Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic of Kansas City
3651 College Boulevard, Suite 100A
Leawood, Kansas 66211
P: (913) 319 - 7500

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Cris Barnthouse, MD

Focus lies within sports medicine, the shoulder, and the knee. Subspecialties include sports injuries, as well as reconstructive surgeries for both, the shoulder and the knee. Dr. Barnthouse completed his research and sports medicine fellowship under the direction of the medical staff at Harvard University. He is now the acting Head Team Physician for the Kansas City Chiefs, as well as the Co-Director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at UMKC.  Dr. Barnthouse has even treated a staff member of ours!

Jon Browne, MD

Focus lies specifically within the realm of the knee, with a subspecialty in sports medicine. Dr. Browne has been practicing for over 25 years, and spent 22 of those years as the Head Team Physician for the Kansas City Chiefs (1989-2011). Dr. Browne is the other Co-Director of the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at UMKC, along with Dr. Barnthouse. He gives back to the academic community as an assistant professor for UMKC and The University of Kansas Medical School. 

John "Jack" Carlisle, MD

Focus lies within hip arthroscopy, as well as sports medicine. Dr. Carlisle's subspecialties of sports medicine include complex knee and shoulder procedures. He is currently an active member of the United States Ski and Snowboarding Team Physician Pool, and the current hip consultant for the Kansas City Ballet.  We've established a superb professional relationship with Dr. Carlisle based on a mutual respect for one another's skill and technique over the past 5 years, and look forward to continuing to grow in the future. 

Kirk McCullough, MD

Focus lies within sports medicine, with an extensive background and training on procedures involving the shoulder/elbow, as well as the foot/ankle. During his fellowship, he served as an assistant to the team physicians of the Carolina Panthers NFL team, and via his professional relationship with his mentor in foot/ankle procedures, Dr. Robert Anderson, henceforth became a member of the NFL Foot/Ankle subcommittee. His research and clinical interests include the shoulder/elbow, knee, and foot/ankle. He currently stays involved and up-to-date in sports medicine as an Assistant Team Physician for the Kansas City Chiefs, Sporting Kansas City, the Team Physician for St. Thomas Aquinas High School, and a consultant for the Kansas City Ballet. Dr. McCullough is also an Assistant Professor at UMKC Medical School. 

Christopher Peer, MD, MS

Focus lies within general orthopaedic, as well as sports medicine orthopaedic procedures and conditions.  His wide range of orthopaedic care includes reconstructive surgery and arthroplasty of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Peer completed his subspecialty fellowship under Drs. Browne and Barnthouse at UMKC, during which he was an active member of the Kansas City Chiefs medical staff.  Between 2012-2015, he served as the Head Team Physician for the currently #1 ranked NCAA Division I Michigan Tech Hockey Team, as well as the Head Team Physician for the entire Michigan Tech and Finlandia University athletic programs. He opened his practice here in Kansas City at OSMCKC in 2015. 

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