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The KCBJ Story

Since 1940, Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic has provided orthopedic service and compassion in Overland Park for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and injuries.  In 2007, we opened our new facility at 10701 Nall.  In 2011, we joined Signature Medical Group as a division of Signature Medical Group of K.C., PA. In March, 2015 we opened our Lee’s Summit office at 3151 NE Carnegie Drive in Lee’s Summit. In January 2018 we expanded our clinics to the Olathe area, within the Olathe Medical Center via Johnson County Orthopedics located at 20920 W. 151st Street, Suite 100 in Olathe, Kansas.

Our specific focus is the musculoskeletal system, the system of the body that includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves and any structures related to them. Along with general orthopedic surgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation, KCBJ has orthopaedic surgeons with fellowship training in total joint replacement, sports medicine, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, knee, shoulder, and ankle arthroscopy.

Kansas City Bone and Joint Clinic’s physicians are all board-certified. Board certification indicates the physician has passed rigid oral and written or computer based training administered by members of an American Specialty Board, and has documented surgical cases reviewed by their examiners for a required period of time. It is an important consideration for any patients looking for specialty care.

Meet Our Physicians

All of the physicians with Kansas City Bone & Joint are board certified. Many are specialty trained and hold additional certifications.

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic Surgeons specialize in treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system that includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, skin and structures related to them.  Common injuries requiring their training include broken bones, torn ligaments, dislocations, sprains, tendon injuries, pulled muscles, ruptured discs and sciatica as well as chronic conditions such as, joint pain, back pain, arthritis and bursitis (joint inflammation).

Rehabilitation Physicians

Rehabilitation Physicians (often referred to as Physiatrists) specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and treat a wide range of impairments to restore functional ability and quality of life to patients.  This includes, back pain, spinal cord injury, sports injuries, arthritis, work injuries, brain injury and stroke, acute or chronic pain management, and many others.  Also provided is electromyography, or EMG, and nerve conduction studies to diagnose neurological disorders due to many underlying factors related to injuries or illnesses.

Nurse Practitioners 

Kansas City Bone & Joint utilizes the skills of Nurse Practitioners, sometimes referred to as a NP or APRN, to assist in surgery and see patients in clinic. These providers are able to evaluate, treat and prescribe medications if needed. Many times they are able to see patients urgently the same day.

Physician Assistants

Kansas city bone & joint utilizes the skills of Physician Assistants, sometimes referred to as a PAs, to assist in surgery and see patients in clinic. These providers are able to evaluate, treat and prescribe medications if needed. Many times they are able to see patients urgently the same day.

Support Staff

Our team is made up of caring, skilled professionals who work with you to get you Back in Action. From our switchboard to surgery, we take your care seriously. Our office is fortunate to have wonderful providers and staff members who care about the outcome of each patient.

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Technology enhances healthcare

Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic provides the latest medical technology including Electronic Medical Records, Digital X-Ray, as well as options of on-line registration and bill pay, secure messaging, electronic statements and free public Wi-Fi.

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Back in Action

Our patients at Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic are very important to us. Here are some great stories from a few of our patients on how they got ‘Back in Action’.


“I got my life back. I can walk, I can ride my bike, i’m in the wellness program at work. Every Wednesday I play sand volleyball and I play golf twice a week.”

  A Total Knee Replacement And Still Active As Ever, If Not More Dr. Robert Bruce performed a total knee replacement on Michelle. She had great results.

“I want people to know, don’t put it off. I have the feeling back in my fingers. I don’t have any fire burning. You can’t even see where he worked on me.”

  Dr. Walker patient undergoes bilateral carpal tunnel surgery Dr.Walker was able to get this cartoonist back to doing what he loves.

“I know Dr. Samuelson would not do surgery if it was not absolutely necessary. That’s a thing I think between patient and surgeon. I mean, you essentially place your life in their hand and that would be difficult to do if you did not have total trust. Which I do, with Dr. Samuelson.”

  400 Miles won’t keep Beth from her Doctor- Dr. Samuelson patient