At Women’s Health Care Center of Williamsburg, you select the dedicated doctor who will be with you through each phase of your life. It is important to choose someone you feel comfortable with, who understands your unique health history, and who has the expertise you need.
Our physicians are all board certified in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Each takes an active role in professional development, and all are committed to staying abreast of the latest obstetrics and gynecological treatments and techniques. With over 80 years of combined experience, you can rest easy knowing you are in the hands of Lincoln’s best.
“We owe it to our patients to bring them unrivaled expertise and the latest treatments for women.”
Dr. Stohs’ career as a physician began in 1975 after completing medical school in an accelerated 3 year program. The next four years were spent at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas where he completed his OB GYN residency. He joined Dr. Russell Gorthey and Dr. L. Palmer Johnson in 1979.
Dr. Stohs has been a volunteer professor at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine in Omaha, is a faculty member at Lincoln Medical Education Foundation of Lincoln, and has co-authored several scientific papers including “Expectant Management and Hydrotubations in the Treatment of Endometriosis-Associated Infertility” and “Association of Endometriosis and Spontaneous Abortion”. He currently sits on the Bryan/LGH Medical Center Board of Trustees where he serves as Chairman. He actively shares his expertise with other doctors from across the globe via lectures, videos, and conferences. Topics include but are not limited to: Gynecological Laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Excision of Pelvic Endometriosis, Endometriosis-Contemporary Management.
Dr. Stohs is the recognized expert in laparoscopic surgery in Nebraska. He did Nebraska's first laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) in 1991 and has maintained a success rate that exceeds the national average by an overwhelming amount. 65% of hysterectomies in the United States are done with the large abdominal incision, but Dr. Stohs' rate has consistently been under 10%. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 he was able to perform all his hysterectomies with minimal incisions. Dr. Stohs' surgical patients come from across the United States and globally.
He is a Nebraska native, growing up in Grand Island. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. While there he was a four-year letterman in baseball, being named First Team All-American and First Team All Big-8 his senior year. He was inducted into the Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011.
Dr. Stohs and his wife Kristen have a son Todd and his wife Erica, and a son Brett and his wife Jill. He spends his spare time spoiling his granddaughters, Sophia Marie and Phoebe Lucille and his grandson Elliot Michael. Dr. Stohs enjoys the camaraderie and cooperation of his physician partners, as well as the office staff, to provide the highest quality of care for his patients.
“My greatest reward is being told by my patients that they trust me and know that I do my best for them”
Dr. Placek began her career as an OB GYN in 1982 in Lawrence, Kansas after graduating from the University of Nebraska and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and then completing her OB GYN training at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. In 1984 she received her American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certification and in 1995 the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy certified her for advanced operative laparoscopy. She joined Women’s Health Care Center of Williamsburg in 1992. Dr. Placek is a member of the American College of Obstetrics/Gynecology (ACOG) Nebraska Medical Association, and Lancaster County Medical Society. She serves as a Chairperson for the OB GYN Department at BryanLGH Medical Center, and has volunteered at the People’s Health Center since 2008. She has given lectures for both national and international audiences including: “Laparoscopic Management of Solid Adnexal Masses-Sertoli Cell Tumor” and “Laparoscopic Management of Heterotopic Pregnancies."
In 2013 Dr. Placek completed certification for using state-of-the art technology, the da Vinci® robot, to assist with completing minimally invasive surgeries.
Dr. Placek prides herself in the relationships she forms with her patients. The boxes of photos, letters, and hand-written notes, from the families she works with, proves this. As a mother and now a grandmother, she understands the life cycles of a woman and the experiences that come with it and applies this knowledge every day. Her approach to being a doctor is to understand each woman as an individual and tailor her care accordingly.
Dr. Lovegrove began her career with Women’s Health Care Center of Williamsburg in 2008. A Nebraska native, she graduated with the highest distinction with a Biology degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2000. In medical school she graduated with honors from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. There she earned multiple honors and awards including, the Mark Husk Pediatric Scholar Award for distinguished scholastic and clinical performance, and was awarded several research grants and scholarships. She was very active in research during medical school and authored/co-authored five articles that were published in journals.
Dr. Lovegrove completed her residency at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, where she again received multiple honors and awards. These included the Eugene W.J. Pearce Award given to an outstanding resident that epitomizes honesty, integrity, intellectual curiosity, humility, competence, and community involvement, and was awarded best clinical research project and paper during her residency.
Besides routine obstetric and gynecologic care, Dr. Lovegrove also enjoys working with patients experiencing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse issues. Urodynamic testing is performed and interpreted in the office for privacy and convenience. In 2012 Dr. Lovegrove completed certification for using state-of-the art technology, the da Vinci® robot, to assist with completing minimally invasive surgeries.
Dr. Lovegrove is also currently serving as the Treasurer of OneHealth Nebraska. She is excited about the opportunity to be on the executive committee of OneHealth Nebraska in its first year of operation. She is passionate about OneHealth’s mission of supporting independent health care providers dedicated to deliver the highest quality of patient focused care. Dr. Lovegrove brings a fresh perspective to the practice and easily relates to new mothers. She is excited to be back home in Nebraska and enjoys serving this community. As a mother of two young daughters, she understands the joy and everyday challenges of becoming a parent and shares this commonality with her patients.
“Our patients benefit from the collective experience and close working relationship of our entire team.”
Dr. Tomjack began his career with the Women’s Health Care Center of Williamsburg in 1996. A native of Ewing, Nebraska, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and went on to complete medical school in 1992. The next four years were spent at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE where he completed his OB GYN residency.
Dr. Tomjack is a member of several associations and professional societies including: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists, Nebraska Medical Association, Lancaster County Medical Society, Nebraska Obstetric and Gynecology Society, and ABOG Diplomat. He has served as a faculty volunteer for the Lincoln Family Medical Residency Program since 1996. His scientific papers and presentations have been on topics such as “Blood Related Transfusion and the Risk of Recurrence in Stage IV Cervical Cancer”, “Trauma in Pregnancy”, “Creatine Kinase as a marker for Ectopic Pregnancy” and “Interstitial Cystitis”.
At the University of Nebraska, he was a three-year letterman in football and was named to the Academic All Big 8 Team in 1987. He received multiple academic honors and scholarships while at the University. Dr. Tomjack is still an avid Husker fan today.
“I love my work - supporting women through the most exciting and trying times of their lives.”
Dr. MacLeod-Kozal began her career with Women’s Health Care Center of Williamsburg in 2012. She is a Nebraska native, born in Valentine and raised on a cattle ranch nearby. She attended Doane College in Crete, Nebraska where she graduated summa cum laude in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Honors Biology and minor in Spanish. She went on to attend medical school at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Macleod-Kozal then moved to Kansas City where she did her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Missouri Kansas City. She completed her residency training in June of 2012 and was honored to receive the Eugene W. J. Pearce Award for an outstanding resident with characteristics similar to Dr. Pearce including honesty, humility, and competence, The James P. Youngblood Award for best resident teacher, the Saint Luke’s Hospital Outstanding Resident Award, and the Award for Best Clinical Research Project for a study looking at IUD removal rates.
Dr. MacLeod-Kozal and her husband, Greg Kozal, are thrilled to be back in Nebraska after being away for the past eight years. They have two children, Genevieve and Griffin, and a shih-tzu, Ozzie. They are happy to be closer to family and friends. Dr. MacLeod-Kozal is excited to be serving the Lincoln community while being surrounded and supported by other caring providers and office staff.
"Every day I am reminded of the privilege and responsibility that comes with being your physician. Whether helping women through their pregnancy or experiencing the awe of childbirth or discussing personal concerns, I am grateful and thoroughly enjoy this calling in life."
Dr. Emily Neri has enjoyed serving the women and families of southeast Nebraska. Originally from West Point Nebraska, Dr. Neri obtained her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and medical degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She then completed her residency at the University of Oklahoma, where she was involved in multiple research projects. Two projects won University awards. Showing her commitment to continued education, Dr. Neri has presented at local seminars, including the Diabetes Forum, speaking on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and The Metabolic Syndrome. In 2014, Dr. Neri presented at the Maternal Child Health Conference on nutrition and exercise in pregnancy. She is the gynecologic consultant in the student health center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
As a board certified OB/GYN, Dr. Neri is committed to the health of her patients throughout their lifetime. In addition to her focus on robotics and minimally invasive procedures, Dr. Neri loves taking care of pregnant patients as well as routine female care. Dr. Neri and her husband Joe keep busy with their two daughters. In her spare time, Dr. Neri enjoys attending sporting events, running and gardening.
Tami was born and raised on a farm in southeast Nebraska. She has always known that this is where she would like to raise her own family. After graduating from Nebraska Wesleyan University, she attended The University of Nebraska Medical Center Physician’s Assistant program. It was during her clinical rotations that she discovered her passion for women’s health.
She has been working in women’s health since graduating in 2004 from UNMC, and is excited to be able to continue providing quality care to women throughout all ages of their lives! Tami says she feels blessed to be able to join a respected clinic such as Women’s Health Care Center of Williamsburg. In her free time she enjoys running, reading, skiing and spending time with her husband and two girls.