and working in rural family practice.

After completing a clerkship at Fillmore County Medical Center in the summer of 2013, she knew that FCH would be a great fit for her, her husband, and the child they are expecting this May. She is looking forward to becoming part of the FCH team and raising a family in small town Nebraska, as she was raised.

Josh specializes in non-operative management of back and neck pain.

Josh is originally from, Juniata, Nebraska where his family has farmed for over 100 years. He loves spending time with his three children and is an avid outdoorsman enjoying cycling, shooting sports, hiking, and running.

Dr. Stoner practices diagnostic orthopaedic evaluations and advanced surgical expertise in knee and hip replacement. Also, he performs knee arthroscopy, fracture care, and sports injury management.

Dr. Stoner and his wife, Mary, have four boys and enjoy camping, fishing, hunting, playing sports, church activities and riding his motorcycle.

Trish is originally from Clarkson, NE. She has been married to her husband James, for 21 years and together they have 3 children. Their oldest, Sarah lives in Georgia, Grace is a junior at Milford High School and Tyler is a freshman at Seward High School. They live north of Seward and love to camp, garden, play all kinds of sports and spend time with their dogs, Holly and Lucy. Trish received her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She decided to go into this field because she saw a huge need for mental health providers in the rural area. She is passionate about her career because she’s been a nurse for 32 years and she’s always wanted to help people and she especially loves working with the geriatric population. FCH is one of few hospitals that offers integrated care, there are many benefits to this type of health care. Trish loves to be able to work with all of the hospital staff and medical providers. She believes this is the best care for our patients when everyone is involved and knows what is going on with the patient, especially their medications and treatment plans.

Dr. Widman is from Omaha and currently resides in Lincoln with his wife, Julie, and two kids. He attended West Side High School and from there went to Washington University for his undergraduate degree. He completed his medical schooling at UNMC and did a combined residency with UNMC and Creighton University. He worked for two hospitals for 18 years but went out on his own as a solo psychiatrist 4 years ago. Outside of FCH, he mostly sees patients at nursing homes focusing on memory care and general psychiatry. Dr. Widman also works with a handful of athletes offering them high performance psychiatry through UNL and Creighton University.

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