Although I was born in Omaha, Nebraska, I spent most of my childhood in Pennsylvania. I attended the University of Nebraska, where I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master of Science degree in exercise science. I received my Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center and completed my residency training through Michigan State University in Traverse City, Michigan.

I am a Board Certified Family Physician. and hold dual accreditation from the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and the American Board of Family Medicine. In 2014 I earned a Fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians. In my sixteen years of practice, I have been blessed with many leadership roles including Chief Resident. Quality Medical Director. Practice Medical Director, and Physician Champion for Patient-Centered Medical Home. to name a few.


Access Family Medicine welcomes Krystal Jackson with great enthusiasm. Born and raised in rural Nebraska, Krystal developed an unending love for small, meaningful relationships. She spent many hours in the local nursing home during high school and college working as a nurses’ aide. Krystal graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. In 2004 she completed her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical center in 2004.

Krystal comes to us with 15 years of exceptional experience. She began her career in rural Kansas with two doctors and one other PA. “It was there in this small town that I gained invaluable experience working in the clinic, emergency room (first on-call responsibilities), hospital and nursing home settings, as well as newborn care,” states Krystal.

Nearly eight years and two children later, Krystal and her husband felt a strong desire to get back home, to Nebraska. Most recently Krystal worked in a primary care clinic in Crete, NE. She spent 8 years there sharpening her clinical skills.

Krystal has studied the DPC model and believes in the core values and mission of our office. Krystal states, “It is a privilege to care for people,” she goes on to say, “there is no greater honor and responsibility than for people to trust you with their health. I recognize and value that privilege, trust, and that relationship.”

Access Family Medicine feels Krystal Jackson is a highly qualified provider and is a tremendous asset to our team. We encourage you to meet her!

In good health, Dr. Johnson and Staff

Teresa Novak, PA-C
Teresa is very excited to join Access Family Medicine and work in a Direct Primary Care setting. After over 30 years as a famility practice provider, she has a following of families she has cared for over 2 or 3 generations. Ms. Novak obtained her Bachelor’s degree in pre-med biology in 1986 at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska. She attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center and received her Physician Assistant degree in 1990. Teresa began her career providing family and hospital medicine in rural Nebraska from 1990 – 1993. Since then, she has worked as a family practice provider in Lincoln, Nebraska, including 14 years of caring for families at a satellite clinic in Ashland, NE. Regarding practice style, Teresa feels a provider should have realistic expectations of those they care for. "Although we'd all like to be the healthiest version of ourselves, there are real-life obligations and time constraints that sometimes stand in the way. I don't want to judge my patients, just as I wouldn't want to be judged. It's my job to help them however I can, even if it's just little steps." Teresa also believes that it's important to really listen. "Many times, I can figure out a complicated problem just by paying attention to the little details my patient provides." She also likes to use a little humor whenever possible. "No one should dread going to the doctor's office!" Ms. Novak is a member of the American Academy of Physician Associates and the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants. In her free time, she enjoys movies, spoiling her pets, and singing/performing with her husband, Ledo.

It is our pursuit to create the most individualized care imaginable — uniquely centered on you, the patient. Our number one priority is helping prevent, diagnose and treat your health issues with affordable solutions that work best for your life.

The access medical difference

At Access Family Medicine, our physicians believe that excellent health care can only be achieved with adequate one-on-one interaction, so we are doing just that.

As a member of Access Family Medicine, here are a few of the benefits you will enjoy:

  • Personalized care tailored to your preferences and comfort
  • Minimum of 30-minute office visits
  • Unlimited access to your physician: any time, any day – holidays included
  • Timely appointments


  • Full access to virtual medicine:  phone, email, text, webcam and more
  • Annual physical exams at no extra cost
  • Diagnostic and in-house procedures at a wholesale cost
  • Wholesale labs, imaging, and medications
  • OMT services

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I can honestly say that I knew I wanted to go into family medicine from the very beginning of my schooling. I was drawn to the ability to develop long-term relationships with people, even generations of families. I enjoy getting to know you not only as a patient but as a friend. Creating and maintaining long-lasting relationships is my main reason for choosing a Direct Primary Care practice model.

While I enjoy taking care of patients of all ages and backgrounds, I find Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) fulfilling. Applying soft tissue techniques, myofascial release, and high velocity/ low amplitude mobilization helps people get back to their life quickly. Being able to treat and incorporate standard medical care such as wellness, diabetes, hypertensive, and high cholesterol with OMT is the hallmark of an osteopathic family physician. And this is what I find most rewarding with Family Practice.

My wife and I made Lincoln our home in 2003, and feel that it is truly one of the best decisions we have made. It is a wonderful city that has provided us with many opportunities for our three children, who keep us very busy. I enjoy spending my free time exercising, coaching youth sports, church activities and most importantly spending time with my friends and family.

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