Jakeb Riggle MD


Jake Riggle

Elkhorn, NE

Where did you go for Undergraduate and Medical School?
University of Nebraska - Lincoln and University of Nebraska Medical Center

Career aspirations:
Possibly specializing (Cardiology vs. CCM), patient safety/outcomes research in conjunction with clinical work.

What was your first job?
Maintenance worker at a subsidized-housing apartment complex

What is the furthest you've travelled from Omaha?
Sapporo, Japan -- because why not?

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?
Auto mechanic, or maybe a handyman.  Something that requires some creative problem-solving.

Best thing to do in Nebraska if you only had one day?
Husker football game, no question about it.

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?
Taking care of a patient who told me I was her favorite doctor ever... Makes all the hard work totally worth it!