New faculty spotlight: Allison Bird, DO

Allison Bird, DO

Allison Bird, DO

Allison Bird, DO, is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Allison Bird, DO
  • Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa
  • Current positions: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Family Medicine; family medicine physician, Nebraska Medicine

Education

  • Medical school at A.T. Still University Osteopathic Medicine, Mesa, Arizona
  • Residency in family practice at UNMC College of Medicine

Professional and medical interests

  • Women’s health
  • Addiction medicine
  • Palliative care

How I fell in love with family medicine: My favorite part of family medicine is that I have the ability to see patients of all ages. I also am able to see patients in all stages of life, both sick and healthy. I also enjoy seeing a variety of conditions we treat, and it always keeps me on my toes.  

Professional memberships:

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I like different adventures. (Skydiving was a highlight.)
  • I enjoy hiking and recently went through the Grand Canyon with my mom.
  • I have a 16-pound blue Russian cat named Lady.

Clinic locations: Durham Outpatient Center

For appointments and referrals: 402-559-7200

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