The highest standard of health care

Welcome to Our Clinic


At Midwest Pain Clinics, we are open the following hours:

  • Monday - Friday
    8am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday - Sunday


  • Omaha, NE Location
    825 N. 90th Street
    Omaha, NE 68114

    Dakota Dunes, SD Location
    211 Sioux Point Rd Suite 200
    Dakota Dunes SD 57049

    Columbus, Nebraska Location
    3772 43rd Avenue, Suite B
    Columbus, NE 68601

Why Midwest Pain Clinics?

Do you want to visit our clinic? Make an appointment today!

Maralyn Walko, APRN

Born and raised in New Jersey, Maralyn moved to the Omaha area 11 years ago with her husband.

Graduated from UNMC - College of Nursing with MSN in 2008

Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner.

Prior experience include Nerosurgery and Infectious Disease.

Interests include: cooking, fitness and spending time with her family.

Kevin Balter, M.D.

Medical School
Northeasern Ohio University College of Medicine

John Hopkins Hospital (Pain Management)
Mount Sinai Medical Center (Anesthesia)

Board Certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology

Previously worked in academics teaching pain management to residents and fellows at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York and at Louisiana State University School of Medicine before entering private practice.

Dr. Balter uses a multidisciplinary treatment approach to achieve the best results for possible.

Over 20 years experience in Interventional Pain Management

David Johnson, PA-C

Professional School:
University of Nebraska Medical Center

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Dave has been practicing medicine at Midwest Pain Clinics for over 5 years.

Dave has been practicing medicine for over 26 years

Dave currently sees patients at our clinics located in Omaha and Columbus, NE.

Kelly Armstrong, APRN

Nursing School:
Methodist College of Nursing

Nurse Practitioner School:
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kelly has been working in Pain Management in Omaha for the last 6 years and is excited to join the Midwest Pain Clinics Staff.

John E. Cook, M.D.

Medical School
Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County General Hospital, Internal Medicine – Milwaukee Wisconsin

Milwaukee County General Hospital, Anesthesiology – Milwaukee Wisconsin

Diplomat American Academy of Pain Management

Chief Anesthesia Resident Milwaukee County General Hospital

Past President - North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists

Former Board Member - American Society of Anesthesiologists

25 years experience in Interventional Pain Management

Dr. (Fred) Youngblood

Graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in 1968. He specializes in Anesthesiology and Pain Management and has over 40 years of experience. Is contributing faculty at Creighton University School of Medicine.

David A. Welch PA-C/SA, MPAS, BS

Raised in Northwest Iowa, graduated 1984 Sibley, Iowa.
Eight years active duty US Navy. Navy Corpsman
Key West Community College, EMT certificate
University of Nebraska at Omaha, BS-Biology
University of Nebraska Medical Center- Physician Assistant
Hobbies include -Hunting, Fishing, Gardening, anything that can be built, burned, melted, welded in a workshop.
Community service- 2015 Board member American Red Cross North and West Iowa Region
2015- Member of Nebraska Wing, Senior member, Civil Air Patrol

Ashley Homan, APRN

Nursing School:
Nebraska Methodist College at Jennie Ed

Nurse Practitioner School:
Walden University

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Ashley works with her patients to maximize the effectiveness of their pain management plan in an effort to achieve the highest level of comfort as possible.

Kim Craig, ARNP, DNP

Nurse Practitioner School:
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Doctorate of Nursing Practice:
Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner

Retired from the US Air Force in 2009 after a 21 year career, Kim has her doctorate as a nurse practitioner. Her practice approach incorporates traditional and integrative medicine approaches, and partners with her patients to achieve their pain management and functional goals.