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Dr. Robert C Gardiner, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Robert Gardiner is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Gardiner is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Gardiner has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , total knee replacement

All Interests: Total Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard; Suite 100a
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Cris Barnthouse is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Barnthouse is 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Barnthouse focuses on sports injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Menorah Medical Center. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Barnthouse's education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Injuries

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 29
  • Charge (avg.): $7,242
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,046
Dr. Scott Alan Wingerter, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Scott Wingerter's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wingerter include hip arthroscopy, sports health, and arthritis. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Dr. Wingerter accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Viant. Before performing his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Wingerter attended New York Medical College for medical school.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Hip Arthroscopy, Surgical Procedures, Hip Resurfacing, Arthritis, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $1,951
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $247
Dr. Christopher Alan Bagby, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12330 Metcalf Avenue; Suite 400
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Christopher Bagby specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Bagby has a special interest in strains, sprains, and fractures (broken bones). He takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Missouri Health System for his residency. Dr. Bagby's distinctions include: Orthopaedic Honors; Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Honors; and Extremity Anatomy Honors. He is affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH), and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bagby's office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Fractures, Strains, Sprains, Meniscus Tear, Tendonitis

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $4,915
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,471

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard; Suite 100a
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Jon Browne is a Leawood, KS physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Browne honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Browne attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Menorah Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 43
  • Charge (avg.): $8,730
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,482
Dr. Thomas L Shriwise, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Thomas Shriwise is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Truman Medical Centers. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shriwise is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Ligament Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Danny M Gurba, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Danny Gurba works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Gurba trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for his residency. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gurba takes. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 101
  • Charge (avg.): $4,219
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,319

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What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the knee joint that are damaged. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Knee replacement is used only if other, less invasive treatments have not worked.

A knee replacement may be partial, involving only the damaged areas, or it may include the entire joint. During surgery, the cartilage, a smooth and tough piece of tissue that lines the ends of bones, is removed. The ends of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (lower leg bone), and, sometimes, patella (kneecap) are smoothed out and replaced with metal parts. The cartilage is then replaced with a plastic disc that the metal can glide across when moving. This removes any rough or grinding surfaces within the knee that may have been causing pain.

Surgery can be performed by a large incision along the knee or through tiny incisions with small tools and an arthroscope, a small lighted tube with a camera. The procedure takes one to two hours, and you will stay in the hospital for a few days following surgery as you heal and learn to use your new knee. Physical therapy can help you move correctly and prevent stiffness. Generally, you will be able to return to normal activity within a few weeks, but you may be asked to stop participating in high-impact activities, like football or running, which could injure your new knee.

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