KU MedWest Occupational Health

Providing advanced care close to home


7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, Kansas 66217

Call to schedule an appointment

Phone: 913-588-2200

Fax: 913-588-8423


7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.


8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Our experienced staff provides expert outpatient physical and occupational therapy to patients with work- and nonwork-related injuries.


Occupational and physical therapy

We treat workers' compensation and nonwork-related injuries.

Hand therapy

Our certified hand therapist provides pre- and post-surgical therapy, custom splinting, strapping and casting.

Post-offer testing

We perform job-demand analysis, agility and fit-for-duty testing.

Ergonomic evaluations

Our ergonomics specialists provide individual worksite analysis, workflow analysis and injury prevention consultations.

Computerized functional capacity evaluations

Using the latest physical capacity tests, we assess a patient's overall function and compare it to a national database. We then determine disability and baseline functioning to establish pre- and post-operation capabilities.

Surface nerve conduction studies

We use innovative technology to detect neurological or muscular disorders.

Concussion therapy

Vestibular rehabilitation

Meet our experienced staff

Janet Brooks, RPT, Rehab Manager

Janet has more than 30 years of experience as an administrator and practicing clinical therapist. A registered physical therapist, Janet specializes in outpatient orthopedic injuries and workers' compensation injury management.

Brian Mills, MOTR/L, CHT, IFE, CEAS

A certified hand therapist, Brian specializes in hand and upper quarter and extremity therapy. He's also certified in ergonomics and is an international functional evaluator.

Jennifer Zentz, MPT

Jennifer is an experienced physical therapist and a certified ergonomics specialist. While working in the military, she developed programs for traumatic brain injury. She is also certified in vestibular rehabilitation and has experience in workers' compensation injury management.

Heidi Garcia, CPTA

A certified physical therapy assistant, Heidi specialized in outpatient therapy and has extensive knowledge of occupational health.

Micheal Johnson, CPTA

Micheal is a certified physical therapy assistant specializing in outpatient therapy. He's also proficient in Spanish.

Ryan Jones, DO

Dr. Jones' clinical practice is focused on Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care.

Insurance accepted

  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry
  • Humana
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare