From youth to the pros, our sports medicine team provides comprehensive care for all athletic injuries, from minor sprains to concussions. Whether you play competitively or just for fun, our experts will get you back in the game as quickly and safely as possible.
About sports medicine
Our sports medicine specialists help athletes of all ages and skill levels by preventing and treating sports-related injuries. From professional sports players to recreational athletes, they provide comprehensive, quality care to help you get back into play. Exercise and treatment programs are designed to meet the needs of your specific condition so that you can return to your active lifestyle.
Our sports medicine and performance physicians and care providers are at the forefront of keeping professional athletes healthy. This means that serious and recreational athletes – including youth, high school, college and adult – receive the same high-quality care the professionals receive.
The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider of:
It’s essential to keep young athletes as healthy as possible. Our sports medicine experts team up with schools in the Kansas City region to treat their athletes. The Sports Medicine and Performance Center provides full-time certified athletic trainers to our partner schools. Student-athletes receive injury care and management with direct access to our physicians and other sports medicine experts.
The University of Kansas Health System is the sports medicine and athletic training provider for:
Blue Valley School District
De Soto School District
Lansing School District
Shawnee Mission School District
Why choose us for sports medicine
The Sports Medicine and Performance Center offers:
A team of highly trained doctors, surgeons and staff equipped to deal with the special needs and focus of athletes.
Fast access. Our goal is to see an athlete within the first 48 hours after an injury.
Programs designed and overseen by the health system's sports performance advisory board. Our team of sports medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, certified strength and conditioning specialists athletic trainers and fitness professionals helps athletes improve their performance in a safe, effective manner.
6 convenient locations. The Sports Medicine and Performance Center has locations in Overland Park, Truman Sports Complex, Kansas City, Kansas, Shawnee and Lawrence, Kansas.
The full range of care – from the first visit to diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and follow-up care. We offer a team of specialists, in addition to the physician who sees you on your first visit.
The highest level of care for all athletes. The same doctors who care for the Kansas City Royals and The Kansas City Chiefs will see your 8-year-old soccer player.
Doctors at The University of Kansas Health System are care providers and researchers at the forefront of new medical discoveries. From primary care to complex conditions, we offer hundreds of specialists.