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Healthcare at a Glance in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City residents have access to several healthcare facilities, including the University of Kansas Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, and North Kansas Hospital. For children’s care, there’s the Children's Mercy Kansas City Hospital.

Kansas City’s Top-Rated Facilities

U.S. News ranks the University of Kansas Hospital as #1 in Kansas and in Kansas City. University of Kansas Hospital nationally ranks in seven adult specialties, including:

  • #17 in ear, nose, and throat (otolaryngology)
  • #24 in geriatrics
  • #30 in neurology & neurosurgery

U.S. News ranks Children's Mercy Kansas City Hospital as #2 in Missouri as well as #7 in the Midwestern region. Nationally, Children’s Mercy Kansas City Hospital ranks in nine children’s specialties, including:

  • #10 in pediatric nephrology
  • #24 in pediatric cardiology & heart surgery
  • #25 in pediatric neurology & neurosurgery
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Orthopedist Frequently Asked Questions

What is an orthopedist?

An orthopedic surgeon, or orthopedist, is a physician that diagnoses and treats injuries of the musculoskeletal system. They use both nonsurgical and surgical treatments to manage disorders related to bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

Orthopedic surgeons treat a wide variety of conditions, including:

What procedures do orthopedic surgeons perform?

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Orthopedic surgeons often perform the following tests and procedures in their office:

What conditions do orthopedic surgeons treat?

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Orthopedic surgeons treat a number of conditions related to bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints. The following are examples of some of the more common conditions they can diagnose and treat:

What should I ask an orthopedic surgeon?

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Some questions that you may want to ask an orthopedic surgeon during your appointment include:

  • Will I need physical therapy?
  • Are there other nonsurgical treatment options available for my condition?
  • Am I a candidate for surgery? Why or why not?
  • If I do need surgery, how long will recovery take?
  • Will my condition continue to get worse? Are there things I can do to slow the progression?
  • Are there any exercises or activities that I can do, or ones I should avoid?