Patient Care

Meet the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Alan N. Langnas, DO, F.A.C.S.

Alan N. Langnas, DO, F.A.C.S received his Liberal Arts Degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, prior to obtaining his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree at the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO. He went on to complete his General Surgery Residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI, and Transplant Surgery Fellowships at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Dr. Langnas was recruited to UNMC in 1991, becoming Chief in the Division of Transplantation in 2007. At UNMC, he serves as the Director of the Intestinal Transplantation Program and Liver Transplantation Program, Program Director for the Transplantation Surgery Fellowship and Director of the Center of Transplantation. As Vice Chair, his job is to promote and execute the clinical vision and mission of the Department Chair. These goals include that the department will:

  1. Provide the highest quality surgical care in both primary and specialty surgical services to Nebraska and the Midwest.
  2. Improve accessibility to healthcare and address unmet healthcare needs of Omaha and surrounding communities.
  3. Provide care in an educational setting that allows us to train the next generation of physicians, surgeons, physician-scientists, and future leaders of medicine.
  4. Apply new knowledge and innovations to the delivery of surgical care to improve patient care and outcomes.