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Grant Nitzel, MD


Family Medicine

Medical Group

MLH Hospitalist Program


Nitzel earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wheaton College and his Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed his family medicine residency in 1999 with St. Francis Family Practice in Wichita, KS. Prior to joining Mary Lanning Healthcare, Nitzel provided medical care in Muleshoe, TX serving as a local “country” doctor and ER physician. Most recently, he was Medical Director at Parkview Nursing Home. Prior to that Nitzel was the associate director at Via Christi Family Medicine Residency in Wichita, KS and the medical director with Cooperative Services International in Mongolia.

Throughout his career, Nitzel has developed special interest in endoscopic procedures, nursing home medicine and emergency medicine.

His father, Dr. Dale Nitzel, influenced the Hastings native’s passion for providing quality medical care. An internal medicine doctor, Dale Nitzel held a private practice in Hastings for 30 years.

Grant has traveled the world, sharing his time and talent with those in need of quality medical services. He spent a month in Gabon, Africa, at a mission hospital, as well his medical missions work in Mongolia, utilizing his fluency in Mongolian. Nitzel has also volunteered at Choices Medical Clinic in Wichita, a crisis pregnancy center.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with the variety of medical specialists in Hastings, as well as for my family and I to get engaged in the Hastings community. It just has so much to offer.”

Nitzel includes physical, emotional and spiritual aspects in his approach to caring for patients.

Grant and his wife, Deborah, are blessed with four daughters and five sons. The sixth child has Down syndrome and the last two are twins. He enjoys reading, music and spending time with his busy family.

Certifications & Licensures:

  • Nebraska State Medical License
  • Texas State Medical License
  • Kansas State Medical License

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Christian Medical & Dental Association

Contact Information


715 North St. Joseph Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901


(402) 463-4521

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