About Samuel Mehr MD

Dr. Mehr established the nation’s first Clinical Center for Metabolic Imaging (P.E.T.) at Creighton University (1986); and the first nationwide Radon Surveillance Program, sponsored by Creighton University in 1987.

He has served as adjunct faculty at the F. Edward Ebert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the Medical School of the University of Puerto Rico, Creighton University School of Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Mehr has lectured throughout the world, and has written extensively in the disciplines of Molecular Medicine and Imaging, and Radiations Safety. He served as consultant for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, World Health Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Dr. Mehr has been an invited speaker at annual meetings of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He frequently collaborates with European colleagues and the European Association of Nuclear Medicine and has served as co-chairman of the committee on radiopharmaceutical therapy of the American College of Nuclear Medicine.

Dr. Samuel Mehr is a past President of the Nebraska Association of Nuclear Physicians, and has served on the Nebraska Governor’s Radiation Advisory Council.


Dr. Samuel Mehr is a Diplomate of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and Director of Systemic Radiation Therapy and Theranostics at Nebraska Cancer Specialists in Omaha, Nebraska

  • Medical Degree:
    East Central University

  • Residency:
    National Naval Medical Center

  • Fellowship:
    National Naval Medical Center


The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

4.95 out of 5
  • 5/10/2024
    Everyone is so caring and informative
  • Staff was awesome, I really want to thank them!
  • 09/01/23
    Staff was awesome, I really want to thank them!
  • 08/23/23
    Everyone has done their job well.
  • 07/14/23
    People seemed well prepared for any questions
  • Very pleased with how my appointment went today. From Check in to meeting the Doctor and the staff.
  • 06/09/23
    Nurse Jackie was very personable, explained exactly what was going on each step of the process. Like Jackie, other staff also very professional, made sure I was comfortable thru the Scan.
  • 06/15/23
    Dr. Mehr and his staff are the absolute best. Dr Mehr's knowledge of my rare form of cancer and how to successfully treat it has literally saved my life.
  • 05/15/23
    Dr Mehr and staff explained things in a way that was easy to understand and everyone seemed in my well-being.
  • 04/28/23
    Very Professional and Pleasant.
  • 04/17/23
    All the personal I had contact with were friendly, helpful,efficient, and made me feel comfortable.
  • 03/27/23
    Very professional and efficient staff.
  • 02/24/23
    A pleasant experience.
  • 01/31/23
    The team at NCS were very professional and helpful. Everyone from the time I checked in to the time I left was kind and considerate. They really care about their patients.
  • 01/06/23
    Everyone were very professional and friendly, plus very helpful.
  • 09/28/22
    I am so grateful for the excellent and thoughtful care I have received and the most effective and latest treatment that has been provided me to combat my cancer. Thank You!
  • 11/04/22
    First time visit,everyone very friendly, Put me at ease, Very professional
  • 06/14/22
    Wonderful people and care!
  • 12/30/22
    Just the best!

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