Announcement: Dr. Kelly Gabel

Norton County Hospital adds visiting general surgeon to specialty clinics

March 2020

Dr. Kelly GabelNorton County Hospital would like to announce a new specialty clinic starting March 2020. Kelly Gabel, DO, FACO, is a general surgeon who will be coming to Norton County Hospital monthly starting March 24. Dr. Gabel is with Citizens Health in Colby, Kansas, and will be performing a variety of surgeries, including endoscopy procedures, in Norton for the convenience of patients.

Dr. Gabel is originally from the St. Francis area and was motivated to return to the area after school. He and his wife, Dr. Sarah Gabel, both practice medicine in Colby. Dr. Gabel received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed his residency in general surgery at Botsford Hospital in Michigan. He is Board Certified and Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Welcome, Dr. Gabel! He will be the second visiting general surgeon at Norton County Hospital. Please ask your primary care provider if you may need a referral for specialty care. Appointments with Dr. Gabel may be scheduled through Norton County Hospital's Specialty Clinic at 785-877-3351.