Top Orthopedic Surgeons in Independence, MO

Looking for an Orthopedic surgeon that you can trust is a daunting task. You do not want to chance that the person you are going to for ankle, knee, hip, or even spinal surgery may not be among the best in their field. Though this is a decision you have to make for yourself after meeting the orthopedic surgeons in person we are giving you a good start. Hopefully an end to your frustration even.

Orthopedic surgery is becoming ever more common as advancements allow for better hip and knee replacements which of course makes the demand for orthopedic surgeons higher. Find the best ones in Independence MO so you can find the surgeon that is right for you and your needs. Something as important as a hip replacement or any other orthopedic surgery, can't be left to chance and all the time spent researching surgeons around can take up an awful lot of time. So here are the top orthopedic surgeons we have chosen in Independence MO.

  • Gregory L. Hummel, M.D., P.C.

    Gregory L. Hummel, M.D., P.C.

    Independence, MO

    As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Hummel is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries of the musculoskeletal system. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and the National Board of Examiners. He completed his fellowship training at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.

  • Robert B. Grossman, M.D.

    Robert B. Grossman, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    Dr. Grossman is a specialist in the field of sports medicine. He completed His Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Vermont, and his Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital. He is the first orthopaedist elected to the International Society of Orthpaedics and Traumatologists in Monmouth County in the past 25 years.

  • C. Daniel Smith, D.O.

    C. Daniel Smith, D.O.

    Independence, MO

    Dr. Smith is board certified in both orthopedics and arthroscopy. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Doctors Hospital in Columbus. He also completed an A/O-ASIF trauma fellowship in Neuchatel Switzerland. In practice since 1986, he is a founding member of The Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center.

  • Gregory P Ballard, M.D.

    Gregory P Ballard, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    As an orthopedic surgeon he treats and manages injuries of the bone and joint; including joint replacement, fracture and trauma management. Dr Ballard also has special interests in sports injuries. Dr. Ballard started Centerpoint Orthopedics over 2 years ago and is currently affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center.

  • Cary D. Glastein, M.D.

    Cary D. Glastein, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    Dr. Cary Glastein is a Fellowship trained spine surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical Center. He specializes in degenerative problems of the adult spine, including disc herniations, and spinal stenosis.

  • Molly D. Black, M.D.

    Molly D. Black, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    Dr. Black is currently affiliated with the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She completed her fellowship training at the Duke University, has served as an assistant professor of orthopedic trauma at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and has served as a trauma surgeon at Midwest Orthopedic Center.

  • Lance A. Markbreiter, M.D.

    Lance A. Markbreiter, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    Dr. Lance Markbreiter is an orthopaedic specialist in foot and ankle problems. He completed an intensive fellowship to gain special expertise for treating disorders of the foot and ankle including: fractures, bunions, hammertoes, diabetic feet and neuromas.

  • Thomas P Phillips, M.D.

    Thomas P Phillips, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    He finished his Fellowship training in both Orthopaedic Pathology and Hand Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, respectively. Dr. Phillips is currently practicing his specialization at the Dickson-Diveley Midwest Orthopaedic Clinic.

  • John W Collins, Jr, M.D.

    John W Collins, Jr, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    Dr. John Collins served two years in the US Navy and was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and is currently affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

  • Steven T. Joyce, M.D.

    Steven T. Joyce, M.D.

    Independence, MO

    Sr. Steven Joyce is a fellowship-trained and board certified orthopedic surgeon. He was certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and he completed his fellowship at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.


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