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Sports Medicine

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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.

To request an appointment with a sports medicine specialist, call 913-574-4878 or toll-free 855-898-9275.

Healthcare for professional athletes

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:

Partnerships with schools

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.

Sports medicine services

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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.

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Our sports medicine locations

  • Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    1. Medical Pavilion
    • Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    • 10730 Nall Ave., Suite 200
    • Overland Park, KS 66211
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    • HOL Closed -
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  • Sports Medicine Overland Park
    2. Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    • 8302 W. 125th St.
    • Overland Park, KS 66213
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
  • Medical Office Building
    3. Medical Pavilion
    • Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    • 2000 Olathe Blvd., Level 2
    • Kansas City, KS 66160
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
  • KU West
    4. KU MedWest
    • Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    • 7405 Renner Road
    • Shawnee, KS 66217
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
  • Truman Sports Complex
    5. Truman Sports Complex
    • Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    • One Arrowhead Drive, Gate 5
    • Kansas City, MO 64129
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
  • Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    6. Sports Medicine and Performance Center
    • 4910 Corporate Centre Drive
    • Suite 150
    • Lawrence, KS 66047
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
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Extended hours for sports and orthopedic injuries

Our physicians are available by appointment at the Indian Creek Campus until 7 p.m Monday-Thursday, or for walk-ins 8-11 a.m. Saturday.

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