dr blake cover

Family Medicine Physician Joins WHMS

Monday, March 23, 2020

ATKINSON, NE — West Holt Medical Services (WHMS) is pleased to announce the addition of Blake Cover, M.D. to their Primary Care Clinic team.

Dr. Cover holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, Kearney. He earned his medical degree in family medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in 2019 through their accelerated rural track residency program.

Dr. Cover is board certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Association, Nebraska Medical Association, Nebraska Family Physicians Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and Catholic Medical Association.

Dr. Cover is currently a family medicine physician at Merrick Medical Center in Central City, NE. His schedule will allow him to serve WHMS every other Wednesday.

“I love what I do and thoroughly enjoy practicing medicine. My approach to each patient consists in actively listening, making each person feel heard and important. My goal is to treat each patient as if they were a family member,” shared Dr. Cover.

Dr. Cover’s first day at WHMS will be on March 25, 2020. He will provide family medicine including newborn care, well child visits, adolescent care, chronic disease management, women’s and men’s health and emergency care.

“I am hoping to offer patients the high quality of care that they expect and deserve. I have a passion for rural communities and enjoy getting to know my patients,” added Dr. Cover.