Pender, NE (December 11, 2023) – Pender Community Hospital (PCH) has welcomed David Denman, MD, as its new visiting otolaryngologist, also known as an ear, nose, throat doctor (ENT).

“We are dedicated to elevating local healthcare. With Dr. Denman joining our ranks, we can keep setting new standards for healthcare excellence,” said Laura Gamble, PCH’s Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Denman’s skill covers a wide range of procedures, such as tonsil removal, adenoid removal, ear tube placement and sinus surgery. He is board-certified in otolaryngology, as well as head and neck surgery.

“I’m thrilled to be caring for more patients through PCH,” shared Dr. Denman. “It’s an honor to be a part of this welcoming community, and I’m so glad I can contribute my part to the health and well-being of our patients.”

Dr. Denman is now seeing patients at PCH, ensuring people from Pender and nearby communities have convenient access to these services.

On the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, Denman sees patients, and performs surgeries at PCH. Dr. Denman completed his medical education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and a surgery internship at Iowa Methodist Medical Center – Des Moines. He completed his residency in otolaryngology and served as Chief Resident at UNMC.


About Pender Community Hospital District Pender Community Hospital (PCH) has been providing quality healthcare in northeast Nebraska since 1913. The 21-bed critical access hospital (CAH) was recognized by the Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top-100 CAH for four years, from 2019-2021 and 2023. PCH comprises not only the hospital but four rural health clinics and three pharmacies, as well as Prairie Breeze Assisted Living and Little Sprouts Child Development Center. For more information, visit pchne.org.

Dr. David Denman